Underground Construction

Underground construction workers install, repair and map out underground utilities systems such as gas, water, sewage, communications and power lines.

Interests & Skills

Being Active

Being Outside

Computers & Technology

Detail-Oriented

Math & Numbers

Teamwork

Troubleshooting

What You'll Need

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program or Industry Training Program

More About This Career

This work may involve trenching using equipment at the surface, or take place underground using trenchless methods that allow utilities to be installed under existing obstacles.

*Wage information from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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