Campus Location: Peosta
Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term. Fall term is the start of the program course sequence.
Description: The Gas Utility Construction and Service program prepares students to install, maintain and operate both high- and low-pressure natural gas distribution systems used to supply residential, commercial and industrial companies. Program graduates will be qualified to enter one of the most technologically intensive industries in today’s economy, with potential careers in gas construction mechanics, gas meter mechanics, gas service mechanics, gas clerk estimation, gas regulator maintenance mechanics, gas appliance repair and underground facilities location. When students enter into the industry, they will be subject to a drug screening per federal guidelines.
Graduates of the program will be able to:
- Communicate technical information
- Operate tools and equipment
- Join pipe
- Install natural gas distribution systems
- Apply customer service skills
- Maintain gas distribution systems
- Operate pipeline excavation equipment
- Service gas appliances
- Have the opportunity to secure a Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
Enrollment Process: See Enrollment Process .
Program Requirements: Prior to the completion of Term 1, students are required to provide their program faculty with a copy of their First Aid/CPR certificate.
During term 1, while enrolled in UTL 100 , students will complete a ten-hour OSHA training course online through Career Safe Online.
Minimum Credits: 46