Power Systems Training

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At Empire Power Systems, we know the importance of having your power generation systems well-maintained and operating efficiently to keep your business running. Our training courses are designed to provide maximum benefit for your team. They offer a mixture of hands-on classroom presentations, demonstrations, and active operation and diagnostics using equipment in the shop and in the field.

After completing a course, you will understand how power systems operate and what actions you can take to maintain the reliability of your equipment. If you already know that you’re interested in a course, register today and learn the details of what you need to know for attending.

 

Courses Offered

Who Should Attend?

Empire power training courses are designed for anyone involved with on-site power generation systems or working in any facility where an emergency power supply is absolutely critical!

Professionals who will benefit from Empire’s power training courses include:

All Maintenance Personnel in:

  • Apartment Buildings
  • Banking Institutions
  • Commercial Buildings
  • Data Centers
  • Government Buildings
  • Grocery Stores and Fuel Stations
  • Hospitals and Care Centers
  • Manufacturing Plants
  • Research Facilities
  • Schools
  • Waste Water Facilities
  • Water Facilities
  • Anyone Needing Basic Understanding
    of Prime or Standby Power
 

Including:

  • Building Engineers
  • Building Owners
  • Electricians
  • Emergency Preparedness
    Compliance Officers
  • Facility Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Mechanics
  • Purchasing Agents
 
  

1-Day Basic Standby Power Training

1 Day Basic Power Systems Training

Empire’s basic standby power generation is a one-day high-level overview of basic power generation operation. Learn how generators are tested and maintained in compliance with NFPA 110 and Joint Commission (Life Safety) requirements.

2016-17 Training Dates:
December 14, 2016 | February 8, 2017

Registration: $250 per person | Fee includes course presentation materials, refreshments and lunch

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  • BASIC ELECTRICITY
    Single and Three Phase Power Formulas
  • BASIC ENGINE
    Description of Diesel and Gaseous Fuel Engines and Components Including Air, Oil, Cooling, Exhaust, Fuel Systems and Governors
  • BASIC ENGINE GENERATOR SYSTEM TROUBLESHOOTING
    Engine, Generator and Accessories.
  • BASIC GENERATOR
    Components, Voltage, Frequency and Regulators
  • COMPONENTS
    Equipment and Installation, Tanks, Chargers, Block Heaters, Breakers, Enclosures.
  • ENGINE GENERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS
    Description of Start, Stop, Auto Start, Safeties, Alarms and Shut Downs, Controller Types.
  • ENGINE GENERATOR MAINTENANCE
    Inspection Check List, Oil, Fuel, Coolant Sampling, Load Banking.
  • EMISSIONS
    Overview
  • TRANSFER SWITCHES and PARALLELING
    Description and Basic Troubleshooting

  

3-Day Advanced Standby Power Training

3 Day Advanced Power Systems Training

In addition to the basic standby power training, we offer an advanced course. Empire’s advanced standby power generation training is a 3-day course that details engine, generator and transfer switch operation, recommended maintenance schedules, basic trouble shooting, electrical and mechanical safety procedures.

2017 Training Dates
January 10-12, 2017 | March 7-9, 2017

Registration: $695 per person | Fee includes course presentation materials, refreshments and lunch. Register 3 or more students for $595/person.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  • BALANCE OF THE SYSTEM
    Equipment and Installation, Day Tanks, Chargers, Block Heaters, Remote Annunciators
  • ELECTRICITY
    Schematics, Ohm's Law, Power Formulas
  • ENGINE FUNDAMENTALS
    Diesel, Gas and Gaseous Fueled Engines; Air, Oil, Cooling, Exhaust, Fuel Systems and Governors
  • ENGINE GENERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS
    Start, Stop, Auto Start, Safeties, Alarms and Shut Downs
  • ENGINE GENERATOR MAINTENANCE
    Code Requirements, Inspection Check List, Fluid (Oil, Fuel, Coolant) Sampling and Load Banking.
  • GENERATORS
    Components, Voltage, Frequency, Regulators
  • PARALLELING OPERATION
    Description, Why, How and Demonstration
  • SAFETY
    OSHA/MSHA, PPE, and Job Hazard Analysis
  • TRANSFER SWITCHES
    Usage, Components, Operation and Controls
  • TROUBLESHOOTING

  

Custom Power Training

Custom Power Systems Training

Empire can custom design a training curriculum and course structure at your location to suit any of your power generation education needs. We bring the concepts and classroom presentation directly to your personnel and utilize your installed equipment for the "hands on" demonstration and diagnostics. Custom course pricing is dependent on course design and equipment requirements.

Contact us to create your custom training:

602‐333‐5673

 

Get the Details

Location

All training occurs at our premier location in Phoenix with our instructors who have years of experience in power generation and have worked on numerous makes, models and designs of equipment and systems.

Training Location

Empire Power Systems

840 N. 43th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85009

(43th Ave and I-10)

Where to Stay

Hotel accommodations are not provided by Empire and are not included in the course fee. The following hotels offer a discounted rate when mentioning “Empire Southwest”:

Holiday Inn Express Staybridge Suites
9310 W Cabela Dr.  9340 W. Cabela Drive
Glendale, AZ 85305 Glendale, AZ 85305
623‐939-8888 623‐939‐8888

What to Wear

Safety glasses and hearing protection, if required will be provided. No shorts, tank tops or open toed shoes allowed. All cotton clothing is recommended. Remember, these are hands on courses so please plan and dress accordingly.

Cancellation

All cancellation requests must be made in writing. Full refunds will be issued up to 7 days prior to start date of course. Cancellations requested less than 7 days prior to start date will be assessed a 50% cancellation fee. Empire reserves the right to cancel or change the dates of any training course due to insufficient enrollment. If cancelled by Empire all registration fees will be refunded or applied to another scheduled date.
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