Spreader Calibration - Virtual Classroom

Date: 1/11/2021 8:30 AM - 1/11/2021 10:30 AM






dpw salt spreader truck

Course Description

For this class attendees will join a live zoom session. Segments from the new Baystate Roads calibration video will be used. In between each segment attendees will have an opportunity to speak with the instructor. A PowerPoint presentation will also be used.

Attendees should have a spreader ready to calibrate and to have at least one member of the DPW join the zoom via a smart phone.

At the conclusion of the classroom instruction portion, attendees will be given the opportunity to calibrate a spreader live during the zoom session with the instructor observing. 

A zoom link will be provided once you have completed the registration.
First Name Affiliation
Steve City of Fitchburg
Chris Town of Longmeadow
Garrett Town of Mattapoisett
Kevin City of Fitchburg
Kenneth Town of Princeton
Jay City of Fitchburg
Steven Town of Longmeadow DPW
Craig City of Fitchburg
Jeff City of Fitchburg
Benjamin Town of Princeton
Charles City of Fitchburg
Andrew Town of Princeton
  • 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 operation 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. Mike can be reached at: mdsmith@umass.edu