Event Profile

Alaska Pre-conference Class: Lineman Skills Series - Lineman Rigging

November 18, 2019
William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center


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 gail@nwppa.org.

Who Should Attend:

Linemen and line crew foremen.

Related Events:

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

Course Overview:

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
  • Winching
  • Cross-arm rigging
  • Down-guy and dead-ending
  • Guy lengths and guy tensions
  • Pole compression
  • Rigging inspection
  • Underground wire pulling

Course Instructor:

Brady Hansen, Written in Red

Course Schedule:

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.

Course Location:

Egan Civic & Convention Center
555 West Fifth Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501

Hotel Information:

Hilton Anchorage
500 West Third Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 272-7411

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.

Course Fees:

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

Cancellation Policy:

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.

Continuing Hours:

This course qualifies for six continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.

For More Information:

To find out more about this course, to register, or to learn about other events, view the Training and Event Catalog.