Technical Training for Asphalt Paving and Milling Trade
This article originally appeared at Site-K Construction Zone.
Roadtec recently announced its winter schedule for Technical Service School and Paving Professionals Workshops (PPW) for the asphalt paving and milling industries. All the training sessions and workshops are held at Roadtec’s state-of-the-art training facility in Chattanooga, TN, and are taught by factory staff and industry experts.
The Technical Service School is intended for advanced and head mechanics, field technicians, and service technicians who have a working knowledge of electrical and hydraulics schematics, and electrical meters.
Roadtec factory specialists will provide students with hands-on and in-class training, including sections on hydraulic and electrical system maintenance, troubleshooting, machine set-up, special applications, asphalt mixes and other topics. Those attending will have the opportunity to meet and talk with Roadtec personnel from all areas including service, engineering, manufacturing, sales, and marketing.
Technical Service School offers paver schools in January 2017 and mill, Shuttle Buggy MTV, and stabalizer school sessions in February 2017:
Session 1: January 11-13, 2017
Session 2: January 16-18, 2017
Session 1: February 1-3
Session 2: February 6-8
Shuttle Buggy® Schools
Session 1: February 14-15
Session 2: February 16-17
Session 1: February 22-23
Roadtec Paving Professionals Workshops are taught by experienced professionals, from leading companies in the industry. The classroom and hands-on instruction covers proper applications of asphalt lay-down, handling, and rolling equipment. The range of topics covered include proper paver and screed set-up / operation, preventing mix segregation, quality joint construction, automated grade and slope control systems, Superpave compaction, and processes for coordinating plant and paving speeds. PPW is considered to be one of the most comprehensive paving training schools in the asphalt industry.
A variety of equipment are used during the PPW sessions. Two sessions are scheduled for January 2017.
PPW Session 1
PPW Session 2