Underground Installation School

Underground Installation School

Monday, May 20, 2024 - Friday, May 24, 2024 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time

Underground Installation School

Wood County Electric Cooperative, Quitman, TX   Visit Website
Monday, May 20, 2024 - Friday, May 24, 2024   iCalendar Central Standard Time




Underground Cable and Equipment Installation 

This course teaches how to properly install an underground system from the riser to the secondary installation. The class is designed for employees in the electric utility industry who install underground electric utilities. Students gain extensive hands-on experience during training exercises with experienced craftsmen, who provide one-on-one training. Students learn proper cable installation and preparation, and how to install single- and three-phase transformers, risers, secondary pedestals, elbows and splices. 

Each participant should bring 

Hardhat - Safety glasses - Long-sleeved shirts 

Safety-toe footwear - Work gloves - Hand tools 

Cable preparation tools - Rain gear 

Rubber gloves and sleeves - Stripping tools 

Course Prerequisites 

The participant should have experience as a groundman or be an apprentice lineman. 

Course Schedule 

Course begins at 1 p.m., Monday, May 20 and ends at noon, Friday, May 24. 

Guest instructors’ meeting 1 p.m., Monday, May 20 

Wood County EC, 501 South Main St., Quitman 75783 

Class Limit 

15 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 Lindale Inn 3501 South Main St. Lindale 75771 (903) 882-8884
Days Inn Lindale 13307 CR 472 East Lindale 75771 (903) 882-7800
Hampton Inn Lindale/Tyler 3505 South Main St. Lindale 75771 (903) 882-1002
Best Western Mineola Inn 100 Debby Lane Mineola 75773 (903) 569-5331

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.