The Training Academy develops employees in the areas of safety, preventive maintenance and operation of heavy equipment.

The Academy provides opportunities to develop employee knowledge, skills and abilities to meet the Department’s goals and objectives.

The Training Academy consists of an instructional center complete with conference room, a fully-equipped shop, 135 acres of training grounds, over 100 pieces of equipment and an experienced staff of instructors dedicated to meeting training needs of the Department.

Training Academy courses are scheduled on a quarterly basis and are based on Department needs. Applications are received through training contact representatives in each District and the General Office.

John Romero, Highway Operations Support Division Director
505-470-3777
john.romero4@state.nm.us

Location:
1120 Cerrillos Road, Room 111
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Burnie Nicholson Jr., Training Academy Director
575-840-8977
burnie.nicholson@state.nm.us

Location:
132 W. Earl Cummings Loop, Bldg 735
Roswell, New Mexico 88203

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