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Course Name
Pipeline - Excavator - Intermediate
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20 days
Crosby, TX

This class is a three week course. The course schedule is 10 hours a day, 6 days a week, MondaySaturday. A typical day will consist of 2 hours of classroom training followed by 8 hours of practical field training.  

Classes are intended for experienced operators, although apprentices with journeyman level skills are encouraged to apply. A proficiency test will be given at the beginning of the course.

This course will prepare you for working in the pipeline industry. The following subjects will be covered:

  • A pipeline spread –  Explain in depth each individual crew
  • All the various applications of an excavator throughout the many different stages of construction
  • How to dig a pipeline sloped ditch
  • How to dig the point of intersections
  • How to dig safe bell holes
  • How to properly plug out
  • How to dig road bore approaches and creek crossings
  • How to dig for a box sag
  • Understanding the pipeline terminology and vocabulary words
  • Safety
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