Potter County Education Council (PCEC) is offering free training for those who are interested in landing a job as a floor hand in the natural gas industry. The program, which runs from Aug. 6-24, is a combination of classroom and hands-on training. Topics include employability skills; basics of natural gas; rig components and electrical systems; hydraulics, pressures and forces; basic rigging; well production; basic well control; spill prevention and reporting; safety; driving; aerial work platform basics and rough-terrain forklift. This course is being held Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm at PCEC’s Port Allegany location. There is no tuition, but participants are responsible for pre-admission clearances, physical examinations, and drug testing. Registrations are still being taken through Pennsylvania CareerLink. In Potter County, the phone number is 274-9330.
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