Underground Installation School

Underground Installation School

Tuesday, September 17, 2024 - Friday, September 20, 2024 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM Central Standard Time

Underground Installation School

Heart of Texas Electric Cooperative, McGregor, TX   Visit Website
Tuesday, September 17, 2024 - Friday, September 20, 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 8 a.m., Tuesday, September 17 and ends at noon, Friday, September 20

Guest instructors’ meeting 8 a.m., September 17

Heart of Texas EC, 1111 South Johnson Drive, McGregor 7665

Class Limit 

10 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.

Suggested Places To Stay: Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel room reservations.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Gatesville 2904 South Texas Hwy 36 Gatesville 76528 (254)404-9121

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