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Course Name
Pipeline - Sideboom - Live Draw Works - Kentucky
20 days
Boston, KY

Sideboom - Intermediate training 

This class is a three week course. The course schedule is 10 hours a day, 6 days a week, Monday - Saturday. A typical day will consist of 2 hours of classroom training followed by 8 hours of practical field training. 

Classes are intended for experienced operators, although apprentices with journeyman level skills are encouraged to apply. A profiency test will be given at the beginning of the course. 

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

  •  A pipeline spread - Explain in depth each individaul crew
  •  Live Draw works controls 
  • How to properly steer the sideboom around obstacles while carrying a section of pipe.
  • How to catch the load that is being carried
  •  How to cross-clutch
  • How to correctly carry pipe with the aide of a swamper
  • How to carry a section of pipe with one or multiple machines 
  • Pipeline terminolgy and vocabulary
  • Safety 


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