2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

ELT 212 - Field Training II (Lineworker)


Description: Installation of electrical lines including transformers, reclosers and capacitor banks. Topics include rubber gloving, hot sticking techniques, and working on underground lines. Practice in the safe set up and operation of equipment used in the linework industry with a focus on the development of entry-level skills as drivers and operators. Includes Commerical Driver's License (CDL) standards as well as procedures and practice in pole-top and bucket truck rescues.

Prerequisites: ELT 202  

Credits: 6
Lecture: 2
Lab: 8

Course Content:
  1. Equipment used in the utility industry
  2. Live-line work practices
  3. Three-phase electrical line construction and installation
  4. Pole-top rescues
  5. Bucket truck rescues
  6. Underground line construction and installation
  7. CDL standards

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe safe operating techniques for the equipment used in the utility industry. (1)
  2. Describe maintenance practices for keeping equipment in safe operating condition. (1)
  3. Install three-phase electrical line systems. (3)
  4. Demonstrate maintenance procedures for three-phase systems. (3)
  5. Demonstrate procedures for rubber-gloving and hot-sticking power lines. (2, 3)
  6. Demonstrate procedures for a safe pole-top and bucket-truck rescue. (4, 5)
  7. Install underground power lines. (6)
  8. Operate commercial equipment according to CDL standards. (5, 7)