Thursday, November 26, 2015
StS Regional Training Application

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Structures Specialist Regional Training Class Jan 30 & 31, 2016

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 1st delivery of a new curriculum
  • Training is designed to provide a refresher in Buiding Hazard Assessment, Crane Chart Review & Cold Weather Operations Info, Monitoring Planning & Practice, and Shoring Size-up/Design. Also modules on Geotechnical 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:

  • Phoenix Fire Dept./AZ-TF-1 Training Site
  • 2430 S. 22nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009 
  • 6 miles from Hotel

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 & Cold Weather Ops.
  • 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 - Geotechnical Awareness for the StS and Introduction to the GPS new Icon System.
  • Sunday 1230 to 1300 - New info, Case Study, Unit Logs


  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • 3422 E. Elmwood St, Phoenix, AZ 85040
  • (602) 470-0500 - no held rooms
  • $161 Govt. Rate (tax excl.)
  • 2 miles from Airport 
  • Ask for Govt. Rate.

Alternate nearby Hotel

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites
  • 3401 E University Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85034
  • (602) 453-9000 - no held rooms 
  • Ask for Govt. Rate


  • Alternative: Alan Fisher P.E. (MA-TF1) C:(207) 415-7558
  • Alternate 2: Dave Hammond, S.E. (CA-TF3) W: (650) 856-9669 C: (650) 704-7069 
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