Profilograph Operator (PO)
Pass Basic Math test at least 30 days prior to enrolled class date.
The Kansas Department of Transportation requires this course for persons operating manual and computerized profilographs on roadway surfaces.
Determine the smoothness of a pavement using a profilograph.
Examine a California-type profilograph.
Study a sample profile of a highway.
Evaluate the smoothness of a pavement using a bump template and blanking band.
Determine whether corrective methods must be taken.
Study the schedule for adjusted payment.
Reduce a trace to discover bump/dip locations.
Learn to use DOT form 242m Report of pavement smoothness.
Examine DOT form 242C Adjustment for pavement trueness.
Workbook included in course fee
Dates and Locations:
January 6, 2014 – K-State Salina Construction Lab
April 21, 2014 – Topeka KDOT District One Conference Rm.
You Must Bring:
Ball point pen (medium pen with red ink)
Class Start Time:
Exam: This course requires a written exam and a performance exam.
Score: A score of 70% or higher is needed to pass.
Re-takes: Anyone needing to re-take the written and/or performance exams will be notified by mail from the CIT office.
Re-takes must be taken within one year of the original test date. Written re-take fee: $32. Performance Re-take fee: $32