Lineworker Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain and repair local, long-distance, and rural electric power cables and communication lines; erect and construct pole and tower lines; and install underground lines and cables. Includes instruction in cable installation and repair, fibre-optic technology, trenching, mobile equipment and crane operation, high-voltage installations, maintenance and inspection, safety, remote communications, and applicable codes and standards. Is Lineworker the right major for you?
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Lineworker Major

What Courses Do Lineworker Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Lineworker majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Bucket-Truck Operation
  • Climbing
  • Fibre-Optics
  • Line Construction
  • Safety

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