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Bechtel launches training program in Abu Dhabi

This new program continues Bechtel’s longstanding commitment to capacity building, skills training and development of local workforces on its projects

Bechtel announced an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipal Affairs to launch a training program.
Bechtel announced an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipal Affairs to launch a training program.

Bechtel announced an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipal Affairs to launch a training program involving engineers in Abu Dhabi.

Over the next ten years, up to 100 trainees from Abu Dhabi will be deployed at Bechtel projects for at least 12 months, with the aim of enhancing the practical and technical skills of Emirati engineers in building and construction areas.

This new program continues Bechtel’s longstanding commitment to capacity building, skills training and development of local workforces on its projects around the world.

David Welch, president, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Bechtel said: “We are pleased to be working with HE Khalifa Mohammed Al Mazroui, Undersecretary of the Department of Municipal Affairs, to contribute towards professional development training for Emiratis. This innovative program will provide Emiratis with practical experience and training on projects, where they will work with our experts to enhance their knowledge of project delivery, business priorities, and leadership skills.”

HE Khalifa Mohammed Al Mazroui, Undersecretary of the Department of Municipal Affairs, said: “Working with a reputed and specialized company such as Bechtel, which has an all-round experience in infrastructure and large projects worldwide, adds considerable value to our training initiatives.”

Bechtel is currently involved with a number of major infrastructure projects including Riyadh Metro, Jubail Industrial City, and new economic cities and industrial areas in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Muscat airport in Oman, the Al Taweelah Alumina and Borouge 3 petrochemicals complex in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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