What We Offer

Porter House, Inc. is an EDWOSB founded in 1996 that provides technical and engineering services and specializes in problem solving for operations, training, safety, systems engineering, and environmental and waste management issues. We provide the talent, innovation and proven performance to deliver technical and engineering services for commercial and government clients. Porter House's philosophy is grounded in integrity and respect. This means holding the highest standards of ethical business practices. Our reputation for adhering to these standards is one of our most valuable assets. We stand by everything we do. We offer the following services:

  • Nuclear Science and Technology
  • Training (Using SAT process)
  • Radiological Protection
  • Homeland Security
  • Waste Management
  • Emergency Planning

SATA RCT Online Payment

Below you will be able to pay for the tuition and registration for the Radiological Control Technician class. When you pay for the registration fee or the tuition, please also type the name of the student you are paying for. Only use the SATA RCT Online Payment when prompted by the Administration at Porter House Inc. Thank you!


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SATA Payment

Only use the SATA Online Payment when prompted by the Administration at Porter House Inc, after having received our invoice. If you wish to pay for the Radiological Control Technician Class, please use the other payment menthod on the left of the screen. Please be advised of a 3.5% administrative handling fee when paying online. Thank you!


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Past Performances

  • Idaho Cleanup Project – Integrated Waste Treatment Unit 
  • Idaho National Lab – Material Fuel Complex
  • Savannah River Site – Nuclear Materials Process Division


  • 541611 – Administrative Management & General Management Consulting Services
  • 541620 – Environmental Consulting Services
  • 541690 – Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
  • 541330 – Engineering Services
  • 611430 – Professional and Management Development Training


Shelley Adult Training Academy (operated by Porter House Inc.) offers a multitude of different pieces of training. From Professional Development classes for your business to Radiological Control Technician. We now also offer training for apprentices in 9 trades, and offer training in 3 helper programs . For more information please call the office between 8am-5pm from Monday through Thursday.

J.A.T.C (Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee)

Below you can find the 8 apprenticeship classes that the Shelley Adult Training Academy (SATA) OPERATED BY PORTERHOUSE INC., will be involved with teaching. If you would like to receive more information on the J.A.T.C classes, please do not hesitate to contact us at (208) 522-4336 or email Janal Reimold or Daniel Lamcyzk at jatc@porterhouseinc.com.

  • Carpenter
  • Electrician
  • Millwright
  • Laborer
  • Welder
  • Plumber
  • Pipefitter
  • HVAC Technician
  • Ironworker

Helper Programs

Below you can find information on our helper programs. If you would like more information on these classes that we offer, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@porterhouseinc.com, or call us at 208-522-4336.

Welder Helper

Our Welder Helper School is designed for student wishing to increase their knowledge of welding technologies, their welding skills, and important safety considerations. The 100 hours of school is a mix of classroom and shop instruction. The school is designed to help students with job placement where welding skills are needed.

Mechanical Helper

Mechanical Helper School is a comprehensive introduction to fundamental industrial mechanical concepts, principles and equipment. The book is designed for industrial mechanics, technicians, and maintenance personnel. Photographs from over 90 major manufacturers and organizations have been included to help illustrate the broad range of technical information used in industry today. Mechanical Helper School covers common industrial topics such as industrial safety, precision measurement, print reading, tools, rigging and lifting, ladders and scaffolds, hydraulic and pneumatic principles and systems, lubrication, bearings, flexible belt and mechanical drives, vibrations, alignment, electricity, and preventive maintenance programs.

Technology School

Below you can find more information on the Technology school training we offer. If you would like more information please call us at 308-522-4336, or email us at jmercede@porterhouseinc.com.

Industrial Technologist

The Industrial Technologist School is designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and hands-on experience in basic and advanced industrial processes, procedures, planning, and management. Our Industrial Technologist School is designed for student wishing to learn the fundamentals of industrial processes and important safety considerations. This school is a mix of classroom and shop instruction.

Radiological Control Technician

The first portion of the course (Core Academic) covers the core academics of mathematics, physical science, nuclear physics and radioactivity. This section of the course also covers radiation effects and standards and exposure control and detector theory. The second portion of this course is specific to the policies, procedures, and instrumentation used in the nuclear industry. The third portion of this course involves Job Performance Measures where the students are required to demonstrate proficiency in the use of instruments and the ability to follow specific procedures.

Nuclear Technologist

The Nuclear Technologist school is designed to instruct professionals, such as engineers and physicists, involved in nuclear research and production. Instruction includes collecting samples of air, water, and other substances for measuring radioactive level production. These skills are frequently used in power generation facilities and facilities where nuclear experiments are conducted. Training includes use of computers, gauges, and instruments to calculate efficiency and performance of a reaction based on temperature, pressure and radiation intensity. This training provides instruction used when adjusting nuclear equipment, such as positioning of valves, to increase efficiency.

Professional Development

At Shelley Adult Training Academy (operated by Porter House Inc.) we offer a wide variety of classes to government and private entities to assist in training and continued learning. Below you can find some of the examples of Proffesional Development Training we offer. For more information please give us a call at (208) 522-4336 to be emailed our most current Course Catalog.

  • Administrative Support
  • Anger Management
  • Assertiveness & Self-Confidence
  • Body Language Basics
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Etiquette
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Critical Thinking
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Teamwork & Teambuilding

Leadership Academy

Our Leadership Academy combines key Professional Development courses in to a 12-week seminar. Instruction time includes industry corporate executive guest lecturers, mini-lectures, and team building exercises for participants to fully explore leadership. Through case studies, role play, and experiential learning; participants build relationships with other supervisors and create a space of trust and respect. Participants are expected to actively engage in the learning events and to reflect and refine personal leadership goals. The course is designed for employees in supervisory roles.

Academy Modules:
• Communication Strategies – 4 hours
• Critical Thinking – 4 hours
• Leadership Influence – 8 hours
• Supervising Others – 8 hours
• Interpersonal Skills – 4 hours
• Conflict Resolution – 8 hours
• Delivering Constructive Criticism – 4 hours
• Teamwork and Team Building – 8 hours

Contact us

If you would like to contact us you can do that as followed:

By E-mail: info@porterhouseinc.com
By Phone: (208) 522-4336
Or you can come to the office to speak to someone.
Our address is:
670 North State Street
Shelley, Idaho 83274
If you would like to receive a catalog with the full list of our courses, or be sent a registration form, please email us or give us a call.