Automation Services Is Learning and Growing

14-Sep-2018

By: The Pipeline

Automation Superintendent Kendell Jones, Electrical Tech/Foreman Brody LeBouef and Automation Superintendent John Charpetier recently passed Shell's very extensive AEP two-week training course that allows each of them to work around live circuits, live wiring, trip breakers, and panels on Shell platforms. This training has allowed these employees to grow within Danos and has increased their safety awareness around electrical which is both beneficial for Danos and Shell.

Here is some of the material included in the course:

Basic Electrical & Electronics

This workshop course includes classroom lectures and hands-on operation of electrical equipment with an emphasis on electrical safety. Operators receive fundamental training in electrical/electronic equipment theory, electrical safety, equipment operation, calibration, and maintenance. Students are allowed to operate engine/generator sets under loaded and paralleled conditions, inspect motor starters, motors and transformers, PLCs and troubleshoot problems

Electrical Print Reading

This workshop provides fundamental information on electrical diagrams and techniques of troubleshooting. It provides information on interpreting electrical symbols, reading various types of electrical diagrams, including schematics, one-line diagrams, and interconnection diagrams and using this information to troubleshoot electrical equipment. Must have completed "Basic Electrical" or have equivalent electrical knowledge.

Electric Safe Work Practices

Training & competency demonstration of Shell’s safe electrical work practices for employees and contractors working towards AEP2, AEP3, or SAEP designations. Emphasis is placed on the requirements of HSE0038, OPS0087, OPS0087 and OPS0177A. Must have previously completed “Basic Electrical & Electronic Systems” and “Print Reading" workshops

AEP 2 Assessment

This assessment provides a validation for electrical employees and contract personnel desiring to achieve the designation of Authorized Electrical Person – Level 2 (AEP2). The validation of electrical safety knowledge and hands-on skills provides contractors a competency assurance assessment for electrical safe work practices. Coverage includes compliance with HSE0038 and NFPA-70E. Must have completed Basic Electrical, Print Reading and Electrical Safe Work Practices.

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