Math Prep for Collection and Mechanical Technologist Grades 1-3- Live Webinar
Recorded On: 03/21/2023
- Registration Closed
SARBs Section Members: $0 (Discount is automatically applied during check-out)
Member fee: $50.00
Non-Member fee: $70.00
Contact Hours: 2.40 contact hours towards CWEA's Mechanical Technologist and Collection System Maintenance certifications
Learning Objective(s) - after participating in this session, attendees will be able to:
• Understanding of the “Order of Operation” method of solving math problems.
• How each formula works used on a CWEA test.
• Conversion of Fractions to Decimals.
• Selecting the correct unit of measurement.
• How to read and analyze word problems.
• Conversions and Equivalents used in wastewater math.
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Shawn Spromberg (Moderator)
Wastewater Utility Supervisor
Cucamonga Valley WD
Shawn Spromberg serves as the Wastewater Utility Supervisor at Cucamonga Valley Water District in Rancho Cucamonga California. Shawn has over 15 years of experience in the wastewater collections field. He is currently responsible for managing, directing and overseeing staff and programs in all functions of the maintenance, repair and inspection of over 420 miles of wastewater mainline and just under 300 miles of lateral pipes and connections as well as all reporting and documentation. His experience ranges from operations and maintenance roles, budgets, assisting with capital projects and system rehabilitation projects and his true passion, which is, developing, training and assisting others in their advancement of knowledge, training and certification in the wastewater industry. Shawn currently holds a CWEA Collections System Maintenance Grade IV certification as well as CWEA Plant Maintenance Technologist Grade I and SWRCB Water Distribution Grade IV and Water Treatment Grade III. Shawn also completed the Mt San Antonio Water Technology program and received his certificate. Shawn is Currently and active member of CWEA, SCAP, and CWEA SARBS Collections Committee where he teaches TCP training in Wastewater Collections System Maintenance Grades 1-4.
Robert Delgado, CMRP, CRL (Moderator)
Manager of Operations and Maintenance
Inland Empire Utilities Agency
Robert Delgado is a Manager of Operations and Maintenance with Inland Empire Utilities Agency in Chino, California. He has over 15 years of combined experience in Maintenance, Operations, Reliability and Asset Management. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. After serving in the U.S. Navy, Robert transition his career to the civilian sector where he gained experience in Aviation, Petrochemical, and Utilities. Robert is a Director for Santa Ana River Basin Section (SARBS), a local section for CWEA. He holds a Mechanical Technologist Grade 4 certification among other industry recognized certifications.
Roy Reynolds (Moderator)
Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor
Orange County Sanitation District
Roy Reynolds has 28 years of experience in the wastewater field. The last 18 years he has been a Maintenance Supervisor at Orange County Sanitation District in Southern California. He served in the U.S. Navy, assigned to the Seabees stationed in San Diego, before the Battalion moved to Port Hueneme California. He has been active in the CWEA sitting on many of the Local and State committees related to Maintenance and Certification. Currently serving the CWEA as the SARBS TCP Committee Chair.
Orange County Sanitation District’s (OCSD) collection
William is the Engineering supervisor for of Orange County Sanitation District’s (OCSD) collection system. Staffs have included design and resident (construction) engineers, collection system operations and maintenance staff, source control inspection staff, and odor & corrosion monitoring staff. Responsibilities include but not limited to performing the most technically complex tasks of the division(s), reviewing staff’s work, and developing and advancing staff’s knowledge and skills. Project manager and engineer for the design and construction of the agency’s new and rehabilitated outlying pump stations and collection system. Achievements include setting / authoring OCSD’s pump station design approach & standards, devising equipment / process test procedures for unusual startups and developing divisional annual budgets and staffing requirements.
Instructor – Technical Certification Program since 2011. Instructor for workshops assisting members with their preparation for the association’s certification tests. Areas covered include collection system and mechanical maintenance with emphasis on mathematics. Workshops held by the Association’s southern local sections including Santa Ana River Basin, Tri-Counties, Desert and Mountain, Santa Diego and Los Angeles Basin.
California Water Environment Association Collection Systems Maintenance, Grade IV
California Water Environment Association Mechanical Technologies, Grade III
Registrants who view the live webinar to see the slides and hear the audio and then enter the correct attention check code (directions below) will receive 2.4 contact hours towards CWEA's Mechanical Technologist and Collection System Maintenance certifications
To receive your contact hours for viewing the live webinar, please note the two (2) different attention check codes that will be displayed at two different points during the webinar in the top left or right corner of the presentation for approximately 90 seconds. Please enter these codes as 1st attention check code – 2nd attention check code (XXXX-XXXX) in the Attention Check Code component under the "Contents" tab.
Please note, all user activity of CWEA certification holders on the Online Wastewater Education Network is subject to the CWEA Code of Ethics standards for professional conduct and ethics. Certification holders should receive credit for a training only once within the same contact hour period. Any attempt to undermine the certification process may be subject to ethics procedures and possible sanctions. It is not possible to receive contact hours for both attending the live webinar and viewing the recording.
Once you have entered the correct attendance check codes, you will be able to create and download an electronic certificate of completion under the "Contents" tab.