Digger Operator School

Digger Operator School

Monday, May 13, 2024 - Friday, May 17, 2024 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time

Digger Operator School

Taylor Electric Cooperative, Merkel, TX   Visit Website
Monday, May 13, 2024 - Friday, May 17, 2024   iCalendar Central Standard Time


Course Description

Digger inspection and operation

Boom angles

Weight limits


Setting poles in energized lines

Removing poles from energized lines


Please note: This training does not cover new crane operation regulations or OSHA safety certification.

Each participant should bring

Hardhat - Rubber gloves - Leather work gloves

Safety glasses - Long-sleeved shirts - Hand tools

Course Schedule

Course begins at 1 p.m., Monday, May 13 and ends at noon, Friday, May 17.

Guest instructors’ meeting 1 p.m., Monday, May 13

Taylor EC, 226 CR 287, Merkel 79536

Class Limit

5 students

Continuing Education Units

32 hours (3.20 CEUs)

A South Plains College certificate will be mailed to participants who complete this course and pay the $10 fee.


Registration cancelation policy: All changes or cancelations must be made by email to tknipstein@texas-ec.org. No refunds will be issued for cancelations made fewer than 15 days before the event. Cancelations made more than 15 days before the event will receive a full refund, minus a $50 charge per student or substitution.

To register for an event, you will first be prompted to sign in or create a new online account.

The meeting is full. Would you like to be placed on the Waitlist?
Suggested Places To Stay: Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel room reservations.
Best Western Abilene Inn and Suites 350 East Overland Trail Abilene 79601 (325) 672-5501
Courtyard by Marriott Abilene Southwest 4350 Ridgemont Drive Abilene 79606 (325) 695-9600
Holiday Inn Express 1802 East Overland Trail Abilene 79601 (325) 675-9800
La Quinta Inn Abilene 3501 West Lake Road Abilene 79601 (325) 676-1676
MCM Eleganté Suites Abilene 4250 Ridgemont Drive Abilene 79606 (325) 698-1234

You can view all invoices online on TEC's website at www.texas-ec.org to print or download the items needed.
After you log into the TEC website follow the steps below.
Click “View My Account”
Click on “Invoices”
Search/View my invoices will allow you to view the invoices.

Contact: Tami Knipstein, Loss Control Program Coordinator (512) 486-6271, tknipstein@texas-ec.org, www.texas-ec.org
The meeting is full. If you proceed to register the Registrant will be placed on the Waitlist.