LINEMAN TECHNOLOGY

Join the high-voltage adventure as a line worker, mastering the safe distribution of electricity through hands-on instruction and immersive curriculum. This class provides the opportunity to earn your CDL and offers an internship with an industry partner, allowing you to gain valuable apprenticeship hours and fast-track your career in the high-voltage industry. Are you ready to power up your future. Adults only.

DANGEROUS JOB

Linemen have one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. That’s why a strong work ethic, good communication skills, a positive attitude, and of course, physical strength for pole climbing is a must. If you possess these skills and enjoy taking pride in your craftsmanship, then look no further.

The Lineman program trains you to be a high-voltage lineworker utilizing hands-on instruction in indoor and outdoor labs, as well as theory-based curriculum for safety and electricity. 

You must be 18 or older to begin coursework since you will earn your Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL).

Upon completion of this program, you are on your way to becoming a journeyman lineman which will open your world to amazing paths and opportunities. Job placement assistance is available to those who successfully complete the program.

INTERNSHIP

A key component of the program is the utility internship which allows you to work on-site with industry partners. Learn the job by doing the job.

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LINEMAN AND ELECTRICIAN?

Linemen are responsible for creating and maintaining electrical lines that carry power across the nation. Linemen work with high voltage transmission lines outdoors.

Electricians work on lower voltage both indoors and outdoors for residential and commercial buildings.

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Class A CDL
  • OSHA10 and Power Line General Safety
  • Basic Electricity
  • Climbing Skills
  • Framing and Construction Specs
  • Equipment Operation
  • Setting and Replacing Poles
  • Basic Transformer Theory and Transformer Installation
  • Utility Internship
  • Service Installation & Metering
  • Conductor Installation & Repair
  • Rubber Gloving Methods
  • Underground Distribution
  • Fusing & System Coordination
  • Substations & Voltage Regulation

POTENTIAL CAREER PATH

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Charging through storms and climbing to new heights, our linemen are the unsung heroes keeping our world powered and connected. ⚡️⁠

Today, on National Lineman Appreciation Day, let’s light up their world with gratitude as bright as the service they provide us every day. Thank you to all the linemen for your dedication and hard work!⁠

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Congratulations to our own Lineman program, Class 120-24, on earning their Class A CDL! Shoutout to the instructor Tyler Walls. 🎓⁠

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Our linemen class had the privilege of supporting the City of Cushing by helping build their lineman practice field. 🤝

We take pride in lending a helping hand whenever we can!

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Power your future with a career in energy! 🔌

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🔹 Welding/Fabrication Technology
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🔹 Pipeline Technology
🔹 And more...

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Here`s to a bright future ahead, congratulations to our 2023 graduating Lineman Technology class! ⚡

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Got Power? Thank a lineman. ⚡️

Happy National Lineman Appreciation Day!

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4 Reasons To Thank Linemen:

1️⃣ Line Workers Developed America ❤️🤍💙
2️⃣ Our Society Is Dependent Upon Linemen 💡
3️⃣ Linemen Run Toward The Storm 🌩
4️⃣ Linemen Are Dedicated 🤝

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Lineman students have made it to the top of the H-frame transmission structure.
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Week one of the Lineman class and they`re already climbing!
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MORE INFORMATION

JOB DEMAND & PAY

The median annual wage for electrical power-line installers and repairers is over $85,000.

AVAILABLE CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSE

May require additional fees.

  • ArcFlash
  • Class A CDL
  • Confined Space
  • Fall Protection
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Forklift
  • OHSA 10

QUICK FACTS

  • Students: Adults
  • Campus: Drumright
  • Times: Full Day
  • School Year: August-May

FINANCIAL AID

Ask about Financial Aid and Scholarship availability.

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