Asphalt Contractor 2019-2020 Training Guide

Training keeps your employees engaged and invested in the business. Consider sending them to some of the courses offered by manufacturers in the asphalt industry for the 2019-2020 off-season.

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Training keeps your employees engaged and invested in the business. Consider sending them to some of the courses offered by manufacturers in the asphalt industry for 2019-2020.

Astec Inc.

Contact: Margaret Parker

Phone: 1-423-827-1899 

Email: mparker@astecinc.com

Website: astecinc.com/schools

COURSE: Advanced Customer Schools

Astec Customer Schools teach hands-on maintenance and advanced troubleshooting techniques to fix problems fast. Instructors include Astec engineers and service technicians with decades of field experience.

Astec has established the most well-received training schools in the industry by committing to a student-first approach which integrates lectures and extensive hands-on classes into a thorough curriculum covering all aspects of asphalt mixing plant operation.

During the four full days of instruction, students will have the opportunity to meet with instructors and fellow students to exchange information. Additional networking opportunities are provided during breakfast and lunch each day and at special dinner receptions each night.

Six sessions available: 

Week 1: January 6 – 9

Week 2: January 13 – 16

Week 3: January 27 –30

Week 4: February 3 –6

Week 5: February 10 –13

Week 6: February 17 – 20

BOMAG

Contact: Parker Campbell

Phone: 1-803-337-0700

Email: marketing.ba@bomag.com

Website: www.BOMAGShop.com/en/training

BOMAG Americas offers a variety of training courses from its South Carolina FAYAT Academy training center or on-site at the dealer or customer facility. In-depth training sessions enable BOMAG customers to gain the most from their paving, compaction and milling/cold planning equipment. Each interactive course is led by BOMAG specialists, one of the industry’s most experienced teams, and include technical troubleshooting instruction.

COURSE: Paver & Screed Set-Up & Operation

The BOMAG paving school training is designed especially for operators and supervisors. Topics covered include:

• Professional paver and screed preparation

• Hands-on paver and screed operation with sand paving and troubleshooting of mat defects

• Technical troubleshooting and daily maintenance

• Automation control (TOPCON and MOBA) set-up and usage

Instructors: BOMAG Road Building Specialists

COURSE: Basics of Asphalt Compaction

Topics covered in the BOMAG asphalt compaction program include:

• Basics of asphalt compaction with hands-on machine operation

• Selecting the most suitable roller for each job

• How to get the most from exclusive BOMAG roller technology features – ECONOMIZER, TanGo, Asphalt Manager and BOMAP

• Field use of BOMAG machine features

• Technical troubleshooting and daily maintenance

Instructors: BOMAG Compaction Specialists

COURSE: Hands-On Roller Operation

The BOMAG hands-on roller operation program focuses on soil compaction with topics including:

• Identifying the different soil types

• The importance of matching the right compactor to the soil type

• The need for proper moisture content and the four forces of compaction

• Getting the most from innovative compaction technology, including ECONOMIZER, Terrameter and BOMAP

• Technical troubleshooting and daily maintenance

Instructors: BOMAG Compaction Specialists

COURSE: Mill/Cold Planer Operation

The BOMAG mill/cold planer course focuses on machine application and operating safety with topics including:

• Milling basics and grade control

• Best application practices to achieve efficient production

• Drum options to increase productivity

• Basic maintenance of wear items to increase machine uptime availability

• Technical troubleshooting and daily maintenance

Instructors: BOMAG Application Specialists

Fees for BOMAG equipment training courses are dependent on topics and length of training selected. Reservations for dates and times are required. Contact marketing.ba@bomag.com for further information and to schedule a class.

Brookfield Engineering

Contact: Eric Chiang

Phone: 1-800-628-8139 or 1.509.946.6200 Ext 7221

Email: eric.chiang@ametek.com

Website: https://www.brookfieldengineering.com/services/training-programs-and-seminars/usa-training-programs

COURSE: Practical Course on Viscosity Measurements

October 10: Middleboro, MA*

October 15: Houston, TX

October 29: Atlanta, GA

November 14: Middleboro, MA*

November 19: Philadelphia, PA

*Middleboro classes are limited to eight people.

FEE: $455 per person per seminar (includes lunch)

CLASS TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Courses may be cancelled within one week of date for insufficient registration.

Courses are also available at your facility. 

FEE: $2,425 plus travel expenses.

Caterpillar Inc.

Contact: Ron Wilson

Phone: 1-763-315-5516

Email: cat_mpls_training@cat.com

Website: www.cat.com/en_us/by-industry/paving/real-world-training-solution.html

Caterpillar announces that the following customer training courses have been added to the Customer Course Catalog. The calendar, course descriptions and registration forms can be found on cat.com (cat.com > Industries > Paving > Training).

Course: F Series Asphalt Paver Service Training

This 4-day course provides theory and hands-on training for customer technicians. Upon completion, students will be able to trace the flow of oil through hydraulic systems, test and adjust hydraulic pressures, troubleshoot hydraulic and electrical systems and explain ECM functions and calibration steps for the AP1000F, AP1055F, AP600F, AP655F, AP500F and AP555F asphalt pavers.

Fee: $1,400

Dates:

• January 28-31, 2020 (Minneapolis, MN)

• February 18-21, 2020 (Minneapolis, MN)

COURSE: Paving Operations Training

This course is designed for paving supervisors and paving crew members with one or more years of experience with the lay down of hot mix asphalt. Training is taught using Cat “F” Series Pavers with Caterpillar Grade and Slope systems. The daily curriculum includes classroom and hands-on training.

COURSE: Classrom Interactive Sessions

• Fundamentals of paving

• Paving By the Numbers

• Understanding grade and slope controls

• Screed Adjustments

• Understanding mat defects

• Compaction basics

COURSE: Hands-On Training

• Transverse and longitudinal joint construction

• Feeder system set-up and adjustments

• Variable width paving

• Grade/slope set-up and troubleshooting

• ECM calibration

• Critical screed adjust

Fee: $3,100

Dates:

• December 9-13, 2019 (Tucson, AZ)

• December 16-20, 2019 (Tucson, AZ)

• January 6-10, 2020 (Tucson, AZ)

• February 10-14, 2020 (Tucson, AZ)

• February 17-21, 2020 (Tucson, AZ)

• February 24-28, 2020 (Tucson, AZ)

• March 2-6, 2020 (Tucson, AZ)

• March 16-20, 2020 (Tucson, AZ)

• March 23-27, 2020 (Tucson, AZ) – FULL

• March 30 – April 3, 2020 (Tucson, AZ)

• April 20-24, 2020 (Tucson, AZ)

• April 27 – May 1, 2020 (Tucson, AZ)

Clarence Richard Company

Contact: Carrie Hudak

Phone: 1-952-939-6000

Email: clarence@clarencerichard.com

Website: ez-flo.us


COURSE: Web-Based Training

Clarence Richard offers Web-Based Workshops that are interactive and engaging. Workshops consist of many hours of self-based/self-paced training.

Online allows participants to train at their own time and pace and eliminates the need to travel to a training facility and set aside a block of time for training .

Online participants may review as often as they want throughout the year. Participants may train on a slow day or rain day, at their plant, shop or home. Questions can be easily answered by e-mail directly from the self-based training program or calling. When questions requiring complex answers, a personal webinar can be scheduled to answer those questions. Included with the class are participant’s assessment of improvement and achievement and transcripts.

COURSE: Plant Operation Workshop Self-Based Training

Designed for plant managers - operators, oilers, plant mechanics-technicians and trainees. 3.5 CEU, 35 hours, Modules 1-14.

• Module 1 and 2: Safety -

Developing Confined Space-Lockout Written Procedure Handling Asphalt Oil, Proving Safety Interlocks, Electrically Safe Maintenance, Damage Control.

• Module 3: Drum/Trunnion Maintenance

• Module 4: Batch Plant Operation

• Module 5: Feeder

• Module 6: Silo Operation

• Module 7: Scales and Meters

• Module 8: Control System Operation

• Module 9: Burner Operation Module

• Module 10: Hot Oil Heating

• Module 11: Aggregate Drying

• Module 12: Plant Production Troubleshooting

• Module 13: Baghouse & Primary Collector Operation

• Module 14: Plant Performance Evaluation

Fee: $995  

COURSE: Quality Control Workshop Self-Based Training

QC Managers understand how plant management, operation and maintenance affect the quality of mix the plant produces and what to do about it.

Fee: $595

Designed for QC managers/technicians/trainees. 2 CEU, 20 hours, Modules 4-8.

COURSE: Safety Directors Workshop Self-Based Training

This course covers OSHA-required confined space-lockout written procedure development specifically for asphalt plants, OSHA-required arc flash and electrocution protection, handling asphalt oil, proving safety interlocks, electrically safe maintenance, damage control.

Fee: $295

Designed for safety directors/trainees with an accent on what a plant control engineer knows that typical safety directors may not know.

1 CEU, 10 hours, Modules 1-2, Electro-Mod 3.

COURSE: Electro-Mechanical Systems Maintenance & Troubleshooting Workshop Self-Based Training

This course covers basic electricity, circuit analysis, safe meter usage, and various levels of troubleshooting. A novice will learn an extreme amount of skills and knowledge, while a veteran will walk way with many new techniques to help find the problems quickly. Past participants claim they have not experienced learning electricity to be as simple as the workshop explains it.

Fee: $595

Designed for plant managers — operators, oilers, plant mechanics-technicians and trainees. Previous electrical training is not required. 1.6 CEU.

Gencor Industries

Phone: 1-407-290-6000, ext. 342

Website: gencor.com/training

Course: Gencor Advanced Training 2020 

Achieve your production goals, reduce your costs and maxi¬mize your ROI by making sure key members of your team attends the Gencor Advanced Training School 2020. Our expert instructors provide step-by-step, hands on training on real plant equipment.

Dates:

Week 1: January 13-17

Week 2: January 20-24

Week 3: February 3-7

Week 4: February 10-14

Limited seats available. Registration closes Friday, December 13, 2019.

HAUCK MFG. CO.

Contact: Pat Horn

Phone: 1-717-389-0455

Email: Patrick.Horn@honeywell.com

Website: ThermalSolutions.honeywell.com

COURSE: 2020 Aggregate Seminars

Two Aggregate Seminars in 2020 are scheduled at this time.

Seminar #1: January 7 – 9, 2020

Three day session with a welcome reception the evening of January 6.

Seminar #2: January 14 – 16, 2020

Three day session with a welcome reception the evening of January 13.

Fee: $1,250

The Asphalt Product Maintenance Seminars incorporate extensive hands on training with a mix of classroom sessions and lab demonstrations. Reduce downtime, improve equipment life, maximize combustion system efficiency and increase your knowledge and understanding of your HAUCK combustion and control equipment.

HCSS

Contact: Lauren Hill

Phone: 1-713-270-4000

E-mail: lauren.hill@hcss.com

Website: ugm.hcss.com

COURSE: 2020 HCSS Users Group Meetings 

For more than 26 years, HCSS customers have been gathering annually to learn the latest software features, network with peers, get help from the experts and provide feedback for future releases. The HCSS Users Group Meetings are for users of any of the HCSS suite of software including estimating,

project management, dispatching, fleet management, telematics, safety, trucking or cloud software. The informative class sessions cover…

• HCSS HeavyBid

• HCSS HeavyJob

• HCSS Dispatcher

• HCSS Equipment360

• HCSS Telematics

• HCSS Plans

• HCSS Safety

• HCSS FuelerPlus

• HCSS Trucking

• HCSS Intelligence

• HCSS Cloud

• HCSS Skills

• HCSS Forms

HCSS offers 250+ classes during 14 sessions across the three days of meetings.

Heatec

Phone: 1-423-867-4210

Website: http://www.heatec.com/customer-schools/terminal-technical-school.html

COURSE: Terminal Technical School

Heatec is offering a 1.5 day educational course on asphalt terminal heating systems. This course brings you together with experienced instructors to explore the best practices and techniques for safely operating heating systems at your terminal. Heatec uses a combination of lectures and hands-on simulators to enhance the learning process. The course will cover maintenance and troubleshooting for thermal fluid heaters, importance of proper flow, combustion safety, and configuration, operation and troubleshooting the flame monitoring system.

Date: January 15 – 16, 2020

Location: Heatec Training Facility in Chattanooga, TN

Libra Systems

Contact: Ken Cardy

E-Mail: kcardy@librasystems.com

Phone: 215-256-1700

Website: www.librasystems.com

The 2020 Libra Systems User Conference 

Learning more about the complex products that a user works with daily can be invaluable and learning from the actual folks that design and develop those products is even more beneficial. Not only that, but there are special “round-table” sessions that are geared towards user interaction with the Libra staff in order to help affect future product direction and growth. We’ve also got a full-time “Libra Lab” where you can interact with Libra software, equipment, and staff members for hands-on demos, tutorials and exposure to our product suite.

Dates:

January 22 - 24, 2020

Location: GAYLORD PALMS RESORT & CONVENTION CENTER ORLANDO, FLORIDA

National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT)

Contact: Stacie Hunter

E-Mail: slh0037@auburn.edu

Phone: 1-334-844-6228

Website: http://eng.auburn.edu/research/centers/ncat/education/training/industry/

The National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University presents training courses for the asphalt industry. Many of these courses can be conducted at your location by NCAT expert staff.

COURSE: Asphalt Binder Technician

This is a 3.5 day workshop that provides the attendee with practical classroom sessions and hands-on laboratory testing that will reinforce the experienced technician’s skills and also develop the knowledge and testing ability necessary for new technicians.

Dates:

October 22-25, 2019

April 21-24, 2020

COURSE: Asphalt Engineers Workshop (In-State)

Bring our experts to your location for convenient on-site training. NCAT developed this educational program for agency engineers to provide a clear and up to date understanding of asphalt technology and best practices to provide the public with a cost-effective and sustainable roadway system. Engineers involved with materials, construction, design, preservation and rehabilitation of asphalt pavements will benefit.

Dates:

February 10-14, 2020

COURSE: Asphalt Mix Design

The purpose of this 4.5 day workshop is to provide engineers, testing personnel, and inspectors a basic understanding of the asphalt mix design process.

Dates:

March 16-20, 2020

COURSE: Asphalt Technology

This one-week training program is taught by NCAT for those who are involved with asphalt construction. Many engineers from all sectors of the asphalt industry need to become more knowledgeable of asphalt materials and construction practices in order to successfully build, preserve and maintain a sustainable highway system.

Dates:

February 24-28, 2020

COURSE: Balanced Mix Design

This 2.5 day workshop provides a basic understanding of the balanced mix design process and provide hands-on training using the laboratory tests being considered by various agencies to evaluate potential mix performance.

Dates:

November 5-7, 2019

January 28-30, 2020

Roadtec

Phone: 1-800-272-7100

Website: Roadtec.com/training

Roadtec, Inc. offers Paving Professionals Workshops (PPW) and Technical Service Schools in Chattanooga, TN. Students have direct access to experienced instructors and skilled professionals who provide detailed classroom instruction and hands on demonstrations.  

Course: Paving Professionals Workshop (PPW)

Students receive comprehensive instruction in asphalt paving from industry leaders. PPW is ideal for those wishing to learn about proper surface preparation, asphalt laydown, preventative maintenance and more.

PPW Session 1: January 6 –7

PPW Session 2: January 8 – 9

PPW Session 3: January 13 – 14

PPW Session 4: January 15 – 16

Course: Technical Service Schools

Students gain experience in the operation and maintenance of Roadtec equipment through instruction from experienced and skilled factory specialists.

Paver Session 1: January 23 – 25

Paver Session 2: January 28 – 30

Mill Session 1: February 6 – 8

Mill Session 2: February 11 – 13

Roadtec Shuttle Buggy Session 1: February 18 – 19

Roadtec Shuttle Buggy Session 2: February 20 – 21

CE units can be earned.

TransTech Systems Inc.

Phone: 1-800-724-6306 or 518-370-5558

Website: transtechsys.com

COURSE: Online Training

Mobile friendly and at your convenience, you may review any number of TransTech Systems videos to assist with learning more about the PQI (non-nuclear asphalt density gauge) or the SDG (non-nuclear soil density gauge). These videos are great for new customers or as a refresher once your season gets under way. These videos are available at your fingertips anytime you are ready! It’s as easy as going to our website or searching for “TransTech Systems Inc” within YouTube.

COURSE: Density Clinic

TransTech Systems Inc. offers FREE density clinics at our office in Latham, NY. Training dates are handled individually, so please call TransTech Systems if your company is interested in your FREE density clinic. When the team completes the TransTech Density Clinic, each member will receive an Operator Training Certificate.

Troxler Electronic Laboratories

Phone: 1-877-TROXLER

Email: troxtraining@troxlerlabs.com

Website: troxlerlabs.com

ONLINE COURSES:

Our online courses allow to you to earn certifications and gain new skills/refresh old ones when it suits your schedule. For more information or to register for a course, click Online Training - NEW on the Training menu at www.troxlerlabs.com.

COURSE: Nuclear Gauge Safety Training plus Hazmat

Every new nuclear gauge operator must undergo safety training and be certified to use nuclear gauges. (Our online course is accepted for certification by most state agencies.)

Topics Covered:

• Radiation safety fundamentals and principles

• Regulatory requirements

• Portable gauge theory and operation

• Gauge maintenance

• Gauge packaging, storage, and transport

COURSE: Radiation Safety Officer Training—NEW!

This course teaches a radiation safety officer (RSO) the responsibilities of the job.

Topics Covered:

• Radiation safety fundamentals and principles

• License application and renewal

• Regulatory requirements, record-keeping, and other RSO responsibilities

• Incidents and accidents

• Inspections

COURSE: Hazmat Certification/Recertification

This course satisfies US Department of Transportation (DOT) Title 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart H training requirements for individuals shipping or transporting hazardous materials (Hazmat recertification is required every three years).

COURSE: Refresher Course for Nuclear Gauge Operators

If you work in a state that requires gauge operators to renew their radiation safety training periodically, this course will fulfill that requirement (please note, it is not a hazmat recertification course).

Topics Covered:

• Radiation safety

• New regulatory requirements

• Operating and emergency procedures

• Maintenance

• Transportation procedures

COURSE: Compaction & Density Testing

In this course, you will learn the basic principles of compaction and density testing methods (with an emphasis on nuclear testing methods).

IN-PERSON COURSES:

For more information or to view the class schedule, click Classroom Training on the Training menu at www.troxlerlabs.com. (If you are interested in another date and/or location, contact training@troxlerlabs.com.)

In-person, hands-on non-nuclear and nuclear gauge training classes are available at Troxler headquarters in Research Triangle Park, NC, and through regional sales representatives by request. (To schedule a session, contact training@troxlerlabs.com.)

COURSE: Nuclear Gauge Safety Training plus Hazmat

Every new nuclear gauge operator must undergo safety training and be certified to use nuclear gauges. (In-person class is accepted for certification by all state agencies.)

Topics Covered:

• Radiation safety fundamentals and principles

• Regulatory requirements

• Portable gauge theory and operation

• Gauge maintenance

• Gauge packaging, storage, and transport

COURSE: Radiation Safety

Officer Training

This course teaches an RSO the responsibilities ofthe job.

Topics Covered:

• Radiation safety fundamentals and principles

• License application and renewal

• Regulatory requirements, record-keeping, and other RSO responsibilities

• Incidents and accidents

• Inspections

COURSE: Hazmat Certification/Recertification

This course satisfies DOT Title 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart H training requirements for individuals shipping or transporting hazardous materials. (Hazmat recertification is required every three years.)

Volvo Construction Equipment/Road Institute 

E-mail: roadinstitute@volvo.com

Website: roadinstitute.com

Entering its 54th season, the Road Institute offers a mix of classroom and hands-on training on a variety of operations and maintenance topics benefiting newcomers and industry veterans alike.

 The Road Institute includes multiple dates to satisfy demand for the popular hands-on paving best practices course, “Paver and Compactor Operation & Maintenance.”

Volvo also continues to offer hydraulic and electrical systems courses specific to the Volvo P4410/P4410B and the P7000/P7000B series pavers, as well as soil and asphalt compactor product lines.

Sessions last two to five days each and are held at the Road Institute Training Centers in Shippensburg and Chambersburg, PA and at the Road Institute West location in Phoenix, AZ.

Course instructors share decades of field and teaching experience with attendees, including training on the latest DOT requirements. The paver and compactor operator courses also qualify toward NAPA Diamond Paving commendation requirements.

The paver and compactor class with a Spanish-language focus will be February 11–14 in Phoenix.

COURSE: Paver and Compactor Operation & Maintenance

Two days of classroom-style learning plus two days of hands-on application in best practices, including an overview of Compact Assist with Density Direct.

COURSE: Paving and Compaction Application Seminar

Two days of classroom instruction dedicated to paving and compaction best practices.

COURSE: Paver Hydraulic and Electrical Systems

Four to five days of training on the hydraulic and electrical systems of pavers with lessons that allow for hands-on troubleshooting.

COURSE: Large Asphalt Compactor Mechanics

Three days of maintenance and technical training for large asphalt compactors, including system functions, troubleshooting, and adjustments of hydraulic and electrical systems.

COURSE: Small Asphalt Compactor Mechanics

Three days of mechanical training for asphalt compactors under seven tons.

COURSE: Soil Compactor Mechanics

Three days of general service instruction for soil compactors.

Wirtgen America Inc.

Phone: 1-615-501-0600

Website: https://www.wirtgen-group.com/america/en-us/customer-support/know-how/training-program/

The 40,000+ sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Antioch, TN houses eleven classrooms as well as four bays dedicated exclusively to training so hands on training can take place regardless of weather. The CTT includes a 5-acre test track for equipment demonstrations and hands-on application training for the WIRTGEN GROUP products as well as a gourmet cafeteria for meals and snacks during your sessions.

WIRTGEN:

COURSE: W 200Fi Series Cold Milling Operation

This course covers safe work practices on & around cold milling machines. Participants learn about Wirtgen cutting technology & operation/application best practices for the W200Fi series cold milling machine. Machine operator controls, Level Pro Active, & daily/ routine maintenance are covered in detail. Participants are provided the opportunity to apply what they learn preparing them for daily machine operation.

COURSE: W 200 Series Cold Milling Operation

This course covers safe work practices on and around cold milling machines. You learn factory-recommended operational practices for the W 200 series cold milling machines. Machine operator controls and Level Pro+ will be reviewed in detail preparing you for daily machine operation.

FEE: $430

COURSE: W 200 Series Technical Service

 This course covers safe work practices on and around cold milling machines. You will learn factory-recommended maintenance practices for proper maintenance of W 200 series cold milling machines.

After completing this course, you will be better prepared to diagnose machine problems and increase machine uptime.

FEE: $645

COURSE: W 100CFi - W 150CFi Cold Milling Operation

This course covers safe work practices on and around cold milling machines. You will learn about cutting technology, best practices of operating a Wirtgen compact cold-milling machine, operator controls, Level Pro Plus, and routine maintenance. This course prepares you for daily machine operation.

FEE: $430

COURSE: W 100CFi /W 150CFi Technical Service

You will learn factory-recommended practices for maintenance of Wirtgen 100-150CFi cold milling machines. After completing this course, you will be better prepared to diagnose machine problems and increase machine uptime.

FEE: $645

COURSE: WR 200 Series Cold Recycling Operation

To familiarize you with the machine and its many components. Safety practices, machine safety documentation and safety components will be covered. The controls and functions will be covered in detail. Finally, we will examine daily machine maintenance and component wear identification.

FEE: $430

COURSE: WR 200 Series Cold Recyclers

Technical Service The WR 200 Series Soil Stabilizer will be the focus of this course. This course cov-ers safe work practices on and around Soil Stabilizer machines. You will learn factoryrecommended maintenance practices for proper maintenance of WR 200 Series Soil Stabilizer machines. After completing this course, you will be better prepared to diagnose machine problems and increase machine uptime.

FEE: $645

Wirtgen Slipform Pavers

COURSE: SP 25i Operations & Application

This course covers safe work practices on and around slipform pavers. You will learn the fundamental principles of slipform machines pertaining to the application capabilities of the machine. You will learn to set up and adjust the basic control and operation of the machine and how to locate and assign the machine control components, on-board computer and display operation. You will also learn to have a basic understanding of concrete and concrete mixes. After completing this course you will better understand the individual function groups of the machine and basic settings and application setup.

FEE: $645

COURSE: SP Basic Auto Pilot

This course covers safe work practices on and around slipform pavers. You will learn to setup and adjust the basic control and operation of the machine control components, on-board computer and display operation. You will learn the layout of the mechanical, electrical and hydraulic components and their basic functions. You will be instructed in the basic operation, menu system and functional principles of the Wirtgen Field Rover.

FEE: $645

COURSE: SP 60i / 90i Inset Paving Fundamentals

This course covers safe work practices on and around slipform pavers. You will learn to set up and adjust the basic control and operation of the machine and how to locate and assign the machine control components, on-board computer and display operation. You will learn the layout of the slipform mainline paving machine basics pertaining to the application capabilities of the machine in inset configuration. You will also gain a fundamental understanding of the concrete and concrete mixes. After completing this course you will better understand the individual function groups of the machine and the basic settings and application set up.

FEE: $860

COURSE: SP Advanced Autopilot

 This course covers safe work practices on and around slipform pavers. You will learn advanced features and function related to the autopilot/ field rover functionality. You will be instructed in the basic and advanced operation, menu system and functional principles of the Wirtgen Field Rover.

FEE: $645

VÖGELE

COURSE: Vögele 10ft-3i Super Technical Service

After completing this course, you will be better prepared to perform service repairs and diagnose operational problems of the Super 200X-3i paver. You will learn factory-recommended procedures for doing service repairs and troubleshooting electrical and hydraulic systems. You will get an in-depth look at all controls and displays. FEE: $860

COURSE: Vögele Paver Operations/ Application

This course covers how to safely operate and work around a Vögele paver. You will learn fac-toryrecommended best practices for machine operation and for performing daily and sched-uled maintenance. After completing this course, you will be better prepared to operate a Vögele paver according to manufacturer’s recommen-dations. You will learn principles and concepts of paving related to the operation of the Vögele paving machines.

FEE: $430

COURSE: Vögele Super 1800-3iSJ Operations Service

 This course covers how to safely operate and work around a Vögele paver. You will learn fac-toryrecommended best practices for machine operation and performing daily and scheduled maintenance. After completing this course, you will be better prepared to perform service repairs and diagnose operational problems of the Super 1800-3iSJ paver. You will learn factory recommended procedures for doing service repairs and troubleshooting electrical and hydraulic systems. You will get an in-depth look at all controls and displays.

FEE: $860

COURSE: Vogele Super 1800 - 3iSJ Technical Service

This course prepares you to safely perform basic machine operations as well as service a Vögele Super 1800-3iSJ paver. You will learn the steps to prepare the paver for work, as well as how to calibrate the spray system according to job specs, & apply spray paving operation best practices. In addition, you will learn the locations & functions of the machine’s controls/components, as well as how to troubleshoot, test, diagnose, & repair the various systems (spray, air compressor, electrical, & hydraulic).

FEE: $645

HAMM

COURSE: Hamm Introduction & Fundamentals  

Hamm Introduction and Fundamentals introduces the learner to basic machine types, applications and different compaction drum systems. This course also covers basic electrical and hydraulic systems. Students will learn basic machine operation and maintenance. Safety training and machine operation train-ing is also included. Students will also learn more about digital resources including WIDOS, WITOS, Parts and more and the Wirtgen Group Service Portal in order to use these resources effectively.

FEE: $430

COURSE: Hamm Compact, Asphalt and Dirt Rollers

General introduction to application and technical information of HD 8-14 Compact Rollers and H5-7 Soil Rollers. This course covers how to safely work on and around HAMM compaction equipment. You will learn factory-recommended best practices for proper upkeep of compaction machines. After completing this course, you will be better prepared for a machine startup, diagnose machine problems and help increase machine uptime.

FEE: $430

WIRTGEN GROUP

COURSE: WITOS FleetView Basics

 This course covers will allow you to navigate through the different views within WITOS FleetView. You will explore ways to track machines, schedule alerts for maintenance and radius parameters as well as easily export historical data.

FEE: $215

SPECIAL OFFERING: Florida International University Paving Academy Hosted at Wirtgen America:

Certificate COURSE: Paver: Machine Operations & Quality

Provides equipment owners, operators, user-fixers, paving crews and technicians with efficient, effective and safe methods for get-ting the most out of paving equipment: i.e, what to do before pav-ing, what to do while paving and what to do when done paving. Increases the level of technical knowledge of those who work in the industry and provides recognition of that achievement.

AC FEE: $500

Certificate COURSE: Principles of Mainline Asphalt Paving

Gives attendees an insight into the paving business: materials, road-owner specifications, equipment used, etc. If offers evidence-based practices to dispel some of the myths and misconceptions that have been perpetuated throughout the years. Promotes best practices and increases the technical knowledge of those who work in the industry and either design, regulate, evaluate or manage projects.

FEE: $985

To register for this class please visit: https://dep.fiu.edu/academics/programs/ continuing-education/fiu-paving-academy/

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