Providing both a technical certificate and A.A.S. Degree, the Electric Utility Technology (EUT) Program provides students with basic preparation in overhead and underground construction and maintenance procedures. Focusing on a basic program of performance based objectives and field experiences, the program is designed to provide students with skills and knowledge needed in this rapidly growing field.
The EUT program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills used in positions such as entry level (Apprentice) Lineworker, emphasizing familiarity with the use of tools, materials, and equipment of the trade. The areas of personal safety and occupational safety are stressed as integral parts of each area of the craft.
Admission Criteria: Application and acceptance into the EUT program
Program Prerequisites: Student must pass a physical examination
Electrical Lineworker Description
Electrical lineworkers install and repair electrical transmission and distribution systems for investor owner municipal and rural electric utility companies. Lineworkers climb poles or work on underground systems installing hardware, conductors and transformers.
Electrical Lineworker students receive training in:
- Power line Installation and maintenance
- Pole climbing and use of tools
- Truck and equipment operation
- Overhead and underground distribution construction/maintenance
- First aid and CPR