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Grade Stake & Civil Plan Reading

Course Information


Credit Hours: 1

Course Pre-Requisites: None

Course Co-Requisites: None

Course Description

This course introduces the students to the terms associated with grade work and explains the meaning of markings on various types of grade stakes. Students will be able to identify and operate equipment used by the operator to check grade. Students will use a builder’s level, laser levels, hand levels, grade rods and tapes to check horizontal and vertical distance of cut and fill stakes. The students will learn how to read civil plans and how to convert rod readings to elevations to check grade.