Technical Training

For over 20 years, Port Technical Services has conducted technical training tailored specifically for port mechanics. For out of town students, courses can be structured on a weekly basis at our 5,500 sq. ft. state of the art facility or we can come to you. The program offers training from the most basic maintenance fundamentals to the most advanced technology used in our industry.

PTS training programs emphasize skills improvement, diagnostics and troubleshooting, structured training by shop or position, and post-training support. In addition to classroom instruction, hands-on training is a major part of each course.

Thousands of students from major port employers have successfully completed PTS courses from beginner to advanced in the following fields:
  • Electrical
  • Hydraulic
  • PLC
  • Refrigeration
  • Welding
  • Automotive
  • Rigging
  • Chassis Air/ABS Brakes
  • Safety

Operator Training

PTS offers hands-on operator training on a wide variety of port-specific equipment. This training is typically performed at your facility and includes classroom and hands-on instruction on your equipment. Re-certification training is also performed. Instruction focus is on safety, equipment familiarity and skill improvement. Training documentation provided includes testing results, hands-on training results and certification paperwork. Our goal is to prepare port personnel for the challenges they face while operating the sophisticated port equipment of today and tomorrow. Our curriculum is aimed at improving safety and productivity that extends throughout your operation.

Operator training is performed on the following equipment:

  • PIT
  • Forklift
  • Yard Tractor
  • Top Pick
  • Reach Stacker
  • Empty Container Handler
  • RTG Crane
  • Ship to Shore Crane
  • GlobalSim Simulator Crane Training

PTS Is Your Source For Regulatory Compliance Certifications And Re-Certifications, Including:

  • National Fire Protection Association Workplace Electrical Safety (70E)
  • Welding gas (torch) handling (oxygen & acetylene)
  • Refrigerant handling, recycling & recovery (EPA Section 608 & 609)
  • Rigging
  • Reach Stacker
  • Powered Industrial Truck
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration chassis inspection, brake inspection & repair
  • Welding (AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code Steel)

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