Truck Maintenance Essentials - New Marlborough

Date: 7/30/2024 8:00 AM - 7/30/2024 3:00 PM

Location: New Marlborough Fire Department
205 Norfolk Road

New Marlborough, Massachusetts

Capacity:

10/10

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Overview

image of dump truck

Course Description:

This class is designed to target anyone that operates class 5 (16,000 lb ) and up trucks. Attendees will learn what is required to service a heavy truck, what to look for to prevent untimely breakdowns, and be able to better communicate with the Mechanics to describe or outline issues. We will cover proper record keeping and the importance of keeping records. This is a hands on training session where attendees will service a heavy truck.

Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please email Caitlin Rachmaciej or call 413-230-9517 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.

Also, if you have any dietary restrictions, please inform Caitlin at least 10 days prior to the event.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Charles Town of New Marlborough
William Town of New Marlborough
Rindy Town of Ashfield
Bryan Town of Ashfield
Craig Town of New Marlborough
Shamus Town of New Marlborough
Carm Town of Egremont
Timothy Town of Egremont
Paul Town of New Marlborough
Michael Town of Ashfield
Instructors
  • David Smith
    Head of Operations at Town of Sudbury DPW
    Having spent most of his life in, on and around cars, trucks and equipment, David has had the privilege of working with some very knowledgeable tradesmen. Through this experience, David has gained an extensive amount of knowledge covering many different aspects of cars, trucks and equipment.

    David has gone from owning his own repair shop to overseeing a 100 + municipal fleet and then on to the position of Highway Superintendent. Currently, he is Head of Operations for the Town of Sudbury where he oversees a diverse fleet of vehicles and equipment, as well as manages the day-to-day operations of the Department.

    David lives on a tree farm in Sterling, MA where he finds operating a sawmill to be relaxing and therapeutic.