Spreader Calibration - Wellesley

Date: 11/13/2018 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: DPW Training Room
20 Municipal Way, 2nd floor
Wellesley, Massachusetts

Capacity:

17/17


Overview

Towns can bring 2 spreader trucks per town and get them calibrated!

Spreader Calibration: Save time, save money, save the environment by not over applying. This class will cover all the necessary steps for calibration of spreaders. Whether you spread sand or salt this class will teach how to achieve a goal of 250 lbs of salt per lane mile or 1,000 lbs of sand per lane mile (for gravel roads) or anything in between. Please bring your spreader truck with you and get it calibrated. This class will be both indoors and out so please plan and dress accordingly.  

7:30 Registration

8:00 Class begins

8:30 Spreader calibration video and classroom instruction
9:30 break
9:45 Equipment check and safety briefing
11:00 Spreader calibration
12:00 Lunch
12:30 Spreader calibration continued
1:30 Questions and evaluations

 

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Nathan Town of Plainville
Shawn Town of Plainville
Gerry City of Waltham, CPWD
Michael City of Waltham
Daniel Town of Wellesley DPW
Tony Town of Wellesley
Mike Town of Needham
Harold Town of Needham
Jeff Town of Randolph
Steve Town of Sandwich
Mike Town of Wellesley
Robert Town of Sandwich
Sam Town of Wellesley
Bill Town of Wellesley
Paul Town of Needham
David Town of Needham
Joe Town of Randolph
Instructors
  • Michael Smith
    Technical Training Specialist at UMTC UMass Amherst
    Michael Smith is the Baystate Roads Technical Training Specialist. He was a Highway Superintendent for 20 years where he developed and implemented modern road maintenance techniques. Mike was responsible for day to day operations and long range planning for the municipality. Before retiring in 2015, Mike was also a firefighter for 34 years. He is a lifelong resident of Heath, Massachusetts, whose teaching style includes a healthy portion of humor and student interaction.

    Michael Smith is the Baystate Roads Technical Training Specialist. He was a Highway Superintendent for 20 years where he developed and implemented modern road maintenance techniques. Mike was responsible for day to day operations and long range planning for the municipality. Before retiring in 2015, Mike was also a firefighter for 34 years. He is a lifelong resident of Heath, Massachusetts, whose teaching style includes a healthy portion of humor and student interaction.

    Michael Smith is the Baystate Roads Technical Training Specialist. He was a Highway Superintendent for 20 years where he developed and implemented modern road maintenance techniques. Mike was responsible for day to day operations and long range planning for the municipality. Before retiring in 2015, Mike was also a firefighter for 34 years. He is a lifelong resident of Heath, Massachusetts, whose teaching style includes a healthy portion of humor and student interaction.

    Michael Smith is the Baystate Roads Technical Training Specialist. He was a Highway Superintendent for 20 years where he developed and implemented modern road maintenance techniques. Mike was responsible for day to day operations and long range planning for the municipality. Before retiring in 2015, Mike was also a firefighter for 34 years. He is a lifelong resident of Heath, Massachusetts, whose teaching style includes a healthy portion of humor and student interaction.

    Michael Smith is the Baystate Roads Technical Training Specialist. He was a Highway Superintendent for 20 years where he developed and implemented modern road maintenance techniques. Mike was responsible for day to day operations and long range planning for the municipality. Before retiring in 2015, Mike was also a firefighter for 34 years. He is a lifelong resident of Heath, Massachusetts, whose teaching style includes a healthy portion of humor and student interaction.