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On-the-Job Training Program

Contact Us

Kristi Marshall
OJT Supportive Services Specialist
Phone: (501) 569-2288
Cell: (501) 351-8597

What is the OJT/SS  Program?

The On-the-Job Training Supportive Services (OJT/SS) Program is a program of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), that assists State Transportation Agencies (STAs) in the development and enhancement of their job training and apprenticeship programs using Federal assisted funds. OJT/SS complements the FHWA On-the-Job Training Program and was created to increase the pool of qualified women, minorities, and disadvantaged individuals in the highway construction industry.

Program Objectives:

Develop outreach services in order to increase women, minorities, and disadvantaged individual’s (trainees) participation in the highway construction industry.

Provide highway construction hands-on training programs to increase the level of skills needed in the highway construction industry for trainees.

Provide skills training aimed at increasing the overall participation of trainees in the highway constructions industry.

Provide resources for the trainees who participate in the program.

Ensure equal opportunity exists in the highway construction industry.

Certify trainees after completing the program with the skillset of a trained classification.

Women in STEM Conference

The target audience for the conference are 9th to 12th grade female students. The goal of the conference is to provide the students a chance to realize opportunities in the STEM field by listening, learning, and interacting with other female leaders who have experience and careers in the STEM field. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Kristi Marshall, phone: 501-569-2288 or or Patrick Thomas, phone: 501-569-2380 or

Program Links:
OJT-SS Brochure
OJT Quarterly Newsletter
OJT-SS Fact Sheet