Between January 2015 and December 2019, approximately 11,430 direct employees and resident contractors hires in the combined operations, maintenance, and engineering occupations will be needed to replace attrition and fill newly created positions.

Approximately 93% of all new hires will be the result of attrition and retirement as opposed to overall employment increases.  SOURCE: EHCMA Workforce Assessment Survey

Dream It. Do It. Southeast Texas is the grassroots authority on influencing the perception of manufacturing careers by leveraging strategic partnerships to attract and recruit a qualified manufacturing workforce.

Our target audience is students, parents, and educators at the middle school, high school, and community college levels.

 

Denise Smesny is the primary point of contact for Dream It. Do It. Southeast Texas and the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region on all workforce programming-related tasks, including communicating the career opportunities available in the manufacturing, petrochemical, logistics, and other related industries along the Houston Ship Channel to a variety of audiences throughout the region.