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NECA Field Leadership Essentials

Elevate Your Team's Potential with Field Leadership Training!

About Field Leadership Essentials

Foremen play a vital role in projects, ensuring on-time, on-budget completion of the essential construction tasks driving America's progress. They excel in managing time, resources, and personnel, while also tending to their team's physical and mental needs. Effective task delegation, motivation, and skill enhancement are all part of their leadership. NECA’s Field Leadership Essentials Program is a one-day, in-person field leadership development course designed specifically to meet the needs of electrical contractors. This course focuses on the knowledge and skills that every field leader must learn to be an effective manager of people, time, equipment, and materials.

Target Audience

Anyone who is currently a field leader, in line to become a field leader, or wants to learn what it takes to be a field leader.


For more information, contact [email protected].

Course Delivery

This course is designed to be delivered locally by NECA Field Representatives and local instructors for NECA Chapters and Member companies. For more information on how to become an approved instructor or deliver the course please contact [email protected]. Hosting Guidelines can be found below.

Hosting Guidelines

What Participants Will Learn

  • Explain the field leader’s roles and responsibilities.
  • Use effective communication techniques on the jobsite.
  • Describe how you can better support crews.
  • Identify the characteristics and behaviors of good leadership.
  • Motivate crews based on individual and situational needs.
  • Use a step-by-step process to make better decisions.
  • Describe the supervisor’s role in harassment prevention.
  • Describe the benefits of developing a positive mindset around diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging.
  • Describe steps you can take to improve crew productivity.
  • Describe the importance of different types of schedules to the construction process.
  • Describe the components of costs on a job.
  • Explain the business impact of poor tool and material management.
  • Define common types of estimates and the components of a bid estimate.
  • Describe the supervisor’s role in creating and maintaining a safe working environment.

Thank you!

A generous contribution from NECA’s Premier Partners has enabled the development of this program and allowed NECA to deliver this program at a low cost to our membership.

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