And the best way to learn, he says? Ask questions! Creig always likes to tell those entering the industry to get curious and ask. There’s no such thing as a stupid question!
Our mentors ensure the apprentices not only receive high caliber on-the-job training but also high caliber guidance on career development. Labor Manager Mike Spiering approaches mentorship as a way to help his apprentices develop a better, brighter career. But Mike isn’t looking to just teach the technical skills. He also wants to help build up leadership skills as well, he explains: “A mentor leads-by-example and takes the initiative to show others the skills and knowledge needed to carry on tasks and operations.”