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Powerline Technician

Program Details

About this Program

The Powerline Technician major is designed to train students to become apprentices in powerline construction and maintenance. Students learn basic skills and applications in transmission and distribution.

Persons trained in this field, work for power companies installing and maintaining overhead and underground powerlines. They install equipment such as overvoltage and overcurrent protective devices, transformers, capacitors, and regulators. Powerline technicians are employed by investor owned power companies, consumer owned power companies, municipalities, and by electrical contractors.

Classroom Location(s)

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Jackson 56143
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187
Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330
Local: (800) 658-2330
TTY: (800) 658-2330

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