R.F. MacDonald Co. services and sells boilers, pumps, composites and accessories for commercial and industrial applications.

Boiler Operator’s Training – SFS

Boiler Operator’s Training   

May 16-17, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Both Days
R.F. MacDonald Co.
10261 Matern Place
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
$975 – Includes continental breakfast and lunch both days and training materials
This two-day training workshop is designed for maintenance, plant, stationary or mechanical engineers as well as maintenance personnel who are responsible for new boilers and the repair or troubleshooting of existing boilers. This class is AFE and CWEA certified.

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
• Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
• Flame Safeguard Systems
• Basic Combustion (with Low NOx Combustion)          
• Equipment & Operation
• Water Treatment
• Feed Water System
• Combustion Controls
• Heat Recovery
• Condensate Systems
• Steam Traps

Equipment 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

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.