Power Line Worker Program
CLIMB TO NEW HEIGHTS WITH A CAREER AS A POWER LINE WORKER
Enjoy working outdoors? Looking for a career that’s challenging and rewarding? Help ensure reliable electricity for your community by taking the first step to become a power line worker. Electric utility line workers install, remove, maintain and repair both low– and high-voltage distribution lines and associated equipment and facilities. Using curriculum from the National Center for Construction Education and Research, the Power Line Worker Program being offered through Southside Virginia Community College covers the fundamental aspects of power line work, including the most crucial element of all: safety.
During this 11-week program you’ll receive both classroom and hands-on training in:
- Climbing Techniques
- Electrical Theory
- Aerial Framing
- Operating Utility Service Equipment
Scheduled dates for 2017 are: February 27; June 19; September 12
Students should be aware that this is a physically demanding training program requiring heavy lifting, climbing and outdoor activities in all weather conditions. High school diploma or GED required.