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Elevate Your Team with Strategic Development Solutions

Maintenance and Plant Managers,

In the realm of training, achieving tangible impact is paramount. Through years of experience, I've come to understand that effective training transcends the initial learning phase—it requires a strategic approach that fosters continuous application and growth. All too often, training is treated as a mere checkbox or a quick fix for maintenance issues.

However, the reality is that without a plan for ongoing application, valuable knowledge quickly fades into obscurity. Individuals return from training sessions filled with insights but without avenues to implement them, leading to diminished skills over time.


Contrary to common misconceptions, mastering fields like maintenance and operations demands more than a one-time exposure to training. Retaining and applying such knowledge necessitates a deliberate and sustained effort—a strategic developmental plan.

So, what does such a plan entail? It revolves around creating opportunities for personnel to apply and reinforce their learning consistently. For instance, while initial training might not be suited for online simulations, they prove immensely valuable as follow-up tools to enhance proficiency.


Another effective strategy involves leveraging onsite experts to mentor individuals post- training, fostering skill application and growth in real world scenarios. Our tailored mentorship programs and developmental workbooks streamline this process, ensuring maximum utilization of training investments.
At Orion Technical Solutions, we specialize in crafting holistic developmental solutions tailored to your organization's unique needs.

Beyond standalone training, we focus on long-term outcomes, driving continuous improvement and excellence in maintenance and plant performance. Through partnerships with affiliate organizations, we offer a comprehensive suite of services, including competency assessments, employee screening, mentoring programs, and sourcing quality training across industrial technician domains.

Ready to empower your team for success? Let's discuss how our strategic development solutions can unleash the full potential of your personnel and drive lasting impact.

Reach out today to explore the possibilities and embark on a journey towards enhanced skills and capabilities for your team!

Mike Glass

About the author

Mike Glass

Mike Glass is an ISA Certified Automation Professional (CAP) and a Master Certified Control System Technician (CCST III). Mike has 38 years of experience in the I&C industry performing a mix of startups, field service and troubleshooting, controls integration and programming, tuning & optimization services, and general I&C consulting, as well as providing technical training and a variety of skills-related solutions to customers across North America.

Mike can be reached directly via [email protected] or by phone at (208) 715-1590.