Underground Electrical Troubleshooting

EPP005 - 24.00 Hours

Description

Electrical TroubleshootingThe Underground Electrical Troubleshooting course provides participants with hands-on experience using various types of cable-locating and fault finding equipment. The course also familiarizes students with various switching procedures (single- and three-phase) as well as the proper procedures and equipment to ground underground circuits. After successfully completing this course, participants will be able to perform switching procedures required for underground systems, perform proper isolation and grounding procedures for employee protection, read and interpret underground maps to determine circuit direction and feed, use fault-locating equipment to locate faults on both primary and secondary cables, and locate cable routes accurately.

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Electrical TroubleshootingThe Underground Electrical Troubleshooting course provides participants with hands-on experience using various types of cable-locating and fault finding equipment. The course also familiarizes students with various switching procedures (single- and three-phase) as well as the proper procedures and equipment to ground underground circuits. After successfully completing this course, participants will be able to perform switching procedures required for underground systems, perform proper isolation and grounding procedures for employee protection, read and interpret underground maps to determine circuit direction and feed, use fault-locating equipment to locate faults on both primary and secondary cables, and locate cable routes accurately.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

In order to fully participate in all field exercises, participants are required to have the following equipment; hard hat, rubber gloves (Class 2), work gloves, work boots, eye protection, and rain gear.

Recommended

  • In order to fully participate, students should have a minimum of two years work experience in underground electrical distribution and practical knowledge of Underground Electrical Installation or Underground Electrical Systems.
  • In order to fully participate in all field exercises, participates should bring workplace testing equipment for use during training.

Topics

Cable fault locating (secondary and primary) +Cable marking +Field troubleshooting +Safe work procedures +Switching procedures +Underground equipment operations

Suggested Audience

  • Troubleshooter crew members and customer complaint specialists
  • Electricians
  • Cable installers
  • Construction professionals

Contact Information

Phone: | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center

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