About Underground Utility Detection Services

This course will offer hands-on activities and real-world experiences related to the skills essential in locating underground utilities. Students will be introduced to the history and traditions of utility types, installation methods and the theory of electromagnetic locating. They will also learn and apply knowledge of safe work techniques and industry-best practices. In addition, students are introduced to blueprint reading, electrical theory principles, locating equipment use and job site safety. Students will learn how locating underground utilities is necessary in the excavation and construction industry not only to keep excavators and homeowners safe while digging, but also prevent the disruption of vital utility services such as electric, gas, phone, cable and fiber optics just to name a few. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the skills and hands-on experience required to enter the Utility Locating industry. 

Student Profile

  • Senior Only
  • Dependabile transportation daily to Hinds Career Center
J. Brenner
School: Hinds Career Center
OSHA - 10 hr. Card for General Industry

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