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Substation Training Series – Basic Substation Maintenance

February 20 @ 8:30 am - February 21 @ 4:30 pm

| $900

FMPA’s Substation Training series provides courses specifically designed for substation personnel and other crews who work in and around substations.  The courses are designed to provide participants with in-depth instruction on substation-related topics and are tailored to the specific equipment of the attendee’s utilities, where possible.


Basic Substation Maintenance
Feb 20-21, 2018

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Lunch will be provided.)
OUC Engineering Building
6003 Pershing Avenue
Orlando, FL 32822

Overview of Session Topics:

  • Power transformer testing, maintenance and troubleshooting
    • High and low voltage of the unit
    • Relays
    • Alarm settings and their purpose
    • Gauges
    • How to isolate and ground the transformer
    • Ratings
    • Cooling system
    • Inhibitor system
  • LTC controls and settings
  • Regulator testing, maintenance and troubleshooting
    • Position indicator
    • Control cable
    • Tap changer
    • Control cabinet
    • Drain and sampling valve
    • Oil level change
  • PTs & CTs

About the Instructor
The course curriculum was developed by Pam Tompkins and Scott Young with SET Solutions, LLC, a consulting company that has provided training and consulting services to FMPA and several of its member utilities since 2005. Pam is President and CEO of SET Solutions and has 37 years of experience in the electric utility industry. The course will be taught by Scott Young, a Senior Consultant for SET Solutions. Scott has more than 36 years of electrical substation experience and is a published substation safety author. He began his career as an Apprentice Substation Technician, worked through lead Substation Electrician and advanced to Substation Skills Training Supervisor. Scott works with utilities and contractors to provide electric utility technical and safety specific training, specializing in high voltage electrical technical training, OSHA compliance training and electric power safety process evaluation and program development.


$900 per person for each two-day session. Lunch will be provided. Please do not submit payment with registration. FMPA will send an invoice to your utility following the course.

Register NO LATER THAN Feb. 9, 2018


February 20 @ 8:30 am
February 21 @ 4:30 pm
6003 Pershing Avenue, Orlando, 32822 + Google Map


Sharon Smeenk


OUC Engineering Building
6003 Pershing Avenue, Orlando, 32822 + Google Map

Substation Training Series - Substation Maintenance - February 20-21, 2018