Instructor: Will Prescott Required Safety Attire: Safety Vest
Metal to metal (Conduction)
Non-metal to metal (Induction)
Alternating current produces an electromagnetic field
I. Frequency determines the number of times the current alternates
II. This energy wants to leave the facility equally in all directions
III. This energy will always follow the path of least resistance
Two ways to receive transmitters energy
I.Far end ground
Round signal vs non-round
Creating a round signal
II. Change grounding point
III. Change hook up point
IV.Conduction Vs Induction
Validation of Round Signal
Peak & null agree
Logical termination point
Answer these questions
Do I have a signal ?
Am I locating target facility?
How accurate am I?
Review of Day 1 material
Hands on field training
October 1st thru the 2nd, 2019
CABARRUS ARENA & EVENTS CENTER, 4751 NC-49, CONCORD, NC 28025
Only 25 seats are available.
Will Prescott will be serving as the instructor for the Locator Training Class. He has over 20 years’ experience in the locating industry. He began as a contract locator for Greenville Utilities in 1997 and became a full time employee with Greenville Utilities in 2001. He was promoted to his current position of Chief Utility Locator in 2015. He holds the following certifications:
Certified by Staking University in Locating Competency.
Certified by Staking University as a trainer.
Certified by Sensors & Software in Utility locating using GPR technology.
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