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Classroom Dam Operating Training - Yakima Washington
December 2-3, 2014

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The 2014 PN Region Classroom Dam Operator Training will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 2-3, 2014 in Yakima Washington.

Overall Class Deadlines
Class RSVP / Registration November 28, 2014
Lodging Room Reservation November 18, 2014 - See lodging information below
   
Event Schedule  
Tuesday December 2 07:00 - 08:00 -Sign-in
  08:00 - 5:00 Class (to include 1 hour lunch on your own)
Wednesday December 3 08:00 - 5:00 Class (to include 1 hour lunch on your own)

Cost:  There is a $20 registration fee for Classroom Dam Operator Training. In the past, Reclamation was able to refund the registration fee if the registrant was unable to attend.  Due to the expense involved with issuing refunds, Reclamation will no longer be able to refund the registration fee.  However, student substitutions will be accepted. One RSVP per registrant, but payment may be combined.

Registration for Training:

For Reclamation/ DOI Employees:

Registration is required twice for each employee (directions as follows):

  • RSVP Form (PDF 218 kb), 1 form per student; send to the contact information provided on the form.
    • You should receive an email from recipient confirming your registration in the class.

  • Register and obtain supervisor approval via DOI Learn (per person) https://gm2.geolearning.com/geonext/doi/login.geo
    • Login
    • Search Catalog for: Dam Operator Training
    • Confirm information for Yakima 2014 course
    • Register – provide method of payment / Cost Authority in NOTES section.
For Irrigation Districts / non-Reclamation agencies:
  • RSVP form (PDF 218 kb), 1 form per student;
  • Print, Fill out and scan/email or fax to send to the contact information provided on the form.
    • You should receive an email from recipient confirming your registration in the class.
  • Mail in a physical copy of the registration, plus a check covering the combined registration fee.

Note: One registration form per student, but checks may be combined for all students.

LODGING / REGISTRATION: Each participant is responsible for making their hotel reservations.  The current per diem rate for lodging for this location is the government per diem rate of $83.00. A block of hotel lodging rooms are being held for the training under the name “Dam Operator Training” for the nights of December 1 through 3, 2014 with checkout on the 4th of December at the Red Lion Hotel Yakima Center in Yakima Washington.

NOTE: The Red Lion Hotel’s block of “Dam Operator Training” rooms will only be available until November 18th. After that date the hotel may/or may not have a room available to you at the government rate.

** Rooms are limited so make your reservation ASAP.

  • By Phone:
    • Hotel reservations can be made by phone by calling the hotel directly at 1-800-733-5466
    • Please identify yourself as being part of the “Dam Operator Training” when making reservations.

  • Online Reservations: Can be made, by following this new link:  http://goo.gl/8sN4EV  
    NOTE:
      this link automatically reserves 3 nights (Dec. 1-3rd), if you are staying longer or shorter, you must manually change your dates.
 
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Dam Operator Training Contact
Suzanne Marinelli, MEP
Facilities O&M
(208) 378-5204
smarinelli@usbr.gov

Bureau of Reclamation 
Pacific Northwest Region 
1150 Curtis Road, Suite 100
Boise, ID 83706 

 

Last Update: June 9, 2014 7:43 AM