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Plant Manager Certification Course

 

 

 

 

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» June 28 - July 1, 2016 | Centennial, CO «

 

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» December 13-16, 2016 | Anaheim, CA «

 

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The concrete plant manager's position is the heart of the operations aspect of a ready mixed concrete production facility. Every plant has one. Duties differ only slightly from plant to plant. It is of utmost importance that a plant manager understands the essential aspects of Product Knowledge, Plant Safety, Environmental Regulations, Plant Operations and Business Principals. The certification exam is designed to recognize those who have the specific skill levels in these areas. The certification can be found in many jobs requirement specifications by the Army Corps of Engineers’ projects as well as state and local DOTs. They require personnel to be certified in specific knowledge areas:

 

Successfully pass Product Knowledge and Operations exams:

    Certified as Ready Mixed Concrete Plant Manager

 

Successfully pass Product Knowledge exams:

    Certified as Plant Operator

 

The Course:

Contact Us To Find Out More!

 

For more information, contact

NRMCA's Shawnita Dickens at

888-846-7622, x1154 or

sdickens@nrmca.org.

 

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This course is the only one that exists

which is specifically designed for plant

managers.

 

The course is three days of instruction

plus four hours of exam time.

 

Course instruction covers and tests on

five individual modules:

  • Plant Safety
     

  • Operations
     

  • Production Knowledge
     

  • Environmental
     

  • Business Concepts

 

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Course Outline

Day 1

Introduction

8:00am – 8:25am

Course Overview

8:25am – 8:45am

Concrete Plant Manager’s Job Description

Module I: Product Knowledge

8:45am – 9:30am

Cementitious Materials

9:30am – 10:15am

Aggregates

10:15am – 10:35am

Morning Break

10:35am – 11:30am

Admixtures

11:30am – 12:00pm

Water

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch Break (on your own)

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Basic Proportioning (Mix Design)

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Moisture Content & Arithmetic of Batching

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Afternoon Break

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Hardened Concrete Properties

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Fresh Concrete Properties

Day 2

Module II: Operations

8:00am – 9:00am

Plant Design, Equipment, and Operations

9:00am – 10:00am

Plant Maintenance

10:00am – 10:20am

Morning Break

10:20am – 10:40 am

Drivers

10:40am – 11:00am

Dispatch

11:00am – 11:30am

Material Management

11:30am – 12:00pm

Calculating Bin Volumes & Inventory

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch Break (on your own)

Module III: Safety

1:00pm – 1:30pm

Safety Regulations, Training, & Motivation

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Personal Protective Equipment

2:15pm – 2:45pm

Lock Out / Tag Out

2:45pm – 3:00pm

Afternoon Break

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Machine Guarding and Safe Operating Procedures

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Hazard Communications

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Confined Space

Day 3

Module IV: Environmental

8:00am – 8:40am

Environmental Stewardship and Community Relations

8:40am – 9:30am

Water Quality Management

9:30am – 10:00am

Morning Break

10:00am – 10:30am

Plant Environmental Management

10:30am – 11:15am

Materials Storage, Hazardous Materials, Chemicals

11:15am – 12:00pm

Solids Management and Recycling Solids

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch Break (on your own)

Module V: Business Principles

1:00pm – 1:30pm

What Makes a Business Sustainable

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Human Resources, Human Relations

2:15pm – 2:45pm

Basic Accounting Principles

2:45pm – 3:00pm

Afternoon Break

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Calculating Productivity, Benchmarking

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Review Session: Product Knowledge, Operations, Safety, Environmental, and Business Principles

Day 4

EXAMS

8:00am – 9:45am

Exam #1 on Product Knowledge & Production Technology

10:00am – 11:45am

Exam #2 on Business, Operations, Safety, and Environmental Principles

 

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