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Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

Task Duties
Adhere to safety practices and procedures, such as checking equipment regularly and erecting barriers around work areas.
Attach cross-arms, insulators, and auxiliary equipment to poles prior to installing them.
Clean, tin, and splice corresponding conductors by twisting ends together or by joining ends with metal clamps and soldering connections.
Climb poles or use truck-mounted buckets to access equipment.
Coordinate work assignment preparation and completion with other workers.
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Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following public postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Manhattan Area Technical College ELECTRIC POWER AND DISTRIBUTION Associate Degree - AAS 63
Manhattan Area Technical College ELECTRIC POWER AND DISTRIBUTION Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 54
Pratt Community College ELECTRICAL & POWER TRANSMISSION Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 46
Pratt Community College ELECTRICAL & POWER TRANSMISSION Associate Degree - AAS 65
Dodge City Community College ELECTRICAL POWER TECHNICIAN Associate Degree - AAS 62
Dodge City Community College ELECTRICAL POWER TECHNICIAN One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 38