Saturday, February 19, 2011

Virtual Welding Equipment Flyer

Thanks again to Lincoln Electric for supporting this tour and exposing more young minds to potential of welding.

Virtual Welding Tour

Virtual Welding Tour Details-

SkillTV is supporting a Virtual Welding Tour of 6 Community Colleges in central North Carolina. This blog will be a respository of information to allow participants to see, participate or support in some capacity this unique event.

Lincoln Electric is graciously providing the equipment to demonstrate to new generation the fundamentals and skills required to become successful welders.

Tour Schedule
March 2—Richmond Community College 9am-12 pm
March 2 – Fayetteville Technical Community College 2-5pm
March 3-- Sampson Community College9am-12pm
March 3 Central Carolina Community College 2-5pm
March 4 Bladen Community College 9am-12pm
March 4 Robeson Community College 2-5pm

Monday, February 7, 2011

Want to get your CPMM?

April 4-6, 2011
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Fayetteville, North Carolina

Discover the power of the Certified Plant Maintenance Manager and AFE Certification! Whether it's effective management of your team, increasing your value in the marketplace or getting results to make your facility your masterpiece, the proven benefits of AFE Certification are vital to your future as a facilities professional.

The decision you make now will follow you wherever the facilities profession takes you. Make sure it takes you to the top.

Visit or call 571.203.7171 for complete information.
efficiency and productivity
and boost the bottom line

Certified Plant Manager (CPMM) Certification Review Courses are coming! Here are the Top Ten Reasons to become a Certified Plant Maintenance Manager:

10. AFE Certification tells the World you have the knowledge and experience to successfully operate
and maintain a facility
9. AFE Certification enhances job security in tough economic times
8. Companies value employees who proactively seek to develop their skills and expertise
7. AFE Certification lends dignity to what you know
6. AFE Certification is recognized by the US Department of State, US Postal Service, ARAMARK, Genzyme,
EMCOR, Erickson and many others
5. AFE Certification prepares you to Learn. Lead. Influence.
4. You can tell your boss: "I'm committed to my career - and to our company"
3. AFE Certification means you have the talent to increase revenue, improve 2. AFE Certified facility professionals earn $7,000 to $10,000 more than their peers

And the Number One reason to earn your CPMM?

1. What happens with AFE...Stays with you throughout your career!

Sunday, February 6, 2011

"Find Me a Maintenance Woman" Xtranormal Video

According to numerous industry leaders, the Maintenance and Reliability profession has only about 5% women workers. If we are going to fill the mass exodus of retiring baby boomers in the coming years, we better open the doors for the other gender, who also has lots of solid skill sets that could elevate our profession if given the training, and opportunities. To help break down the barriers for entry, Joel Leonard wrote these lyrics, Shannon Gilbert of the band 80's Enuff put them to music, and now Howard, aka MotorDoc, Penrose produced this Xtranormal video.

We hope you enjoy! Click on the title to download.