Municipal Works Foreman

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This course is about safe, clean drinking water, and the safe disposal of sewage and solid waste. The course provides information necessary to ensure these services are provided in the most effective, efficient and safe manner possible while meeting all statutory and regulatory requirements.

This course will discuss ways to plan, implement and evaluate programs and services.  It will help identify sources of influence in the community and the role of the manager in addressing conflicting demands.

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An overview of the Community Works Management System (CWMS).  Topics include: scheduling municipal service delivery; activity based budgeting; activity analysis; asset analysis and productivity analysis.

This course will discuss ways to plan, implement and evaluate programs and services.  It will help identify sources of influence in the community and the role of the manager in addressing conflicting demands.

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How to carry out a safety self-assessment based on the Workers’ Compensation Board Workplace Safety Audit.  Topics include effective safety programs, correcting deficiencies and maintaining worker safety consciousness.

This course will discuss ways to plan, implement and evaluate programs and services.  It will help identify sources of influence in the community and the role of the manager in addressing conflicting demands.

This course emphasizes daily, weekly, seasonal and yearly preventative maintenance activities including setting standards, conducting and maintaining inventories, scheduling maintenance, writing instructions and keeping maintenance records. Participants will be introduced to the use of the Maintenance Management Operating System (MMOS).

Capital Planning concepts and techniques are introduced. Topics include: identifying needs, confirming useful life of existing infrastructure, determining minimum community requirements, ensuring compatibility between program requirements and existing infrastructure, developing capital cost estimates which include Operation and Maintenance (O&M) values, preparing preliminary capital plans.