During the introduction you will learn basic core concepts of how the system functions.
You will also be fully trained on metering equipment, terminology, and troubleshooting methods.
BEACON Import Process
The system sync process is the central part of the platform. During this time you will be trained
on how to import files into BEACON.
You will also be fully trained on how to read, utilize, and correct any exceptions.
BEACON Billing Cycle - Part 1
The BEACON Billing Cycle is one of the most important functions to understand. During this portion of the class you
will learn how to utilize all of the tools of BEACON to maximize your billing cycle. We will start with the Billing Reads module, and progress
to using the monitor page functions.
Creating Field Assignments
Creating Field Assignments in BEACON is the first steps to collecting your readings from the field. During this portion of the course, you will
learn how to create the 3 main types of field assignments. (1) Whole System, (2) Specific Radio, and (3) Missed Reads.
Utilizing Field Director
One of the great benifits of BEACON is Field Director. This is the office view of the field, and your meter reader. You will be taught all of the
core managment concepts, and how to control your field from the office.
Daily/Monthly Field Expectations
This will be designated time for discussing field expectations with the utility, as well as field employees.
TBD On-Site (Typically 2 Hours)
Reading Your Meters
This will be designated time for the field. In this portion of the course we will reading the assignments sent from the office.
All reading procedures will be covered from start to finish, as well as covering proper installation of meter, encoder, and radios.
Orion Endpoint Utlity
The customer portal of BEACON is a great feature to have, but it hurts to not understand it. This portion of the class will teach you how
to utilize the customer facing portal.
Badger Meter Warranty
Badger Meter has an excellent warranty system, you've learned how to troubleshoot your product now it's time to learn what to do when you need to
get your product warrantied. Warranties can be hard to navigate, and knowing step by step what to do will make it much more effecient.
BEACON Billing Cycle - Part 2
The BEACON Billing Cycle is one of the most important functions to understand. During this second portion of the billing cycle course you
will learn how to complete your billing cycle. This part of the course will require pulling the reading file from BEACON, and importing it into billing.
NOTE: Depending on certain conditions of the billing vendor, actual import of the file may not be able to be complete.