Utility Construction Technician

This program will prepare you to identify, operate and maintain underground utility construction heavy equipment including but not limited to tractor loader backhoe, cable plow, drop plow, excavators, horizontal directional drills and more. You will learn how to safely and efficiently operate, troubleshoot and maintain different utility systems and evaluate site plans and maps to the specific type of utility service. Renovation, modification and installation of underground utility services are all included in the curriculum. In addition to technical skills, you will also gain leadership and project management skills. 

Upon successful completion, you will understand underground power concepts and broadband services. 

Program Name: 
Utility Construction Technician
Program Number: 
32-476-1
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Technical Diploma
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