National Apprenticeship Week 2023: Empowering the Clean Energy Workforce (November 13-19)
National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) stands as a resounding testament to the growing significance of apprenticeships in the journey toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Established by the U.S. Department of Labor, NAW unites diverse stakeholders, from employers to government leaders, in celebrating the successes and value of Registered Apprenticeships.
This annual event, occurring from November 13-19, serves as a pivotal platform to emphasize the transformative role of apprenticeships in shaping our collective path toward a greener and more inclusive tomorrow.
Empowering the Clean Energy Workforce of Tomorrow: Sendero's Apprenticeship Program
Sendero Energy Services is committed to shaping the future of the clean energy workforce. In August 2023, we established our Registered Apprenticeship Program for Operating Engineers, marking a significant step in our dedication to nurturing talent and bridging workforce shortages in the clean energy sector. This program is at the core of our efforts to empower the workforce of tomorrow and ensure a brighter, more sustainable future for all.
Sendero Energy Services: Pioneering Clean Energy Solutions
Sendero Energy Services is a leading professional services company specializing in earthwork, drainage, and utilities for renewable energy developers and EPC firms in the Southwest. Our work goes beyond construction; it's about actively nurturing a workforce capable of driving the clean energy transition forward. Committed to a sustainable energy future, we support clean power projects in the solar, wind, energy storage, carbon capture, methane capture, and biofuel sectors.
The Power of Apprenticeships in Shaping Tomorrow
Apprenticeships have long been recognized as the backbone of workforce development, providing a unique pathway for individuals to acquire the skills and knowledge needed for successful careers in the industry. National Apprenticeship Week is an occasion that unites employers, industry associations, labor organizations, community-based entities, education providers, and government leaders in a collective effort to highlight the pivotal role of registered apprenticeships in building a thriving and sustainable workforce.
This year, NAW's theme, "Registered Apprenticeship: Superhighway to Good Jobs," underscores the growing prominence of registered apprenticeships as a proven and industry-driven training model. It expedites entry into high-quality jobs while enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) in the workplace. In a sector marked by critical workforce shortages, registered apprenticeships provide a tangible solution to bridge these gaps and foster a stronger, more inclusive clean energy industry.
Promoting Diversity and Addressing Workforce Shortages
Registered apprenticeships serve as a vital instrument for addressing our nation's pressing workforce shortages, particularly in high-priority sectors like clean energy. These programs open doors to good-quality jobs for individuals who have historically been underrepresented in the workforce, including women, people of color, and those with disabilities. They also offer opportunities for underserved populations, such as youth and young adults, to access promising career paths in a growing industry.
By partnering with the U.S. Department of Labor to offer apprenticeships, Sendero Energy Services is not only investing in the skill development of our workforce but is also contributing to a more equitable, sustainable, and diverse clean energy sector. As a company deeply committed to environmental stewardship, we understand that a sustainable future is inseparable from fostering a sustainable and diverse workforce.
A Proclamation for National Apprenticeship Week
National Apprenticeship Week is an occasion to celebrate the transformative power of apprenticeships in shaping a sustainable future. At Sendero Energy Services, we're proud to share our proclamation for National Apprenticeship Week, which underscores the significance of apprenticeships in building a thriving, equitable, and diverse workforce.
This proclamation serves as a testament to our dedication to empowering individuals with the skills they need to succeed in the clean energy industry. We encourage you to explore the document, which highlights the pivotal role of apprenticeships in advancing the clean energy transition, supporting underserved communities, and promoting diversity and inclusion.
Empowering the Workforce of Tomorrow
As we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, let's not lose sight of the profound impact that apprenticeships have on individuals and the industry as a whole. They are not merely training programs; they are transformative pathways to excellence. Apprenticeships enable individuals to unlock their potential, become skilled professionals, and contribute to a more sustainable and equitable future.
At Sendero Energy Services, we're committed to nurturing the talent that will drive the clean energy revolution forward. By offering a Registered Apprenticeship Program for Operating Engineers, we are investing in the workforce of tomorrow. We are actively working to bridge workforce shortages, promote diversity, and provide opportunities to underserved communities. In doing so, we not only contribute to the growth of the clean energy sector but also to a brighter, more inclusive future for all.
National Apprenticeship Week is not just a celebration; it's a reminder that together, through apprenticeships, we can illuminate the path to excellence and make a lasting impact on our environment, our workforce, and our society. We invite you to join us in celebrating this remarkable week and the opportunities it represents for a brighter and more sustainable future.
About Sendero Energy Services
Sendero Energy Services is a civil construction-focused professional services company specializing in earthwork, drainage, and utilities for renewable energy developers and EPC firms in the Southwest. Our commitment to a sustainable energy future includes capabilities to safely support clean power projects in the solar, wind, energy storage, carbon capture, methane capture, and biofuel sectors. Follow Sendero Energy Services on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube, and learn more at senderoenergyservices.com.