Boiler Operators Training (Steam Boilers)
October 7-8, 2021
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Both Days
R.F. MacDonald Co.
1549 Cummins Drive
Modesto, CA 95358
$1,150 – Includes continental breakfast and lunch both days and training materials. Pay with credit card or company PO.
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.
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.
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.
• 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
• 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
Classes are held in a shop environment. Please wear closed-toes shoes or work boots and pants. Safety glasses and gloves will be provided.
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.