Spirax Sarco has scheduled its latest training event: Basic Steam Boiler Operator Training. This five-day course will be held May 1 – 5 at Spirax Sarco’s training facility in Blythewood, SC. The company said participants will learn virtually all facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. The training course is exclusively designed for steam plant operations, steam plant maintenance personnel, steam plant supervisors/managers, facility operations/maintenance personnel, and anyone associated with energy conversion.

Instructor Byron Nichols will cover in detail common boiler auxiliaries and operating techniques. Safety and efficiency of operation are stressed.  Information will be included on modern boiler water treatment practices, construction and repair methods, waste heat recovery, controls, fuels, and draft.  The training manual includes the latest information on instrumentation and PLC controls systems, VFDs, steam system optimization, reverse osmosis systems, low-NOx burners, and boiler start-up and shutdown procedures.

On May 5, the American Society of Power Engineers (ASOPE) Region 4 will provide Entry Level 3 class through Chief Engineering Level testing for those who qualify.

Seating is limited for the training. Participants can register and learn more about this training class at http://bitly.com/2mRaHVU.