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         Burgess “Med” Allen (right) assists (from left) Kaitlin Glowaski, Sunny Soma, Kyle Miller and Andrew Barclay at the new ELDP center of operations in 703-2B.

        New center of operations provides training space


        for Engineering Leadership Development Program



        As SRNS continues to grow, departments must assess how processes
        can be further improved to create a compelling place to work.
                                                                   “The ELDP does more than prepare you specifically for your next
        Recently, the 730-2B cafeteria underwent a transformation to become   position; it prepares you for a career on site. Through tours, training
        a center of operations for the Engineering Leadership Development   and projects, the ELDP provided me with knowledge and connections
        Program (ELDP) to simplify training processes.                  that will benefit me long past my first assignment.”
        The newly-renovated space provides a central meeting location for           Hope Hartman
        ELDP members to interact with administrative personnel, receive
        mentoring and obtain basic qualification training in a collaborative
        environment. Prior to this, ELDP members occupied various cubicles
        on the second floor of 730-4B, which made it difficult for mentors to   “The ELDP does more than prepare you specifically for your next
        easily communicate with the group.                      position; it prepares you for a career on site,” said SRTE Reservoir
        “Our program brings the engineering organization together through   Systems Packaging Engineer Hope Hartman. “Through tours, training
        training, large group presentations, facility tours and group activities,”   and projects, the ELDP provided me with knowledge and connections
        said ELDP Manager Eric Johnson. “We appreciate the support from   that will benefit me long past my first assignment.”
        the engineering organization as well as the energy and determination   The ELDP is a two-month program that allows newly-hired college
        of our new engineers.”                                  graduates to learn about SRS and experience various challenging
        Nearly 500 new engineers have come through the ELDP; the   opportunities within SRNS Engineering. The program is involved
        program has a 90 percent retention rate.                in engineer recruiting, interviewing, hiring, on-boarding, training,
                                                                mentoring, networking and placement.
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