Protecting the Most Valuable Resource on Site

LaRhonda Julien

Beware! Head scratching. Chin rubbing. Shrugging of the shoulders. These triggers, or red flags, are signs which indicate to you that a person is working in knowledge-based mode. Join me in this session to explore how using human performance tools and techniques can help to reduce the number of adverse outcomes on a project which occur as a result of error traps, triggers, and mental modes. Participants will walk away with an understanding of what human performance is, the benefits of a successful program, and its impact across their organizations.

Learning Objectives: 

  • As a result of taking this course, the learner should understand how human performance improves reliability and accountability while reducing costs and errors.
  • As a result of taking this course, the learner will understand the five human performance principles and be able to identify common error traps and triggers.
  • As a result of taking this course, the learner should be able to integrate human performance tools and techniques into their current processes.

Presented by LaRhonda Julien – Construction and Environmental Coordinator, Georgia Transmission Corporation

LaRhonda Julien is Construction and Environmental Coordinator for the Construction Inspection department at Georgia Transmission Corporation – a not-for-profit utility company that connects power plants to local electric member cooperatives throughout Georgia. Her primary responsibilities include implementing human performance improvement, overseeing business continuity, and change management processes along with coordinating capital construction projects and environmental protection activities. She chairs the company’s Human Performance Strategic Team. LaRhonda earned a degree in business from the University of Phoenix and received a Lean Six Sigma green belt from the University of Georgia. She has continued her professional development through leadership programs with Catholic Charities Atlanta and the United Way of Atlanta and by completing the Management Development program at Georgia Transmission Corporation. LaRhonda has professional memberships with the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the International Erosion Control Association, the Women’s International Network of Utility Professionals, and the Cobb Association of REALTORS. LaRhonda lives in the suburbs of Atlanta. She is an avid runner and an ambassador for the Atlanta Track Club.