Monday, March 28, 2011

Marcellus Shale: BOCES gearing up for Marcellus training

 Written by Jennifer K. Levine on March 11, 2011 – 8:06 am
In the Southern Tier of New York, the NYS School Boards Association recognizes the potential for enormous job creation once the drilling moratorium is lifted. And the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego (DCMO) BOCES director of career and technical education, Stephen Perrin, wants to be ready. He sees a need for truck drivers, heavy equipment operators, general laborers, welders and mechanics; all jobs that the BOCES could help fill, especially through adult education.
Read more here: Capital Business Blog
Opponents argue that these are marginal jobs... but a job is a job, especially if you do not have a job. It is also my understanding that these jobs pay well.

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