On-The-Job Training (OJT)

Related Training & Instruction (RTI) combined with strategic structured On-the-Job training (OJT), is essential to complete a comprehensive training plan. The RCAM staff can help your organization develop a structured approach to meet your specific training needs. Choosing from the extensive library of On-the-Job (OJT) tasks, your team will be equipped to develop a plan that meets your training needs.

Demonstrating competency of these fundamental skills will ensure your maintenance team is ready to meet the challenges of the 21st century industrial environment.

For more information, please contact the RCAM Programs & Services Coordinator at 423.354.5275.

Electrical Maintenance Tasks

Evaluate a Circuit

Wire and Evaluate a Motor

Read Electrical Schematics

Perform Single Stop_Start Station Wiring

Perform Multiple Stop_Start Station Wiring

Perform Electric Motor Testing

Install Control Circuit Wiring

Install Electric Motor Power Supply Wiring

Troubleshoot A DC Motor

Test for Electric Motor Fault

Reset Breakers, Test Fuses

Replace a Photo Eye and Switch

Calibrate and Adjust Meters

Wire a Circuit and Evaluate Contactors


Instrumentation & Control Tasks

Change Parameters in a Thermal Controller

Calibrate a Honeywell ST 3000 Smart Transmitter

Configure Software for PLC Hardware

Reset Temperature Controller Parameters

Configure a Variable-Speed Controller

Troubleshoot a Variable-Speed Controller

Input Frequency-Drive Parameters

Troubleshoot Ladder Logic

Make Software Backups


Mechanical Maintenance Tasks

Install a Belt-Driven Pulley

Fabricate Copper Tubing

Perform a Pneumatic Logics Test

Rebuild a Pneumatic Regulator

Rebuild a Pneumatic Valve

Rig and Lift a Shaft

Apply Torque

Align a Pump Installation (Dial Indicator)

Align a Pump Installation (Craft Instruments)

Inspect and Identify Bearings

Remove, Inspect, and Install a Bearing

Rebuild a Pneumatic Cylinder

Troubleshoot a Hydraulic System

Remove and Install a Valve

Rebuild a Positive-Displacement Piston Pump

Install and Align a Drive Mechanism

Rebuild a Rotary Valve

Cut and Thread Pipe

Replace Pump (or Valve) Packing

Rig and Lift Loads

Rebuild a Gearbox

Perform Drum Quality Control Measurements

Build a Piping Circuit

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