Course Information

19-Hour Initial Training Course for Transfer Station Operators and MRF Operators

Details:

Number:225
Hours:0
Active:Yes
Certification Only:No

Tracks:

TrackHoursInitial
Class I, III Landfill Operator10False
Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill Operator10False
Material Recovery Facility Operator8True
Spotter / Waste Screener4False
Transfer Station Operator8True

Providers:

Description:

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This course is approved as initial training for transfer station operators and MRF operators. The combined course will be held over two days and will include an exam. (Attendees must achieve 70% proficiency.) Topics include: Brief History of Solid Waste Management in U.S., Regulatory Aspects, The Modern Transfer Station and MRF Facility, Siting, Leachate and Stormwater, Ventilation and Odor Control, Waste Control, Operating Guidelines, Employee Health and Safety, Contingency Planning, Financial Responsibility, Monitoring Site Development and Efficiency, and Facility Closure.

Daily morning and afternoon breaks are scheduled. Lunch on your own.

 

Participants must be present for entire class time to receive CEU and Certificate of Attendance.  All participants are required to take the exam.  

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Who Should Attend

Solid Waste:

  • Spotters, Operators
  • Transfer Station/MRF Managers, Supervisors
  • Consultants
  • Local and State Regulatory Inspectors
Instructor

Chris Kohl
Kohl Consulting, Inc.

Certification and Accreditation

For more information on certification and accreditation, visit the Continuing Education Credit Information page.