Event Profile

Substation Series: Print Reading and Electrical Circuit Troubleshooting Techniques

November 7 — 8, 2018
Hampton Inn & Suites Bend
730 SW Columbia Street
Bend, OR 97702 
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Online registration is currently closed, but spaces are still available. If you would like to attend this event, please call NWPPA at 360-254-0109, and our staff will be happy to help you.

Who Should Attend:

Lineman, substation personnel and distribution engineers who have responsibility for the operation and maintenance of distribution and transmission substations.

Course Overview:

This two-day class is intended serve as a refresher in substation print reading and be additional training for individuals who are responsible for substation operations and maintenance.

Students will demonstrate their knowledge using simple to complex substation drawings in troubleshooting of substations.

Day 1:

    Emphasis will be placed on print reading and understanding substation one-line diagrams, three-line diagrams, manufacturers equipment drawings, electrical wiring and interconnect diagrams and electrical schematics. Students will be working with actual substation drawings and will be required to demonstrate to the instructor their ability to use one-line, three-line, electrical schematics, and interconnection diagrams. There will be individual as well as group exercises demonstrating student’s ability to successfully use the various types of drawings.

Day 2:

    Students will build upon the knowledge gained on Day 1 by additional exercises using the various types of substation drawings in solving actual substation equipment problems. On Day 2, the instructor will introduce actual substation operational issues, and the students will have to solve, by the use of electrical drawings, and explain their steps in resolving various substation operational problems. Students will participate and work individually and in small groups on both days of the training. At the end of Day 2, students will participate in a final exam demonstrating the knowledge gained with this training.

Course Instructor:

Robert Coates

Course Schedule:

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. on the first day, and the class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both days. Lunch, as well as morning and afternoon breaks, will be provided.

Course Location & Hotel Information:

Hampton Inn & Suites
730 SW Columbia Street
Bend, OR 97702

Room rate: $144, Run of House

Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than October 6, 2018, to secure this rate. Mention that you are with the Northwest Public Power Association when booking your reservation.

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 10/07/2018): $670
Utility Member Standard: $745

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 10/07/2018): $1,005
Associate Member Standard: $1,080

Non-member Early Bird (ends 10/07/2018): $2,010
Non-member Standard: $2,085

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or "no show," 100 percent of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling. NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.

Continuing Hours:

This course qualifies for 12 continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.

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