Online Turnsriles-free Week ending at Perm Engines

Spearheaded by Perm regional branch of Russian Engineering Union JSC UEC-Perm Engines was holding traditional All-Russian “Turnstile-free Week” career days from 14 to 22 October. It was the first time when lectures and excursions for the schoolers were held by the company specialists online.

The main intention of this event is to familiarize high schoolers, students and their parents with industrial company operation and enable them to communicate with specialists and learn more about white- and blue-collar jobs. As a rule, it’s after such “immersion” youngsters start picking up majors in technical secondary schools and universities more deliberately and aiming to get employed at Perm Engines in the future.

300 schoolers of five Perm schools participated in this online acquaintance with the company. “Key company professions”, “Technical equipment of a present-day company”, “3D-modeling application” and “Company history” were among topics discussed by the youngsters and experts.

Dmitriy Grygin, Head of the design preproduction, JSC UEC-Perm Engines:

-                     Today’s high schoolers are curious and thoughtful, and most importantly – they are fond of everything in tune with the spirit of our times. They are interested in the company products, i.e. gas turbine engines, and above that where they are applied. Therefore we talked a lot what airlines and industrial companies use our equipment. 3D-modeling of tooling for turbine blades casting was of a particular interest.

The other expert, Sergey Gilmutdinov, training and research cell leader, noticed that high schoolers asked specific questions on the blue-collar jobs: how sophisticated shop equipment is, what educational institutions they should enter, what salary employees have.

Sergey Popov, chairman of the Perm regional branch of the Russian Engineering Union, Managing Director, JSC UEC-Perm Engines emphasized that industrial companies need top class specialists, and their training should start in high school. Today Perm region has effective system for HR training including due to Turnstile-free week. This is a great chance for the schoolers to communicate directly with the company specialists and ask the trickiest questions.




JSC UEC-Perm Engines is a serial manufacturer of aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines for power generation and gas transportation. JSC UEC-Perm Engines is included into JSC United Engine Building Corporation.

JSC United Engine Building Corporation (a part of State Corporation Rostec) is an integrated structure specializing in development, serial manufacture and maintenance of the engines for military and civil aviation, space programs and navy, as well as oil, gas and power industry.

State Corporation Rostec is one of the largest Russian industrial companies. It unites over 800 scientific and production organizations located in 60 regions of the country. The key operations are aircraft manufacture, radio-electronics, medical technologies, innovative materials etc. Rostec portfolio includes such famous brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Concern Kalashnikov, the Russian helicopters, UEC, Uralvagonzavod, Shvabe etc. Rostec is actively involved in 12 national projects. The corporation is the key supplier of the “Smart city”, it is engaged in digitization of the state, industrial and social sector management, development 5G WF connection, industrial internet of things, big data and block-chain systems. Rostec acts as a partner of leading world manufacturers such as Boeing, Airbus, Daimler, Pirelli, Renault and others. Production of the corporation is delivered to the markets of over 100 countries. Almost one third of the company total revenue comes from the export of the high-tech products.