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Essentials of Drilling & Service Rig Electrical Operation and Maintenance for Rig Managers

1 day
949 CAD + tax
Next course start
11 September, 2024 See details
1 day
949 CAD + tax
Next course start
11 September, 2024 See details
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Course description

The "Essentials of Drilling & Service Rig Electrical Operation and Maintenance for Rig Managers" program is an essential one-day course designed to equip drilling and service rig workers, including superintendents, supervisors, managers, drillers, and their crews, with the fundamental understanding of their rig's electrical systems. This comprehensive training covers the operation, failure modes, and maintenance practices necessary to enhance equipment lifespan, avoid unexpected failures, and ensure operational safety in compliance with CSA Z462 standards.

Participants will gain the ability to:

  • Understand and apply basic electrical concepts and safety standards to daily operations.
  • Recognize early signs of electrical equipment failure and implement preventative maintenance strategies.
  • Operate and maintain electrical systems within drilling and service rigs safely and effectively.
  • Ensure compliance with CSA Z462 electrical safety standards, reducing the risk of electrical accidents.

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

11 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Nisku
  • English

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for individuals involved in the operational oversight or hands-on management of drilling and service rig electrical systems. It is particularly beneficial for those seeking to enhance their electrical system knowledge, improve maintenance practices, and ensure the safety of their operations.

Training content

Course Highlights

  1. Electrical Parameters and Circuits: Introduction to basic electrical parameters and components, emphasizing the understanding of current, voltage, resistance, Ohm's and Watt's Law, and power.
  2. Electrical System Operation: Exploration of direct and alternating current, single and three-phase systems, and the principles of managing current and heat in electrical circuits.
  3. Circuit and System Problems: Differentiation between power and control circuit issues and understanding system versus maintenance problems.
  4. Equipment Connections and Protective Systems: Overview of equipment connections, grounding practices, and protective systems like fuses, breakers, GFCIs, and AFCIs.
  5. Maintaining Rig Electrical Systems: Practical guidance on maintaining generators, switchgear, transformers, panelboards, MCCs, starters, and electric motors, including DC SCR and AC VFD drives.
  6. Electrical Safety: Comprehensive safety training covering electrical shock and arc flash hazards, electrical PPE, test equipment usage, safe switching methods, and emergency response protocols.

Course delivery details

Key Features of the Course:

  1. Hands-On Learning Approach: Participants receive a physical learning package, including a Digital Multimeter (DMM), components, and a learning manual, to facilitate practical understanding of electrical principles and circuitry. Registration at least one week in advance is required to receive this package.
  2. Expert Instruction: Taught by senior electrical maintenance instructors with extensive experience in rig operations, the course provides insights into the failure modes of electrical equipment and early signs of failure, equipping participants to preemptively address issues.
  3. Safety Certification: Workers completing the course will be safety certified in operator electrical safety practices as prescribed by CSA Z462, ensuring a safer working environment and compliance with occupational safety standards.

Certification / Credits

By the end of this program, participants will be well-equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to significantly reduce equipment downtime and costs while ensuring a high level of safety and efficiency in rig operations.

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