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Lineworker Technology

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Email applications to aschneringer@matech.edu or mgustafson@matech.edu!

Description: A 1,000-hour adult program designed to train high-voltage lineworkers utilizing hands-on instruction in indoor and outdoor labs, as well as theory-based learning on safety and electricity.  From pole climbing and framing to principles of electrical transmission and distribution, students will gain the skills they need to be gainfully employed in the electrical lineworker field and will be on their way to becoming Journeyman-Lineworkers.  An additional key component of the program is a two-part internship that will allow students to work on-site with industry partners.

Hours:
Fulltime Class - 8:10 - 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Lineworker Technology
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1000/38
Normal Completion Time:  38 weeks for full-time status

Required Courses:

  • Basic Electricity
  • Basic Transformer Theory & Installation
  • Career Connection
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Equipment Operation
  • Internship I (Industry Supervised)
  • Internship II (Industry Supervised)
  • OSHA 10 E, T & D
  • Pole Climbing Competencies
  • Pole Framing & Construction Standards
  • Powerline Safety
  • Principles of Distributions Systems
  • Principles of Transmissions Systems
  • Principles of Underground Distribution Systems

Career Opportunities:

  •  Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

For more information on occupations go to www.onetonline.org

Program Costs:

Applicants are responsible for the cost of tuition, fees, and the purchase of additional required materials.  The program costs for students is $4,500.00 of this amount $3,500.00 is payable on or before the first day of class.  The remaining $1,000.00  is payable on or before January 3, 2022.  Program costs include all required equipment, curriculum, training supplies, liability insurance, and class shirt.

Application Process:
Adults contact Mid-America counselor or Bruce Beam at 405-449-3391

Average Salary:
$37,280 – $92,410

Accreditation:
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)

Certifications:

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)