Event Profile

Engineering and Operations Work Order Webinar Series: Labor – Where Your Time Goes Matters!

July 12, 2022

Who Should Attend:

Engineering and operations employees who want a better understanding of the work order process.

Webinar Overview:

This webinar covers contracted or outside labor, in addition to internal labor, used to assemble and maintain the distribution system. Instructor Teri Wallis will show you how to simplify the task of getting labor charged to the right place and discuss challenges. 

(Note that the Understanding the Work Order System Series is comprised of eight webinars from March through October 2022. Webinars can be taken individually or as an entire series; by registering for the full series, you will receive all eight webinars at a discounted price.)

Webinar Objectives:

  • Manage one of the largest costs of the utility
  • Create systems that work for all
  • Understand, and put into practice, key inventory concepts and best practices such as material charge-outs, pick lists, return of materials, salvage of materials, and junk materials
  • Estimate project costs and aid-to-construction impacts such as windshield time, load-up time, job site time, and paperwork and cleanup time
  • Understand labor considerations from apprentice to journey-level
  • Webinar Recordings:

    Webinar recordings can be made available to registrants who are unable to attend live.

    Webinar Instructor:

    Teri Wallis, Founder, Terilyn Wallis Consulting

    Webinar Schedule:

    The webinar will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Attendees will be admitted 15 minutes before the webinar begins.

    Related Webinars:

    Engineering and Operations Work Order Webinar Series

    Work Order Process Foundations

    Identifying Maintenance Work and Asset/Capital Work

    Streamlining Assembly Replacement Process/Paperwork

    Managing Materials for the Lowest Rates

    Special Equipment

    All About Assemblies

    Rate Impact of Maintenance and Capitalized Work

    How to Participate:

    Instructions will be emailed to attendees within 12 hours of the webinar and we recommend that you test the link to the meeting as soon as you get the instructions. The webinar is best viewed using Chrome as your browser. We recommend that you use a landline for both your phone and your internet connections.

    This registration is for one person to attend. We manage our webinars on an honor-system basis; if more than one person from a utility wishes to attend, each is to register separately.

    Webinar Fees:

    Utility Member Rate: $100
    Associate Member Rate: $150
    Non-Member Rate: $300

    Note: Organizations that register a group of employees will receive every fifth registration for free. For example, if you register five employees, you only pay for four; register 10 employees, you only pay for eight; and so on. There is nothing additional you need to do to receive this discount.

    Cancellation Policy:

    Cancellations are accepted with a full refund as follows:

    For webinars and virtual classes, if the request is made at least five days prior to the course, then 100% of the registration fee will be refunded.

    For in-person events, the following fee structure applies: cancellation at least 30 days prior to the event, full refund; within 15-29 days, $100 fee; and within 1-14 days or no show, 100% of the registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling because NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.

    For More Information:

    To find out more about this event, or to learn about other events, view the Training and Event Catalog.