How To Become an Electrical Lineworker in Jacksonville

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Are you interested in becoming an electrical lineworker? Do you live near our Jacksonville campus? Tulsa Welding School is introducing our new Electrical Lineworker program at our Jacksonville campus. Did you know that the trade, transportation, and utilities industry jobs increased by 5,400 in April 2023, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity1? This includes utility workers like welders, electricians, HVAC technicians, and electrical lineworkers. Take advantage of the demand for electrical lineworkers in the Jacksonville area and contact Tulsa Welding School today.

How To Become an Electrical Lineworker in Jacksonville

A great way to become an electrical lineworker in Jacksonville is by completing the Electrical Lineworker program at Tulsa Welding School’s Jacksonville campus. This 15 week-long program prepares you to install, maintain, and repair electrical power lines. Completion of the program includes certifications in pole climbing, bucket rescue, first aid, CPR, and OSHA-10.

What Do You Learn During an Electrical Lineworker Program?

The Electrical Lineworker program is consistent with the national standards for the electric power generation, distribution, and transmission industry as described in the US Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration2. The courses that make up this program’s curriculum include:

OSHA and Compliance Training

This course prepares you for certification exams for your OSHA-10 card, American Red Cross Public Safety Two Year Certification, Bucket Escape, Pole Top Rescue, Bucket Rescue 1-year qualification, and the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Flagger certification.

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Job Briefs and Leadership Training

An introduction to job briefs from leadership positions with practical job hazard analysis, mitigation and implementing direct controls, and clear communication.

Pole Climbing School

Learn proper techniques for safely climbing utility poles. You will also become proficient at assembling, inspecting, wearing, and using climbing tools.

General Pole Line Construction

Study construction standard drawings in a hands-on setting. Also, enjoy an introduction to pole line construction and everyday tasks in the field.

Field Equipment, Tools, and Materials

Learn how to complete pre-flights and set up and operate a Digger Derrick and Bucket Truck. Other tools reviewed in this course include ladders, chainsaws, and hotsticks.

Introduction to Transformers and Grounding

An introduction to transformers and distribution methods and how connections distribute power.

Want to Learn More?

Because becoming a lineworker is a hands-on job, technical training is typically required for anyone to enter this field. Many people invest in a trade program to learn the trade skills they need to be safe and effective as a professional. Students will have the opportunity to qualify for OSHA-10 certification upon successful completion of this program and receive a Diploma.

To learn more about our Electrical Lineworker program  at the Jacsonville campus, contact us at Tulsa Welding School.