Twin Districts Region MS

CAREER TYPE

Line Installers | Line Repairers | Line Workers

Utility linemen are the brains and the muscle behind making sure electric power is constantly delivered and available. In the aftermath of disastrous weather events is when utility linemen are at their best. They work carefully and quickly to restore power throughout the countryside, so our lives and well-being are not disrupted.

CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS:

Salary Range Potential: $68,010.00

Class Types:

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TRAINING CENTER PROGRAMS

Utility Lineman Technology-Line Installers | Line Repairers | Line Workers

The Utility Lineman Technology Program is a modular program designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in the field of utility power transmission and distribution construction, troubleshooting, and repair. The curriculum includes Pole and Bucket Rescue, Elevated Work Sites, Pole Climbing, Overhead Construction, Underground Construction, System Design and Operation, National Electric Safety Code, AC and DC Circuits, and Electric Power. Electives are available in advanced levels of utility line worker technology and equipment. Students may earn the following certifications: National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) in Core and Utility Line worker, First Aid CPR, OSHA 10, Forklift, and Flagging. Upon successful completion of the program, students may earn a Technical Certificate or a two-year Associate of Applied Science Degree.

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  Day and Night Classes:

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Pre-requisites required:
College Admissions Application and Requirements Utility Line worker Application Utility Lineman Program Orientation - Last Wednesday of July (Required) Copy of Driver’s License CDL Class A Permit Tool List

Length of Program
2 years

Summary of Program Requirements
College Admissions Application and Requirements Utility Line worker Application Utility Lineman Program Orientation - Last Wednesday of July (Required) Copy of Driver’s License CDL Class A Permit Tool List

Skills Needed
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Pearl River Community College
Poplarville Forrest

Contact
Randy Henry
601.403.1112
rhenry@prcc.edu