Utility Infrastructure Training

Join the Utility Infrastructure Training, a program of the BGE Workforce Collaborative!

Apply for this free career training program. Information sessions are held every Tuesday at 1pm (arrive by 12:30pm) at the Center for Sustainable Careers. For more information, call (410) 929-6120.

As a Utility Infrastructure participant, you will receive industry-recognized construction safety certifications and obtain the skills necessary to build a career in this industry. You will work with companies in the region that perform natural gas line repair and replacement, underground utility work, utility locating services, tree care, and general construction.

As a participant, your training will consist of classroom instruction and hands-on learning. A stipend will be paid to selected participants who meet expectations of attendance, punctuality, commitment and responsibility.

In order to apply to the training program, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Attend a mandatory information session
  • Have the physical fitness to perform regular strenuous activities
  • Obtain a driver’s license by graduation
  • Be drug free

Individuals who have met all eligibility requirements above will go through an interview and screening process.

Program graduation and employment assistance are based on successfully meeting all program requirements, including but not limited to, demonstration of relevant construction skills, passing course exams, passing regular drug screening throughout the program, punctuality, and attendance.

Graduates are placed into entry-level construction careers with employers that offer a living wage ($14.00-$17.00 per hour) and opportunities for advancement.

For more information about the application process, please call (410) 929-6120.