2011 Master Installer Program
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part of an ongoing commitment to its customers and to overall quality,
Magnum Piering, Inc. offers an advanced training/certification course
entitled the "Master Installer Training Program". The course is held annually in late summer at the company's corporate headquarters in West Chester, Ohio. The
two-day event consists of both classroom and field work in product
applications, geotechnical report interpretation, a review of basic
structural engineering concepts, field management and production,
quality assurance, and equipment maintenance. The course
is intended for project managers, estimators, equipment managers, and
field crew managers from specialty foundation contractors throughout the
world. Novice through advanced installers are welcome.
Content will vary between successive year's so installers are
encouraged to send at least one representative per annum to receive
updated training. The goal of the event is to provide ongoing
skill training on the installation of Magnum helical piles, Magnum push
piers, and other Magnum products as well as to reinforce the
knowledge-base of installers in geotechnical, foundation, and structural
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The first Master Installer Training Program was held August 30th and 31st, 2011. The
2-day intensive seminar was attended by roughly 30 different Installers
from across North America including Alaska, Puerto Rico, and Ontario,
Canada. The course featured a full-scale load test as well
as live "hands-on" demonstrations of equipment and products.
Distinguished speakers included Dr. Howard
Perko, Ph.D., P.E., author of the internationally acclaimed text book
on helical piles, James Cherry, P.E., a seasoned structural/foundation
engineer and former manager of CTL|Thompson's IAS accredited helical
pile test lab, and Michael Charlton, the President and CEO of Pro-Dig,
LLC. Based on an exit questionnaire, the course received a 97% rating for overall satisfaction from attendees. Below are some of the comments from August 2011 attendees.
“Worth it 100% Great Knowledge, Good Value”
“The section on pile sizing was great and the live demo was helpful.”
"Excellent seminar, it was very informative and one of the best I have been to."
"I thought the dealer meeting/seminar was great!!!"
Magnum Piering at 800-822-7437 if you would like to be placed on the
mailing list for next year's seminar, or keep watch on this website;
posting for next year's Master Installer Training Program should be
posted by Spring of 2012.
Master Installer of the Year Award Presented to Brownie Geotech Solutions. Click Here to read more.