Gas Utility Construction and Service

Energy and Utilities

This energy field has great advancement opportunities offering diverse job sites in an outdoor environment. You will graduate with skills in heavy equipment operation, plastic pipe fusing and installation, gas line installation, gas meter and service mechanics, gas regulator maintenance and appliance repair. An outside test plot for field training gives you experience with a backhoe, plow, trencher and boring equipment. Classroom instruction combined with indoor and outdoor lab work develop your communication and safety skills for job sites and appropriate customer service skills while interacting with the public. You will also earn a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in the program.

Award: Diploma
Credits: 46
Locations: Peosta
Entry: Fall

Paying for the Program

$9,614*
Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $10,718*
Program Supplies: $290 - 330

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$41,962

Estimated annual salary for Gas Utility Construction and Service graduates represents median annual wage from EMSI's Analyst, Career Coach and Institutional Research data.

Potential Careers

  • Maintenance and Repair Worker
  • First-Line Supervisor
  • Plumber/Pipefitter
  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, or SAT® test scores. Reading and writing scores are valid for three years, and math scores are valid for two years. 
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The Gas Utility Construction and Service program maintains formal articulation agreements with the institutions listed below. Students are encouraged to speak with their transfer college or university to verify that their planned courses at NICC will meet necessary requirements. Learn more about transferring from NICC.

Al Dolan
Gas Utilities Instructor

  • Email: dolanal@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 2388
  • Location: Peosta