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One Session Currently Scheduled
The March and May offerings of this course are sold out. Please sign up for the September 6-8, 2023 class!
Course Name: Operation and Maintenance of Pumps
Course Code: EO0710CA24
Date: September 6-8, 2023 (Participants must attend all 3 days of class.)
Time: 8:30 am – 3:45 pm (Check-in time on Day 1: 8:00 am)
Location: Bioresource Engineering Laboratory (formerly ECC), 18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 (Directions & Map)
Format: Classroom course with hands-on activities
Registration Fee: $495 per person
Multi Person Discount Fee: $475 per person (Save when you sign up with a colleague!)
NJLWO Discount Fee: $247.50 per person (available for T, W, and VSWS license holders only)
Registration closes: September 5, 2023
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Payments should be made out to: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Checks and money orders should be mailed to: Office of Continuing Professional Education, Attn: Registration Dept., 102 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
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This is without a doubt, our most popular hands-on course! You will learn and practice accepted procedures for both daily and long-term maintenance of pumps and related equipment. Proactive maintenance and a thorough understanding of the inner workings of a pump can save time and increase the efficiency of your operation.
- Types and Uses of Pumps
- Terms and Classifications
- Mechanical Seals
- Pump Head Calculations
- Performance Curves
Who Should Attend?
This course is a great source of information for anyone wanting to better understand how pumps work, as well as learn best practices for pump maintenance. Past participants have included:
- Environmental Supervisors
- HVAC Mechanics
- Mechanical Maintenance Professionals
- Plant Operators
- Power Plant Operators
- Pump Mechanics
- Sewer Technicians
- Utility Mechanics
- Wastewater Operators
- Water Plant Operators
Take a sneak peek into the hands-on portions of the Operation and Maintenance of Pumps course to see what you’ll learn!
Meet Your Instructors
Terry has served as one of OCPE’s most valued and popular instructors for more than thirty years. While employed as a Senior Leadership and Mechanical Trainer for PSE&G’s Production Training Center, he crafted a parallel training career with the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES)/Rutgers University Office of Continuing Professional Education (OCPE). Teaching programs in topics ranging from workplace safety to motor controls, O & M of pumps, blueprint reading – and an extremely popular Management Skills for Supervisors workshop – Terry’s courses provide useful, timely real-world information that resonates and stays with attendees.
Sean Irwin is noted to be a highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. His continuing professional education with technical and management courses allows him to maintain up-to-date knowledge in health, safety, regulations, and standards. In addition to teaching this course, he is Superintendent of Treatment and Supply at SUEZ in North America. His previous positions include Operations Supervisor at New Jersey American Water and Supervisor of Mechanical Maintenance at United Water.
“Both instructors are excellent and willing to take an extended amount of time to verify all students understood the material.”
– Past Participant
“[I learned] How to install/replace packing, how to use micrometer to check shaft run-out, and how to select bearings for an application.”
– Past Participant
Most useful part of the course: “Assembling pumps, using measurement tools.”
– Past Participant
Continuing Education Credits
The Operation and Maintenance of Pumps course is approved for 1.8 Rutgers CEUs, as well as the following credits from professional organizations.
NJ Drinking Water and Wastewater Operators: 18 TCHs (Approval #01-090010-30)
PA Drinking Water and Wastewater Operators: 18 Recert Hours
No breakfast will be provided. Box lunches will be available for pre-registered attendees only.
NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.
Course Requirements and Policies
COVID-19 Mask & Vaccination Policies for Face-to-Face Classes
Registrants attending OCPE events are not currently required to wear face masks or provide proof of vaccination.
To continue to protect yourself and others:
- Masks are welcome.
- If you have symptoms, testing is encouraged.
- If you feel unwell, please recover at home. Contact us to cancel your registration at 848-932-9271, option 2 or email@example.com.
Pre-registration is required. We’re sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials, or meals for walk-in registrants.
Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.
Campus Parking Policy
All visitors must register their vehicles ONLINE to park on campus. Please follow the guidelines below. Failure to comply with these policies may result in a citation.
- A link to register your vehicle will be provided in your course confirmation email. Please be sure to complete this important step prior to traveling to campus.
- When you park on campus, be sure that your license plate is unobstructed and visible from the driving aisle.
- All Rutgers faculty/staff/students must use their regular Rutgers permit and park in the nearest lot assigned for their permit type.
A unique email address is required for each registrant to register and access our courses.
- If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.
- If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, your account must be updated with a unique email address. To do this, please send an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org stating that your email address needs to be changed and include:
- Your full name
- The shared email address that needs to be changed
- Your unique email address
- A phone number where you can be reached if we have any questions
Cancellations and Substitutions
A $75 cancellation fee applies for this course. Substitutions are permitted. View our cancellation policy.
Attention U.S. Veterans
This course is approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for educational benefits through the GI Bill®. Learn more.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
Program Questions? We’re Here to Help!
If you have any questions about Operation and Maintenance of Pumps, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin
For registration assistance, please contact our Registration Department at 848-932-9271, option 2 or email email@example.com.