Utility Locator/Locator Technician

Hybrid Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Salt River Project
Industries
O*Net Code
47-4011.00
Rapids Code
2041HY
Req. Hours
5142
State
DC
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

9 skill sets | 26 total skills | 5142 total hours
Basic Locating Theory - 800 req. hrs
Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of electromagnetic theory as it applies to utility locating.
160 hrs
Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of a simple circuit as it applies to utility locating.
160 hrs
Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of signal frequency as it applies to utility locating.
160 hrs
Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of signal power as it applies to utility locating.
160 hrs
Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding regarding signal distortion.
160 hrs
Use of the Transmitter - 1280 req. hrs
Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of the three methods of signal application (direct connect, close induction/clamp & induction).
160 hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of basic transmitter operation.
160 hrs
Demonstrate proper equipment maintenance procedures.
160 hrs
Use of the Receiver - 1760 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of common receiver antenna configurations.
160 hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of basic receiver operation.
160 hrs
Demonstrate proper equipment maintenance procedures.
160 hrs
Marking Procedures - 2080 req. hrs
Satisfactorily delineate the approximate horizontal location of buried facilities.
160 hrs
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of different marking systems.
160 hrs
Knowledge of Facilities - 3712 req. hrs
Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the physical utility system(s) being located.
816 hrs
Demonstrate a basic understanding of the mapping system for the facility(ies) being located.
816 hrs
Visual Observation Skills - 4102 req. hrs
Correctly identify the most common surface structures of each utility system.
130 hrs
Correctly identify different visual evidence of the presence of buried facilities
130 hrs
Demonstrate a basic knowledge regarding private facilities.
130 hrs
Safe Work Practices and Regulations - 4492 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of safe work practices.
130 hrs
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of emergency response requirements.
130 hrs
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the hazards surrounding confined space entry.
130 hrs
One-Call Regulation, Requests, & Documentation - 5012 req. hrs
Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of One-Call regulations and processes for the assigned area of responsibility.
130 hrs
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of locate request documentation.
130 hrs
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of locate response documentation.
130 hrs
Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of the damage investigation process.
130 hrs
Excavator & Customer Relations - 5142 req. hrs
Promote positive working relationships with excavators & the public.
130 hrs

Technical Instruction

Core Classes
Basic Locator Theory
# | 64 hrs
Use and care of a Transmitter
# | 64 hrs
Use and care of a Receiver
# | 64 hrs
Marking Procedures (APWA)
# | 64 hrs
Knowledge of Facilities
Communications
# | 192 hrs
Electric Utilities
# | 192 hrs
Water/Reclaimed Water Utilities
# | 192 hrs
Sewer Utilities
# | 192 hrs
Gas Utilities
# | 192 hrs
Visual Observation Skills
# | 192 hrs
Safe Work Practices & Regulation
# | 192 hrs
One Call Regulation, Documentation and IT
# | 192 hrs
Excavator/Customer Relations
# | 192 hrs
Locating Pipelines (Operator Qualification)
# | 192 hrs