There is no doubt that the engineer (driver/operator) is one of the most critical jobs in any fire company. This class is a fast-paced look at effective, time-tested techniques, tricks of the trade and tips for engineers. This course will review tactical considerations on a variety of incidents from the perspective of the engineer. The wide variety of incidents a fire company responds to requires the engineer to be on his/her game at all times. This workshop is designed to give an in-depth look into attributes/qualities of a good engineer, tips and tricks to take your driver/engineer skills to the next level, tactical considerations for drivers/engineers and training tips to enhance current skills and build new ones. Left Seat Tips and Tactics is geared towards current, newly promoted, and step-up engineers, as well as those firefighters seeking to promote and company officers looking to provide quality company level training to their crew.