Interested in learning more about the various utilities we use every day?
If so the Utility Systems Technician at State Tech could be perfect for you!
The Utility Systems Technician program prepares students with a broad set of skills to prepare them for careers with a variety of utility contractors and public utilities. Students learn underground construction skills and how to install and maintain various utility systems including fiber optic and copper communications, primary and secondary electric, water, wastewater, oil pipeline transmission, and natural gas distribution. Students also participate in an internship with an employer in the utilities industry.
In the curriculum you will also learn how to operate equipment such as directional boring machines, hydrovac trucks, and backhoes.
Due to the need to expand and upgrade utility systems in the United States, jobs are in high demand.
Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) instruction and testing are included in the program. Students are also prepared to earn Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-hour training, CPR, First Aid, and Flagger certifications.