Star Utility Site Visit – Metro Vancouver

October 11, 2012

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Agenda

Thurs. Oct 11th – Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant

12:00 – 1:00 Welcome & Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 Introduction to Metro Vancouver / Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant (SCFP)

  • Metro Vancouver Introduction (5mins) – Dan Donnelly, Division Manager, Water Treatment & Systems Control
  • Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant Introduction (5mins) – Marilyn Towill – Superintendent SCFP & Systems Control
  • Metro Vancouver’s Technical Training Program (20mins) – Jennifer Crosby, Senior Engineer, Engineering, Systems and Planning

 

  • Open forum with staff involved in the program (30mins) – Tbd (Operations Staff)

2:00 – 3:00 Advanced automation open forum

  • Automation at SCFP – Paul Kohl, Senior Engineer, Electrical, Instrumentation and Communications
  • Systems automation/instrumentation – Brad Bator, SCADA & CDACS Supervisor
  • Operations Optimization initiative  – Rick Marchand, Utility Systems Control Superintendent and Marilyn Towill

3:00 – 3:05 Concluding remarks –  Tameeza Jivraj, O&M Training and Procedures Project Coordinator

3:05 – 3:30 Optional Tour of SCFP SCFP Operations

 

Fri. Oct 12th – Metro Vancouver Head Office

8:30 – 9:00 Welcome & Coffee

9:00 – 9:30 SFPUC Workforce Planning (incl. 5 yr strategic plan) and BAYWORK collaboration model including key learnings.

– Cheryl Davis, Manager, Workforce Development Initiative, Water Enterprise

9:30 – 10:00 Presentation on training materials development model

– Catherine Curtis, Workforce Development Wastewater Enterprise

  • Program sustainability
  • Product demo – regional training system & reference

10:00 -10:15 Break

10:15 – 12:00 Demonstration of Metro Vancouver’s training materials and development process

– Tameeza Jivraj and Geoff Cole, Project Engineer, Water Treatment & Systems Control Training Project Coordinator

  • Competency Maps
  • Task Lists
  • Prioritization Tools (Critical Task Analysis and Hazard Identification)
  • Procedures

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30 Demos of training materials with detailed explanations of development process

– Tameeza Jivraj & Geoff Cole

  • E-learning module
  • Field Guides
  • Troubleshooting guide
  • Management of Change process

2:30 -2:45 Break

2:45 – 3:00 Overview of Metro Vancouver Employee Conference

– Jennifer Crosby

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