This class is currently full. If you would like to be added to a wait list, please contact Gail Patterson at 360-816-1450 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who Should Attend:
Linemen and line crew foremen.
NWPPA/APA Alaska Electric Utility Conference, November 20-21, 2019
Distribution Engineering Series: Session 2 - Overcurrent Protection, November 18-19, 2019
Electric Utility System Operations for Medium to Small Utilities, November 18-19, 2019
Lineman Skills Series - AC System Troubleshooting, November 18, 2019
Lineman Skills Series - Equipotential Grounding, November 19, 2019
Lineman Skills Series - AC Transformers, Advanced Theory, and Practical Application, November 19, 2019
This class will increase the participant's level of knowledge of rigging gear inspection; safe rigging procedures and load control; and using almost any vertical or horizontal rigging system. Come prepared with your work gloves, hard hats, and suitable clothing and footwear for any hands-on work taught in the class.
Topics covered will include:
- Utility load rigging
- Sling tensions
- Blocks and winches
- Cross-arm rigging
- Down-guy and dead-ending
- Guy lengths and guy tensions
- Pole compression
- Rigging inspection
- Underground wire pulling
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Registration will begin at 8 a.m., and the class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch, as well as morning and afternoon breaks, will be provided.
Egan Civic & Convention Center
555 West Fifth Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
500 West Third Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Room rate: $109 for a single/double
Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than October 11, 2019, to secure this rate. Mention that you are with Northwest Public Power Association when booking your reservation.
Utility Member Early Bird (ends 10/18/2019): $390
Utility Member Standard: $465
Associate Member Early Bird (ends 10/18/2019): $585
Associate Member Standard: $660
Non-member Early Bird (ends 10/18/2019): $1,170
Non-member Standard: $1,245
Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or "no show," 100 percent of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling. NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.
This course qualifies for six continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.