Employee qualifications programs ensure personnel are properly prepared to fill new positions and training keeps new hires and experienced personnel up-to-date on equipment usage and industry best practices.

December 3, 2018
Power Station at Dusk

Part 3 of Series: Level Control and Feedwater Heater Problems

This is the third and final blog in a three-part series about identifying issues with feedwater heaters. The series discusses why feedwater heaters are important to […]
November 29, 2018
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Control Room Operator Training

A control room operator, with a tuned control system, can have a major impact on maintaining and improving power plant performance and reliability. Today’s advanced DCS […]
November 26, 2018
B&W Industrial Plant

Part 2 of Series: Determining the Health of Feedwater Heaters

This is the second blog in a three-part series about identifying issues with feedwater heaters. The series discusses why feedwater heaters are important to efficient plant […]
November 19, 2018
Steam and Water Piping in Thermal Power Plant

Part 1 of Series: Why Do Plants Require Feedwater Heaters?

Today’s blog is the first in a three-part series about identifying issues with feedwater heaters. Over the next few weeks, the series will discuss why feedwater […]
October 1, 2018
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How to Purchase an Effective Operator Training Simulator?

Arguably, most power industry professionals would agree that the best way to train and qualify control room operators is through implementing performance-based training that integrates a […]
September 21, 2018
Workers in control room engaged in power plant operator training

Introducing the FCS YouTube Channel

The FCS YouTube channel provides highlights of training conducted by our world-class Instructors.  Our first video is a discussion of typical GE main stop valves, presented […]
July 26, 2018
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Control Systems Training and Operational Excellence

Operational excellence is a term that has been used for some time to describe a business philosophy of producing consistent, reliable results.  Operational excellence programs can […]
July 20, 2018
Older worker teaching younger worker as part of a Power Plant Training Program

The Path to Better Maintenance Qualifications & Procedures

I recently saw a poster in a buddy’s garage that said, “Every 20-minute job is a broken bolt away from becoming a 3-day ordeal” and I […]