Spreader Calibration - Templeton

Date: 11/14/2019 8:00 AM - 11/14/2019 3:00 PM

Location: Templeton Center Fire Station
466 Patriots Road

Templeton, Massachusetts

Capacity:

26/26


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
Chet Town of Templeton DPW
Mark Town of Templeton
Jeff Town of Templeton DPW
Scott Town of Andover
Pedro Town of Natick
Travis Town of Hubbardston
Vernon Town of Longmeadow
Jonathan Town of Longmeadow
Matthew Town of Natick
Andrew Town of Natick
Neil Town of Hubbardston
David Town of Templeton DPW
Jason Town of Hadley
Carlos Town of Andover
James Town of Hadley Public Works
John Town of Templeton DPW
Justin Town of Holden
Paul Town of Templeton
Mike City of Fitchburg
Jason Town of Holden
Jon Town of Holden
Dave Town of Templeton
Steve Town of Andover
Dave Town of Andover
John Town of Holden
Gary City of Fitchburg
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.