Nearly 95 percent of Pennsylvania’s Shale producers participated in the Marcellus Shale Coalition’s annual workforce survey.
Key survey highlights include:
- 26.5 percent of new hires work in engineering and construction, 23 percent of new hires work in equipment operations; 15.2 percent in operations and maintenance, 8 percent in administration, 7 percent in land and 5 percent in environmental, health & safety;
- 83 percent of new hires came from Marcellus Shale [Pa., Oh., W.Va., N.Y., Md.] states;
- Positions most difficult to fill;
- Workforce diversity; and
- Recruitment methods and challenges, including educational and professional training needs.
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