In episode 9, anchor Brock Yordy gets in-depth on the “entitled” reputation of generation Z, and then interviews driller Dwayne Graff of Well Initiatives Limited.

“I can still really remember the day that I walked on the first jobsite and saw a fully outfitted 15W Gardner-Denver. I took a look at that and I’m like, ‘Yeah, this thing’s pretty cool. I need to get my hands on this.’ ”

He started his own business doing well and pump service a few years later, and now years later focuses on municipal projects in Ontario.

This episode covers:

  • Heat safety for drilling and construction professionals
  • Maine, Passamaquoddy Tribe groundwater deal
  • Colorado, Nebraska and the South Platte River Compact
  • Hiring and training gen Z in drilling and construction
  • The age gap in drilling and construction
  • Building capacity in training for drilling and construction

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