Underground Electrical Systems

EPP006 - 24.00 Hours

Description

Underground Electrical SystemsThe Underground Electrical Systems course provides industry professionals with information specific to installation and maintenance of high voltage underground electrical systems. During training participants will receive information surrounding different types of underground distribution systems, various types of high voltage cables and insulations used in underground distribution, cable installation procedures, and proper cable preparation techniques for splicing and terminating a high voltage distribution line. In addition to these training topics, participants will also receive guidance on the proper techniques required for isolation and grounding of underground cable sections.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, 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

Underground Electrical SystemsThe Underground Electrical Systems course provides industry professionals with information specific to installation and maintenance of high voltage underground electrical systems. During training participants will receive information surrounding different types of underground distribution systems, various types of high voltage cables and insulations used in underground distribution, cable installation procedures, and proper cable preparation techniques for splicing and terminating a high voltage distribution line. In addition to these training topics, participants will also receive guidance on the proper techniques required for isolation and grounding of underground cable sections.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Recommended

In order to fully participate in all training exercises, students are encouraged to bring stripping tools used in their workplace.

Topics

Primary Cable preparation to manufactures specifications +Components of an underground cable and their purpose+Direct and ducted burial installation specifications+Installation procedures for underground electrical systems +Introduction to underground troubleshooting procedures +Isolating and grounding procedures for underground cable systems +Labeling and tagging of underground electrical systems +NEC and NESC requirements for low and high voltage cable installations +Testing methods for primary and secondary underground cable+Types of underground cables and their composition +Types of underground systems +Underground safety

Suggested Audience

  • Troubleshooters, service crew members and customer complaint specialists
  • Underground maintenance crew supervisors
  • Industry professionals who purchase underground supplies and equipment
  • Electricians
  • Construction professionals

 

Contact Information

Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center

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