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High Voltage Lineman Technology


The High Voltage Lineman Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills needed to install, repair, service, and maintain electrical power lines and supporting equipment. The program includes instruction in AC/DC electrical theory, safety, transformers, tools, material, testing equipment, pole framing, and bucket and digger derrick trucks. The program also includes instruction in the construction, maintenance, and troubleshooting of underground electrical systems. Students also receive instruction in pole climbing, pole testing, equipment maintenance, and pole top rescue. Graduates may find employment in the field of electrical power line work for companies like Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, Entergy Arkansas, Southern Electric Contractors in Mississippi, Bird Electric Co. in Washington, and Patriot Solutions in South Carolina. 

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General Technology-Pathway to High Voltage Lineman Technology
Associate of Applied Science

Length of Program: 2 years

Total Program Cost: $10,466

Campus Availability: Newport

Course Availability: Fall

2018-2019 Associate of Applied Science Degree Plan
2017-2018 Associate of Applied Science Degree Plan
2016-2017 Associate of Applied Science Degree Plan

High Voltage Lineman Technology
Technical Certificate

Length of Program: 10 months

Total Program Cost: $8,195

Gainful Employment Information

Campus Availability: Newport

Course Availability: Fall

2018-2019 Technical Certificate Degree Plan
2017-2018 Technical Certificate Degree Plan