Boiler Operator's Training
November 7-8
Modesto, CA

DATE & TIME
November 7-8 , 2017
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Both Days

Location
R.F. MacDonald Co.
1549 Cummins Drive
Modesto, CA 95358
209-576-0726
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Registration Fee
$975 - Includes continental breakfast and lunch both days and training materials

 


Workshop Overview
This two-day training workshop is designed for maintenance, plant, stationary or mechanical engineers as well as maintenance personnel who are responsible for new or repair, and troubleshooting of boilers. However, anyone seeking a basic working knowledge of boiler room equipment will benefit from this class. This course provides a certificate approved by the CWEA (California Water Environment Association) and the AFE (Association for Facilities Engineering) and the hours can be applied towards the continuing education requirement for re-certification. This workshop will address the minimum state requirements for boiler operators and can be a part of their training to meet those requirements in order to comply with the law.

AGENDA

Day One
Starting with “The Basics”, attendees will participate in “open forums” with world class training videos combined with the instructor’s 50 years of in the field, with his hands-on experience to answer all your boiler system questions and guide you through boiler operation and Safety.

Day Two
After guiding you through the design and thermodynamics of day one, attendees will learn specific boiler systems. The overall objective of the workshop is for the recipient to become familiar with boiler and control operation, so that routine maintenance and troubleshooting can easily be accomplished.

 

Topics Covered
Basic Steam Systems (Steam Cycle)
Hydronic (Hot Water) Systems
Equipment & Operation
• Water Treatment
• Feed Water System
• Combustion Controls
• Heat Recovery
• Condensate Systems
• Steam Traps
Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
Flame Safeguard Systems
Basic Combustion (with Low Nox Combustion)

 

Equipments Covered
• Gas regulators
• Modulation Motors
• Water Level Floats
• Water Level Probes
• Gas Pressure Switches
• Digital Volt Meter Use
• Motor Starters
• Relays
• Gas Safety Valves
• Gas Burners
• Safety Valves
• Burner Management Controllers
(Parallel Positioning and Metering)