Provides mechanics with a working knowledge of modern winter maintenance vehicles and accessories with particular emphasis on automated controller and spreader systems, and the hydraulic systems used to support vehicle accessories that apply both wet and dry materials as well as plowing operations. Practical solutions to common equipment problems will be explored, along with preventative maintenance practices and troubleshooting diagnostics.
Who Should Attend
Mechanics and technicians responsible for the maintenance and calibration of winter service vehicles for road agencies and winter maintenance contractors
This course is recognized by:
Region of Waterloo
County of Wellington
from the 2018 Snow School for Mechanics and Technicians attendees:
"Being new to municipalities and winter road maintenance, this experience gave me all the tools I need to be effective in my job."
"Being hands-on with the equipment allowed us to test suggested troubleshooting techniques and really grasp the information in a positive way."
"With various types of systems available we learned calibration and diagnostic procedures for whatever machine comes into our yard."
Kitchener Operations Facility, 131 Goodrich Drive, Kitchener, Ontario