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Substation Training Series – Substation Print Reading & Troubleshooting

August 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am - August 16, 2017 @ 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.


Substation Print Reading & Troubleshooting

August 15-16, 2017

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:

  • Reading and evaluating when and how to use substation prints effectively
    • Importance of substation prints
    • Work tasks that typically require the use of substation prints
    • Types of substation prints and their typical order
    • How to use substation prints during work tasks
    • Best methods for maintaining updated substation prints
  • Interpreting prints using print symbols
    • General types and names of symbols used in substation prints
    • Specific symbols used in electrical and mechanical prints
    • How to read and interpret print symbols for electrical prints
  • Using prints during electrical troubleshooting work tasks
    • Participants will use print reading skills learned in class to perform hands-on electrical troubleshooting techniques.


About the Instructor

The course curriculum has been developed by Pam Tompkins and Scott Young with SET Solutions, LLC, a consulting company that has provided a range of training and consulting services to FMPA and several of its member utilities since 2005. Pam is President and CEO of SET Solutions and has 39 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 37 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.


Please note:  This session is currently full.  We are in the process of scheduling another session and will post the dates as soon as they are available.  If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Smeenk at



August 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am
August 16, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
6003 Pershing Avenue, Orlando, 32822 + Google Map


Sharon Smeenk


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

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