Training & Improvement

River City Engineering’s training courses are designed to advance the knowledge of the engineers and operators of your company. These professional training courses are offered on site for an interactive experience, however short courses may be offered online at your preference. Training sessions are guided by our distinguished team of process engineers who are familiar with the design, operation, and optimization of various types of natural gas facilities.

Listed below are examples of the training courses currently offered by River City Engineering.  Each training course will be tailored to your unique facility, and the duration can be adapted based on availability of attendees.

For OSHA PSM compliance, we are able to provide documentation for each training course including attendees lists, descriptions of material covered, training agendas. More rigorous documentation such as quiz material and results is also available depending on your companies particular requirements.

We can also create customized training courses for your needs beyond those listed here, please contact us for more information!

Operator Training Courses

Plant Overview Training– An introductory course reviewing Process Flow Diagrams to refresh personnel on plant operations. Topics covered include design background, safety, and general controls.

System Specific Training– A basic course that focuses on a specific system (Amine, TEG, Cryo Plant) from your facility reviewing the Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams for that system. Topics covered include design, optimization, safety, and controls.

Entire Facility Training– A week long intensive course that reviews your entire facility. Process Flow Diagrams, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams, Heat and Material Balances, and Cause and Effects are all reviewed. Topics covered include design background, optimization, control systems and operating philosophies, and safety.

Plant Training Courses

Operating Procedures Training– An intensive course that reviews operating procedures in depth. This course covers all areas of the operating procedures required by OSHA PSM including consequences of deviation, which helps increase understanding of troubleshooting, and safety.

Start Up Training– A detailed course to prepare operations personnel for start up. This course covers all phases of start up including commissioning, purge, dry-out, system wash, and bringing in gas.

PHA Methodology– A detailed course to prepare personnel for a Process Hazard Analysis. This course covers the background, development of related worksheets, and an example walk through.