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NECA CEO David Long Offers Perspective in Specialty Contracting Section for ENR

Jun 14, 2019

National Electrical Contractors Association CEO David Long shared his insights about issues facing the industry’s top leaders as part of a special editorial section in Engineering News-Record this month.

In one area, Long spoke to the strategies NECA members are exploring to attract and retain employees.

“Our members are using several approaches, including increased recruitment, prefabrication, technology techniques, pre-apprentice programs, college partnering and training programs around specific skill sets,” he said.

Executives at the Sheet Metal & Air-Conditioning Contractors’ National Association, the Mechanical Contractors Association of America, the American Subtractors Association and the Associated General Contractors of America also took part in the project.

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