Wednesday, December 12, 2018
StS Regional Training Application

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Structures Specialist Regional Training - Nov10 & 11, 2018

Time: Saturday 0750 thru 1800 and Sunday 0800 thru 1300

  • This training qualifies as Continuing Education training as recommended by the StS Position Description, and is the THIRD delivery of a new, Version 5 curriculum
  • Training is designed to provide a refresher in Buiding Hazard Assessment, Crane Chart Review & Detailed Bridge Assessment, Monitoring Planning & Practice, and Shoring Size-up/Design. Also modules on Trench Collapse Awareness, and Introduction to the new GPS Icon System will be presented.
  • Training Mission is to provide two days of individual intensive hands-on training
  • Space will be limited to maximize hands-on field training and insure Mission success
  • Class tuition is free (Meals, Lodging & Travel must be covered by Task Force, Agency, or Students)
  • A Box Lunch will be provided for Saturday at the cost of $10 per student.
  • Transportation is required from & to the airport, as well as to & from the training sites.

Training Locations:

  • FL-TF1 Training Site
  • 7950 SW 107 Ave, Miami, FL 33173
  • POC Jeff Rouse w. 786-331-4484, c 786-256-9147
  • Jeffrey.Rouse@miamidade.gov

Shipping Location:

  • FL-TF1 US&R Warehouse
  • 757 Saint Nazzarine Blvd.
  • Homestead, FL 33033

Required Equipment:

  • Laptop Computer, Calculator, Crosby Card, Notebook, & Tape Measure.
  • 1 set of StS Forms & FOG.
  • Task Force Nikon NPL-352 Total Station and tripod (1 per team of two students)
  • Attire is Official Task Force BDUs and/or Task Force T-Shirt as well as standard PPE (Helmet & Boots)

Training Agenda:

  • Saturday 0750 to 1200 - Hazard Assessment & Monitoring & Tabletops, plus Review of Crane Charts & New Bridge Assessment Techniques & Form Use.
  • Saturday 1230 to 1800 - Field Exercises that provide Total Station Training and StS working on Rubble Pile to estimate weights and positioning of cranes followed by a Shoring Size-up/Design Tabletop.
  • Sunday 0800 to 1230 -Trench Collapse Awareness for the StS and Introduction to the GPS new Icon System.
  • Sunday 1230 to 1300 - New info, Case Study, Unit Logs

Hotels/Alternates: Govt. Rate: $119

  • Miami Marriott Dadeland
  • 9090 S. Dadeland Blvd, Miami Fl 33156
  • 1-800-228-9290 or 1-800-503-0598
  • Group Rm Block: U S Army Corps of Engineers.
  • 30 Rooms w/ free breakfast, & $19/day reduced rate package.
  • Courtyard Miami Dadeland
  • 9075 S. Dadeland, Miami, Fl, 33156
  • Group: U S Army Corpe of Eng.
  • 20 Rooms w/ free breakfast, & $19/day reduced package.
  • Holliday Inn Express & Suites Kendall East.
  • 11520 SW 88th St, Miami, Fl 33176
  • 1-888-HOLIDAY

Contacts:

  • USACE: Jeff Qunell, P.E. W: (415) 503-6616 C: (916) 502-4145 Jeffrey.J.Qunell@usace.army.mil
  • Alternative: Alan Fisher P.E. (MA-TF1) C:(207) 415-7558  adfpe@aol.com
  • Alternate 2: Dave Hammond, S.E. (CA-TF3) C: (650) 704-7069  djhammond@sbcglobal.net 
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