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Course Name
Pipeline - Sideboom - Intro to Pipeline Sideboom
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6 days
Crosby, TX


This class is a one-week course. The course schedule is 10 hours a day, 6 days a week, Monday-Saturday. A typical day will consist classroom training followed by practical field training. This class will consist of 1 instructor and 4 students.

Classes are intended for apprentice operators, although journeyman are also encouraged to apply.

This course will help prepare you for working in the pipeline industry. The following subjects will be covered:

  • A pipeline spread – Explain in depth each individual crew.
  • Sideboom controls.
  • How to properly steer the sideboom around obstacles.
  • How to catch the load that is being carried.
  • How to carry a load using one sideboom..
  • The multiple uses of a sideboom through various stages of pipeline construction.
  • Pipeline terminology and vocabulary
  • Safety
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Pipeline (PLCA)