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Career Area: Architecture and Construction
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-476-2
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Heavy machinery for gas utility and construction

Utility Construction Technician Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

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Utility Construction Technician Programs

This program will prepare you to identify, operate and maintain underground utility construction heavy equipment including but not limited to tractor loader backhoe, cable plow, drop plow, excavators, horizontal directional drills and more. You will learn how to safely and efficiently operate, troubleshoot and maintain different utility systems and evaluate site plans and maps to the specific type of utility service. Renovation, modification and installation of underground utility services are all included in the curriculum. In addition to technical skills, you will also gain leadership and project management skills. 

Upon successful completion, you will understand underground power concepts and broadband services. 

Utility Construction Technician Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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