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International Operating Engineer - Spring 2018

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The quarterly magazine of the International Union of Operating Engineers.

Training & Education

Training & Education International Training & Conference Center Opens in Texas World-class facility sets a new standard for excellence in skills training International Union of Operating Engineers 2018 Construction Training Course Schedule - General Membership - Location: International Training Center — Crosby, Texas Course NCCCO / OECP Practical Training & Testing Dates To be offered alternating months starting in May Trenching & Backfilling Operations June 4-15, 2018 New Crane Technology & LMI Operations June 4-15, 2018 Load Charts June 11-15, 2018 Grove Truck Crane (TMS9000-2) June 18-22, 2018 THE INTERNATIONAL TRAINING & CONFERENCE CENTER, the largest and most comprehensive training facility for union Operating and Stationary Engineers in North America, opened its doors in April. A blue-ribbon panel of IUOE Training Directors and staff helped design this world-class training center, which will meet the needs of members and our industry. 179,200-sf, two-story administration building with two attached threestory dormitory wings. It houses administrative offices, a grand ballroom that can be divided into eight large classrooms, dining facilities, and a commercial kitchen. The outdoor acreage will be used to conduct pipeline training, crane training, and heavy equipment operations. There are 12 crane pads with brand new equipment. The exterior site structures, or field classrooms, have the functionality of Introduction to Crane Operations: Components, Set-up, Load charts, Etc… Excavation & TLB Operations/Working with Trench Boxes Excavation & TLB Operations/Working with Trench Boxes Advanced Crane Operations: Pre-Lift Planning and Hands-On Execution June 18-22, 2018 June 19-23, 2018 June 25-29, 2018 June 25-29, 2018 Mobile Crane Set-up/Inspections/Operations July 23-August 3, 2018 Dozer Operations (Basic) July 24-28, 2018 Dozer Operations (Advanced) July 30-August 3, 2018 “This is a real milestone for our union,” said General President Callahan. “One that will benefit not only our current membership, but future generations of Operating Engineers to come. We have built something special down in Texas and I encourage every member to take advantage of the resources we have there.” Sitting on 237 acres, this flagship facility was built for the entire International. The main building is a stunning, multipurpose venue. It will host classes and meetings for a wide range of groups and includes a 6 INTERNATIONAL OPERATING ENGINEER Crane Boom Inspection Criteria August 7-9, 2018 Advanced Crane Operations: Planning & Execution of Two Crane Lifts August 13-17, 2018 GPS Machine Control (Trimble & Topcon) August 20-31, 2108 Assembly/Disassembly of Mobile Cranes August 21-25, 2018 Assembly/Disassembly of Mobile Cranes August 27-31, 2018 Dedicated Pile Driver Training Foundation Drill Training Dates to be Announced Dates to be Announced Revised Schedules schedules may be will revised be periodically sent out periodically as new courses as are courses added. Check are added www.iuoe.org throughout for updates. the year. SPRING 2018 7

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