POWERLINE TECHNICIAN

Jul 8, 2016

Also called Power Lineworker

Powerline Technicians construct, maintain and repair overhead and underground electrical power transmission and distribution systems.

In general, Powerline Technicians:

  • splice, solder and insulate wiring for distribution and transmission networks
  • install, maintain and repair poles, towers and guy wires, power lines and cables, and associated insulators, conductors, switches and transformers

Powerline Technicians are employed by electric power generation and distribution companies, electrical contractors, and public utilities.

CAREER INFORMATION

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