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The theme for the 2019 APWAOK/OWEA Conference is "Share The Vision"!  Advance your career through professional development, networking with other public service professionals, private sector consultants, county commissioners and tribal personnel. This is the opportunity to hear private and public sector professionals from across the state who will present a wide range of classroom topics that satisfy Professional Development Hour (PDH) criteria. The Oklahoma Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWAOK) and the Oklahoma Water Environment Association (OWEA) have worked together to create a professional conference experience for participants, exhibitors and sponsors. This year we are offering a 10% discount for organizations that registration 10 or more people (all at the same time) and a Public Official Day Pass. For more details contact Rita at 800-772-4678.

Special Training Offered: (Pre-registration required)

Public Infrastructure Inspector Training (APWA membership required): The purpose of this training is to provide the training and documentation needed for an individual to successfully matriculate through the CPII certification process to successfully pass the certification testing and become fully certified as an APWA Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector.  Individuals attending this training will be provided the following:
1.)   Workbook and studying materials
2.)   16 hours of training by Licensed Professional Engineers, specific to the training materials, to assist
        an individual in understanding the materials and prepare them for Certification
3.)   Step-by-step instructions on the certification process to provide an attendee with:

 This training will NOT result in certification, but will prepare and individual with the necessary information, studying materials, understanding and processes to become certified.

Plant Maintenance Technologist - Level 1: (closed session) - The Maintenance Technologist Certification Program is a voluntary certification program administered by OWEA using standardized exams developed by a Third-Party Test Provider. The Maintenance Technologist Certification Program consists of an OWEA maintenance Class and examination for each classification level (1-3). Class I instruction covers the basics of maintenance. Subjects covered will include the importance of lubrication and the importance of frequent equipment monitoring followed by routine preventive maintenance (PM). Class I is geared toward the apprentice level person needing a foundation of terminology and the basic principles of PM. Basic math skills are required. Maintenance mechanics and technicians with experience may consider this level a review and preparation for the Class I exam to validate their knowledge. The following is a list of Eligibility Requirements that must be satisfied to be eligible to take the exam:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent; and
  • Successful completion of an OWEA Class I Maintenance Technologist Class; and
  • One (1) year of acceptable maintenance experience. Acceptable maintenance experience and duties for Class I includes lubricating, performing readings, conducting rounds, and performing routine preventive maintenance on equipment and/or systems.

Conference Information & Final Agenda

Participant Registration Information

Embassy Suites & Convention Center

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