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30 Hour Low Pressure Boiler
Feb 17, 2023

30-Hour Low Pressure Boiler Course

Description:  Generally speaking, jobs that require higher levels of education, licenses and skill pay higher wages, which places added emphasis on the individual's proficiency, diversity of skill and grade of licensure.  This class provides practical information on the operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of low pressure boilers and will include information on Minnesota boilers laws that will help you to upgrade all low pressure classifications/licenses.

· Minnesota Boiler Statutes and Boiler Rules                     •     Minnesota Licensing

· Boiler Operation Principles                                               •     Boiler Fittings

· Feedwater System                                                           •     Steam System

· Fuel System                                                                     •     Draft System

· Boiler Water Treatment                                                   •     Boiler Operation Procedure

· Hot Water Heating Systems                                            ·     Boiler Operation Safety


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:    Rob Oase is a 20 year member of Local 70 and a 29 year employee of Inver Grove Heights ISD #199, as a Mechanical Maintenance Chief. He holds a Chief C license since 2001, an EPA 608 Certification, Pollution Control Agency A / B Operator Certification and Energy Management Tech Certification. Rob is also a Local 70 Steward.


Ken Wieken is a 38 year member of Local 70. License and certificates include a Chief C Boiler License since 1998, HAZWOPER Instructor, OSHA General Industry, Industrial Hygiene, Confine Spaces and Electrical Standards. Ken is a Local 70 Business Representative. He is also on the Executive Board and Vice President for Local 70.


Dates/ Times:  This class will be held five (5) Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the following dates:  February 25th, / March 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th, 2023.

 Location:  Classes will be held at Inver Grove Heights Middle School, 8167 Cahill Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076, in the Flex Learning Room. (Come in the main entrance of the Middle School and follow signs)

 Cost:  Tuition for the class is $500.00 for International Union of Operating Engineers members. (Cost of educational materials included in price of tuition)

How to Register:  To register for the class, please fill out the registration form (available on our website-www.iuoe70.org) and mail along with payment to the Local 70 office.  You will not be registered for the class until payment and form are received.  When reg­istering - In order to provide this training, Local 70 MUST receive payment (Check or Money Order Only) from each student or their employer prior to February 16, 2023Cancellations will not be accepted after February 16, 2023.  Receipt for payment will be mailed. Please call or email Betty at 651-289-2972, b.weis@iuoe70.org with any questions you may have regarding registration or payment.

Tuition Reimbursement:   Check with your employer for possible tuition reimbursement.  Local 70 will direct bill your employer if that option is available to you at your jobsite.

Questions for the State Boiler Inspector can be answered online at http://www.dli.mn.gov/CCLD/Boiler.asp 0r by calling (651)-284- 5544.



International Union of Operating Engineers,

Local No. 70

2722 County Road D East

White Bear Lake, MN  55110

(651) 646-4566   Fax (651) 646-2858




Class is limited to 15 people

License presently held: _____What license do you expect to take after this class?

              Special _____Second class _____ First class ______Chief _____                                     

30-Hour LOW Pressure Boiler Course

February 25th, / March 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th, 2023

8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Please bring a calculator to class.

Books and materials will be provided.



Home Address, City, State, Zip



Home or Cell Phone ____________________  Job Site______________________

Work Phone___________________________

Tuition Amount Enclosed  $________________________

 Local 70 Members - $500.00

Please note: Local 70 will direct bill your employer if that option is available to you at your job site. You may have your employer contact our office at 651-646-4566 for further information, otherwise please submit your tuition with this Registration Form. Each course has a deadline for registration and cancellations or refunds will not be accepted after the registration deadline.

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Signature of Person Registering for Class                           Date



IUOE Local 70
2722 County Rd. D East
White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110

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