WG B2.53 Management guidelines for outsourcing OHTL technical expertise

Asset managers have been outsourcing technical work for many years.  The question arises: what is the right balance between outsourcing vs. maintaining in-house technical expertise?  This study will present guidelines to answer this question. In addition the study will present some best practices for transferring in-house expertise to, and retention of, new engineers and field personnel that do not have an Overhead Transmission Line (OHTL)background.

Management considerations and guidelines for balancing outsourcing and maintaining in-house technical expertise for overhead transmission line engineering, maintenance and construction.