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Driver Training


Patrick Evinger

Program Manager
(240)773-8224
Patrick.Evinger@montgomerycountymd.gov

Dan Schaefer

Lieutenant
(240)773-8223
Daniel.Schaefer@montgomerycountymd.gov



For Inquires or Test Scheduling:    e-mail _FRSDriverTraining

*** Surface Water Crew, Boat Operator, and Swiftwater Technician Training Classes Posted and Available in OTRS***

Boat Crew Member, Boat Operator, and Swiftwater Technician Courses have been added to the Spring 2018 schedule.  Candidates may register via OTRS or their designated Training Representative.

Course # Close Date Start Date End Date Days & Times
Surface Water Boat Crew Member 18-1 4/6/18 4/11/18 4/20/18 C-Shifts; no weekends
Surface Water Boat Crew Operator 18-1 4/23/18 5/2/18 5/14/18 ​C-Shifts; no weekends
Swiftwater Rescue Technician 18-1 4/9/18 4/24/18 5/15/18 ​A-Shifts; no weekends
Swiftwater Rescue Technician 18-2 5/21/18 6/4/18 6/25/18 C-Shifts; no weekends
Swiftwater Rescue Technician 18-3 4/18/18 5/5/18 5/20/18 Saturday/Sunday/ +1 Friday

Click here to go to the Class Schedules and Announcements

Click here to go to OTRS

 

*** Spring & Summer 2018 Driver Training Classes Posted and Available in OTRS***

Two additional Emergency Vehicle Operator Courses posted - 3/15/18

The Spring & Summer 2018 Driver Training Class Calendar is posted.  Candidates may register via OTRS or their designated Training Representative.

Click here to go to the Class Schedules and Announcements

Click here to go to OTRS

 

*** 2016 Pierce 3rd Generation All Wheel Steer Tower  Training Material Posted To Web Page ***

Orientation manuals for the new Pierce All Wheel Steer Towers have been posted on the Knowledge Base Web Page under the "Aerials" category.

Click here to go to the Driver Training Knowledgebase web page.

Links for your convenience:

2016 Pierce Arrow XT  - Chassis Orientation

2016 Pierce Arrow XT Aerial  - Aerial Orientation

2016_Pierce_AWS_Chassis Operator Manual

2016_Pierce_AWS_Aerial Operator Manual

2016_Pierce_AWS_Service Manual - 196 MB - Too big for Web Page - Will Be Shared Upon Request

 

*** 2016 Spartan ERV TDA Training Material Posted To Web Page ***

Orientation manuals for the new Spartan TDAs have been posted on the Knowledge Base Web Page under the "Aerials" category.

Click here to go to the Driver Training Knowledgebase web page.

Links for your convenience:

2016 Spartan ERV Tractor Drawn Aerial - Chassis Orientation

2016 Spartan ERV Tractor Drawn Aerial - Aerial Orientation

2016 Spartan ERV TDA Operation and Maintenance Manual - Model TL100-4-500

Spartan Chassis Emergency Response Operations & Maintenance Manual - 2016 TDA

​Spartan TDA Information Cheat Sheet

 Additional Information about inventory, Genesis hydraulic rescue tools, rescue equipment, and scene lighting will be posted when available.

Battery Powered Hydraulic Tools

*** Revised Engine, Aerial, and Rescue Squad PAGS***

The Engine, Aerial, and Rescue Squad Practical Application Guide Sheets have been revised in an effort to correct editorial errors, more clearly identify critical failure points, and update formatting to current organizational standards.

There have been no material changes or additions to the minimum competencies.  If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Driver Training staff.

Click here to go to the revised PAGS

*** Crimson Engine Study Guide Available ***

Click here to go to the Driver Training Knowledgebase web page.

This study guide is intended to supplement and does not replace the primary Engine Driver Operator Training Manual. This guide is a consolidated and abridged collection of important Engine Company concepts and information. The primary manual contains detailed discussions of operating practices and concepts that are important to the Driver/Operator.

*** Savaria Residential Elevators ***

Click here to view information about Savaria Residential Elevators (prepared by FF Haggerty)

  • These elevators are being installed in the Crown Park single family homes
  • This development is in 32's area (across from the Rio).
  • Currently, Co. 32 and 31 have the square tool needed to hand wheel the drive mechanism.

*** 2016 EMS Unit Orientation ***

Following this link to specification, maintenance, and operations information regarding the 2016 EMS transport units.
2016 Freightliner/PL Custom EMS Unit

*** Incumbent Aerial Driver Check Off***

Click here to obtain the Incumbent Aerial Operator Certification forms

How the Form Works:
   The form is broken into 4 sections:
     1.   Competencies
     2.   Signature Checklist
     3.   Check Off Matrix
     4.   Driving Log
   Write the Unit ID, Stock #, Make, and Year of your target Aerial on Page 1
   Identify your check off requirements using the Check Off Matrix
   Complete the Competencies, Drive Time, and requirements outlined by the matrix
   Record your process on the form
   Submit the form with hard copies going to the distribution list
     outlined on the Signature Page.

Please   e-mail _FRSDriverTraining if you have any questions. 

 

Please   e-mail _FRSDriverTraining if you have any questions.

Driver Training Mission Statement

Deliver consistent high-quality apparatus driver training, testing, and skills validation to prepare Firefighters to safely and effectively operate Fire Department Apparatus during both routine and emergency conditions.

 

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