Power Line Technician

Power Line Technician

Program Description
» Experience the thrill of utility pole and tower climbing in modern indoor and outdoor climbing facilities.
» Assess, diagnose, and upgrade the wires and cables that link electric power and cable television to
customers’ homes and businesses.
» Master powerline maintenance, pole installation, and the operation of bucket and digger trucks
CAREER FOCUS: Prepared for apprenticeship completion, immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education
Program Courses
» Construction Technology-Core & Sustainable Construction
» Telecommunication/Low Voltage Systems
» Alternative Power Generation Systems
» Powerline/Hi-Voltage Power Transmission
 
Certifications & Credentials
» 
OSHA 10 - 1pt
College Credit Opportunities*
Hocking College - Articulation Agreement
» CM ELEC Construction Management Elective (1.5h)
*Note: Qualifications Apply
 
Career Opportunities
Program Instructor 
 
Instructor: Jim O'Neill
Teaching since: 2005
Teaching at Mid-East since: 2005
Field Experience: Worked Florida Power Corp. - 1985-2005
Notable Awards/Accomplishments: ACTE New Teacher of the Year 2009
Hobbies/Interests: Golf and Hunting
 
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