1985: Job Order Contracting first pilot program at WestPoint Academy under Lt. Col Mellon & Col. Badger. The first official contract was initiated 12/10/1985 at Fort Sill in Oklahoma by USACE.
1987 – 1990: Expansion of JOC across military installations and federal branches using MCACES and PT&C cost data followed by RSMeans
1994: First industry gathering with ASU to begin the formation of CJE as the industry’s designated non-profit association
1995: CJE becomes ASU/ACE group; commissions first industry research & publishes first of many research studies
2007: Non-profit status obtained as a separate entity and by-laws created; Industry designates CJE as the National Education Center for Job Order Contracting
2010: Committees; strategic collaborations initiated, & regional chapters formed to address local legislative, uniform performance standards, and community issues
2014: CJE Celebrates 20-years of Collaborative Excellence!
2015: JOC Education and Certificate program establishes national credentialing center
2018: JOC Certificate Program; CEUs expand to online access; CJP credentialing program grows nationally as JOC’s professional designation
2019: Regional chapter expansion; CJP Credentialing Program expands to include CJPAssoc designation
2020: CJE Partners with University of Texas, Cockrell School of Engineering – Texas Engineering Executive Education for the industry’s national professional JOC education & certification program. October 2020 marked 35 years of JOC in America! Legacy awards are initiated.
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