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Program Course Catalog 2017

To register for courses, use our online form or mail a physical copy to the address below. Note: registration is not completed without payment. The $25.00 registration fee is non-refundable. Payment must be submitted 7 days before class. Payments may now be made with a credit card. Local 99 is now accepting VISA, MasterCard AND Discover via phone at 202-337-0099, ext. 17. Please check online for updated, rescheduled or canceled classes.

Send completed forms and payment(s) to:
IUOE Local 99 JAC
2461 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20007

Homeland Security Training
Chief Engineer's Course
Advanced Engineer Training II (First-Class Upgrade) (link)
Advanced Engineer Training I (Third-Class Upgrade)
Energy Conservation Course
Indoor Air Quality
HVACR II
HVACR I
Basic Boiler Operation
Plumbing Maintenance and Repair
OSHA Safety Certification
Locksmithing - Advanced
Basic Electricity
Basic Instrumentation and Controls
Locksmithing Certification
HVACR Electrical Troubleshooting
Commercial Kitchen Equipment Repair and Maintenance
Bearing Maintenance Training

HOMELAND SECURITY TRAINING
FALL 2017 (FRIDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER (9315 Largo Drive West, Upper Marlboro, MD)

Non-Member : $240 payable to JAC
Member: $100 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class
Total Cost includes Book and Certification Card

This 9 Hr. course meets three nights and covers topical issues and raises questions about our readiness to protect people and property in an emergency situation.

    * Chemical Agents
    * Radiological Agents
    * Biological Agents
    * Dirty Bombs
    * Toxicology
    * Communication Protocol
    * Emergency Response
    * Disaster Clean Up
    * Personal Protective Equipment
    * Respiratory Protection
    * Vulnerabilities at the Worksite
    * Material Safety Data Sheets
    * Crisis Management Training

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CHIEF ENGINEERS COURSE
FALL 2017 (TUESDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER (9315 Largo Drive West, Upper Marlboro, MD)

Non-Member: $540 payable to JAC
Member:  $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $305 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class.

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

The 33 Hr., eleven class Chief Engineer's course covers the organizational, communication, and technical skills critical to becoming a successful Chief Engineer.  The Chief Engineer must wear many hats: technical advisor, manager, planner, communicator, counselor, and, above all, leader.  These skills take time to develop.  This course will enhance the student's present skills and will demonstrate techniques and procedures that will develop these abilities on the job.

    * Benefits of Internal Work Force
    * Budget Preparation
    * Establishing Energy Budgets
    * Human Relations
    * Planning and Time Management
    * Recommended Skills Levels
    * Record Keeping
    * Reports and Presentations
    * Utilization of Computer Programs

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ADVANCED ENGINEER TRAINING II (First-Class Upgrade)
MARCH 8, 2017 (WEDNESDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER (9315 Largo Drive West, Upper Marllboro)

Non-Member: $600 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $315 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class.

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

This 60 Hr., 20 class course prepares students to take the newly formatted District of Columbia First-Class Steam Engineer exam.  Applicants for the licenses must have at least four years of steam and refrigeration experience and meet the applicable requirements for the exam which they intend to take.  This review course is intense and requires a significant amount of study in conjunction with classroom instruction.

The following books will be used in this course:  Steam Plant Operations and Boiler Operator's Workbook, 3rd edition

    * Reciprocating, Centrifugal and Absorption Systems
    * Boiler Water Treatment and Testing
    * Electric, Gas, Oil, Hydronic and Alternative Heat
    * Refrigeration Systems, Expansion Devices
    * Refrigerants, Safety, Tools, Equipment, Tubing and Piping
    * Trouble Shooting Chilled Water Systems
    * Fire Tube and Water Tube Boiler Construction
    * Electric and Special Application Boilers
    * Mechanical Code 2000 Refrigeration
    * Mechanical Code 2000 Boilers
    * Mechanical Code 2000 Math
    * Combustion, Burners and Controls
    * Boiler Auxiliaries and External Water Treatment
    * Boiler Water Problems and Treatment
    * In Service Problems and Inspections
    * Maintenance and Repair
    * Boiler Plant Training - Performance and Efficiency
    * Field Trip

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ADVANCED ENGINEER TRAINING I (Third-Class Upgrade) - REGISTRATION CLOSED - CLASS FULL
MARCH 7, 2017 (TUESDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER (9315 Largo Drive West, Upper Marlboro, MD)

Non-Member : $600 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $315 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class.

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

This 60 Hr., 20 class course prepares students to take the newly formatted District of Columbia Third-Class, and Maryland First-Class Steam Engineer exams.  Applicants for the licenses must have at least four years of steam and refrigeration experience and meet the applicable requirements for the exam which they intend to take.  This review course is intense and requires a significant amount of study in conjunction with classroom instruction.

The following books will be used in this course:  Stationary Engineer and High Pressure Boiler, 3rd edition

    * Fire and Water Tube Boiler Construction
    * Electric and Special Application Boilers
    * Mechanical Code 2000 Refrigeration
    * Mechanical Code 2000 Boilers
    * Mechanical Code 2000 Math
    * Boiler Connections and Controls
    * Field Trip
    * Combustions, Burners and Controls
    * Boiler Auxiliaries and External Water Treatment
    * Basic Water Treatment
    * Boiler Water Problems and Treatment
    * In Service Problems and Inspections
    * Maintenance and Repair
    * Boiler Plant Training - Performance and Efficiency

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ENERGY CONSERVATION COURSE
FALLL 2017 (WEDNESDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER (9315 Largo Drive West, Largo, MD)

Non-Member: $540 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $305 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class.

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

The Energy Conservation Course prepares today's engineer to meet the energy challenges of the future.  Students that complete this extensive training and pass IUOE-proctored exams will receive the designation of Certified Energy Specialist.  In 75 hours (25 classes) of concentrated study, stationary engineers will learn:

    * Basic Energy Calculations
    * Metering and Monitoring
    * Alternate Energy Systems
    * Lighting
    * Building Automation Systems
    * Combustion Devices
    * Steam and Condensate Systems
    * HVAC Systems
    * Major Facility Systems
    * Project Management
    * Energy Audits
    * Energy Bills

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INDOOR AIR QUALITY
JANUARY 30, 2017 (MONDAY & THURSDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER

Non-Member : $540 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $250 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class.

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

This 75 Hr., 25 class course enables students to prevent and correct indoor air quality problems. Emphasis is placed on the development and maintenance of an effective preventative maintenance program. In addition, students are taught the importance of maintaining the HVAC equipment according to manufacturers' specifications.

    * Actuators, Controlled Devices, and DDCs
    * Air Sampling, Air Volume, and Air Circulation
    * Carbon Monoxide, Formaldehyde, Radon, Asbestos and Lead
    * Construction, Repair and Renovation, and MSDS Sheets
    * Developing a Preventive Maintenance Program
    * HVAC General System Maintenance, Testing and Balancing
    * Introduction and Scope of Indoor Air Quality Problems
    * Trouble Shooting IAQ Complaints, Working Conditions, and IAQ Illness

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HVACR II - CHANGE IN START DATE
MARCH 6, 2017 (MONDAY & THURSDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER)

Non-Member : $588 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $315 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

This 75 Hr., 25 class course is designed to provide practical applications and troubleshooting information for heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning systems. Electric, gas, oil, hydronic, and alternative heat applications will be taught.

    * Building Comfort through Psychometric Chart Use
    * Air Cooled and Water Cooled HVACR Systems
    * Troubleshooting Electronic Air Cleaners and Air Purifiers
    * Energy Savings of High Efficiency Equipment
    * Reciprocating Air Conditioning Systems
    * Centrifugal Air Conditioning Systems
    * Absorption Air Conditioning Systems
    * Commercial Refrigeration Expansion Devices
    * Troubleshooting Commercial Evaporators, Condensers and Compressors
    * Troubleshooting HVACR Controls
    * Repairing Walk-In Coolers and Water Coolers
    * Sizing Duct Work and Refrigerant Piping
    * Retrofitting Existing Systems

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HVACR I - CHANGE IN START DATE
MARCH 6, 2017 (MONDAY & THURSDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER

Non-Member : $588 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $315 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

This 75 Hr., 25 class course identifies the basic elements of heat transfer as they apply to air conditioning and refrigeration, as well as to direct expansion and continues through the centrifugal and absorption systems.

    * Air Distribution and Balance, and Control Installation
    * Cooling Towers and Pumps
    * Domestic Refrigeration and Heat Pumps
    * Electric Heat and Electric Air Conditioning
    * Electric, Gas, Oil, Hydronic and Alternative Heat
    * Evaporators, Condensers, Compressors and Motors
    * High - and - Low Pressure Centrifugals and Absorbers
    * Humidification and Filtration
    * Introduction/Theory of Heat, Matter and Energy
    * Recover, Recycle, Reclaim - System Evacuation and System Charging
    * Refrigeration Systems, Expansion Devices
    * Refrigerants, Safety, Tools, Equipment, Tubing and Piping

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BASIC BOILER OPERATION
MARCH 8, 2017 (WEDNESDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER

Non-Member : $588 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $315 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

This 60 Hr., 20 class course provides students with an introduction to the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of boilers.  In addition, students gain insight into the operation and maintenance of steam plants, turbines, pumps and auxiliaries.

    * Boiler Accessories, Operation and Maintenance
    * Boiler I (Fire and Water Tube)
    * Boiler II (Economizers, Superheaters, and Internal/External Firing)
    * Boilers III (Industrial and Utility Boilers/Coal Firing)
    * Combustion of Fuels
    * Design and Construction
    * Introduction to Boilers: Oil, Gas and Coal-Fired
    * Steam Plant Field Trip
    * Water Treatment. There will be a Guest Speaker
    * Prepares student for DC 6th and Maryland 3rd Class

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OSHA 30 HOUR GENERAL INDUSTRY OUTREACH TRAINING
FEBRUARY 4, 2017 (EIGHT HOURS EVERY SATURDAY OF THE MONTH)  @ ENGINEER CENTER

Local 99 Members: $100 payable to the JAC
Total cost includes Tuition and Books

This 30 hour course meets for four and a half eight hour sessions on Saturdays (2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28 and three hours on 3/7) and covers the following: bloodborne pathogens, confined space, lock-out tag-out, personal protection equipment, machine guarding and OSHA inspections.

* OSHA CLASS IS FOR LOCAL 99 MEMBERS ONLY *

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PLUMBING MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR
FALL 2017 (THURSDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ UNION HALL (2461 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC)

Non-member: $420 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $225 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

This 30 Hr., ten class course provides “HANDS ON TRAINING” in the following:

    * Faucets
    * Soldering and Brazing
    * Water Closets
    * Urinals
    * Water Heaters
    * Sloan Valves
    * Gas Piping
    * Sinks
    * Plastic Piping
    * Dielectrics

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BASIC ELECTRICITY - CHANGE IN START DATE
MARCH 6, 2017 (MONDAY & THURSDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER)

Non-Member : $600 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $315 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

This 75 Hr., 25 class course provides students with an understanding of electricity prior to utilizing its power.  Electricity is the largest source of power in the world.  To work effectively in the electrical field, the theory of electrical energy must be understood.

    * Introduction to Basic Electricity
    * AC Motor Controls and Power Systems
    * DC Generators, Motor Controls and Alternating Current
    * Direct Current Motor and Controls
    * Electric Conductors and Circuits
    * Electrical Meters and Testing
    * Equipment for General Use (Infrared Scanner)
    * Wiring Methods, Materials, and Protection
    * Transformers and Armature Winding
    * Single-Phase and Three-Phase Motors
    * Fundamental Electrical Qualities
    * Magnetism - Coils and Batteries
    * NEC Code
    * Residential and Industrial Wiring
    * Rotating Equipment Maintenance

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LOCKSMITHING - ADVANCED
FALL 2017 (SATURDAY 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM) @ UNION HALL (2461 Wisconsin Ave., NW)

Non-Member : $1,200 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $700 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start
Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

    * Creating and Maintaining Inventory Files
    * Combination Lock - Installation, Service and Troubleshooting
    * S and G / Mass - Hamilton / Mosler Combination Locks
    * Advanced Masterkeying
    * Advanced Impressioning
    * Electric Lock and Strikes

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LOCKSMITHING CERTIFICATION 
FALL 2017 (SATURDAY 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM) @ UNION HALL (2461 Wisconsin Ave., NW)

Non-Member : $1,200 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $700 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start
Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

    * Art of Key Cutting
    * Facility Locksmithing Maintenance
    * Local and National Certification Training
    * Pinning Cylinders / Re-keying Locks
    * Impressioning
    * Key Blank Identification
    * Lockset Functioning and Troubleshooting

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BASIC INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROLS
FALL 2017 (MONDAY & THURSDAY  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER

Non-member: $588 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $315 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

This 75 Hr., 25 class course defines the various types of temperature measuring devices and how they function. The students will also learn to calculate and adjust controls. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to relate to forms of measurement and how they impact practical applications.

    * Introduction to Instrumentation and Controls
    * Basic Control Theory - Parts I and II
    * Basic Measurements and Instrumentation
    * Pneumatic Controls - Parts I, II and III
    * Maintenance, Instrumentation and Controls
    * Control Systems and Applications - Parts I and II
    * Electronic Controls - Parts I and II
    * Electric Controls - Parts I and II
    * Guest Speakers on HVAC Controls
    * Local Equipment Controls - Parts I and II

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COMMERCIAL KITCHEN EQUIPMENT REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE
FALL 2017 (TUESDAY  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER

Non-Member : $420 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $225 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start
Total Cost includes Tuition and Books
This course provides “HANDS ON TRAINING” in the following:

    * Dishwashers
    * Controls
    * Broilers
    * Ice Maker
    * Steamers
    * Booster Heaters
    * Disposals
    * Slicers
    * Toasters
    * Testing Instruments

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HVACR ELECTRICAL TROUBLESHOOTING
FALL 2017 (TUESDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM) @ ENGINEER CENTER (9315 Largo Drive West, Largo, MD)

Non-Member : $420 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $225 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

Unveiling the newest addition to our hand-on training equipment, the HVACR Controls System Trainer allows students to gain a thorough understanding of all aspects of a new air conditioning and heating system. This course will be limited to ten students due to the intense hands-on training. Certificates of Competency will be given to those who pass the final exam. Certificates of Completion will be given to students who complete the course. Prior knowledge of HVACR and Electricity fundamentals are a prerequisite for registration.

This course provides “HANDS ON TRAINING” in the following:

    * Safety
    * Component Description and Function
    * Operations
    * Start-Up and Check-Out of a New Air Conditioning and Heating System
    * Checking and setting the Thermostat Heat Anticipator
    * Identification of Motor Windings
    * Capacitor Testing
    * Identification of Transformer Windings
    * Schematics
    * Troubleshooting Procedures

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BEARING MAINTENANCE TRAINING
FALL 2017 (MONDAY & THURSDAY 6:00PM - 9:00PM @ ENGINEER CENTER

Non-Member : $600 payable to JAC
Member: $25 registration fee to JAC and balance of $315 payable to JAC 14 days prior to start of class

Total Cost includes Tuition and Books

This 15 hour, five class course provides students with the technical expertise necessary to maintain, operate, and repair all types of bearings.

    * An Introduction to Ball Bearings
    * Bearing Failure Analysis
    * Bearing Handling
    * Care and Maintenance of Bearings
    * Installation of Bearing Housing
    * Lubrication
    * Mounted Unit Bearing
    * Proper Practices

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