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Friday, April 23, 2021

Work Orders: Operations & Field Staff WEBINAR #3

Start Date: 4/23/2021 8:30 AM CDT
End Date: 4/23/2021 4:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: WEBINAR

WI  United States 

Organization Name: Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association

Wendy Fassbind
Email: wendy@weca.coop
Phone: (608) 467-4589

Program: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Work Orders: Operations and Field Staff Webinar #3
1-1/4 Skill Builder Credits

Who Should Attend: Operations and Field employees: Linemen, groundmen, crew leaders, operations supervisors and managers, warehouse staff, engineering technicians, engineers, GIS and mapping staff, and any field staff.
This 1-day webinar is for all operations and related field staff who do or oversee any aspect of construction, retirement, and maintenance of your utilities distribution system.  This webinar details the components and requirements of a work order and the purpose and outcome of the overall work order process.  We will follow the life of a work order from opening to close and correlate the jobs that employees and contractors do within the process.  

Participants will gain an understanding of system maintenance versus system improvements and retirements, but more importantly why the understanding of expenses and assets is important to every employee.  We will discuss the what it means to properly complete a service order and a work order.    
By the end of the webinar, participants will understand the impact of the work they do to the on financial statements and ultimately to member/consumer rates.

  • From the warehouse to the paperwork, where is the inventory going and how will the members pay for the work completed?     
  • Inventory, Assembly Units, Asset/Continuing Property Record (CPR)—what do I need to know?
  • Inventory and warehouse materials, truck inventory, charge outs, returns, salvage
  • Capitalize or expense—doesn’t the office take care of that those decisions?
  • Special equipment—How to determine installation or maintenance.  
  • Time entry/timesheet—Getting it right in payroll.    
  • Best practices when storms roll in.  
  • Field tailgate meetings—discussion topics pre and post job
  • When does a work order need to be set up?  
  • What do I need to know about a staking sheet?  
  • Standard costs, estimating jobs, comparing actual to estimate
  • Work Plan—what I need to know
  • Contribution In Aid of Construction—operations considerations
Together, we will step through this intricate process to understand the various components needed to have a reliable distribution system.  You will leave this webinar with a new view of how the work that you do impacts others at your cooperative and your member-owners.

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