Design and Joint Use Considerations When Installing Fiber on the Distribution System--POSTPONED
October 25 26, 2021
Venue:Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center
This event has been postponed. For questions or to find out about future training opportunities, please contact Jenny Keesey at (360) 816-1458 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who Should Attend:
Engineers, lineworkers, foremen, and anyone working on joint use permits and fiber installation.
Understanding joint use considerations when installing fiber on the distribution system is an ongoing -- and growing -- issue all utilities face. In this two-day course you will receive valuable information about NESC updates, grant requirements, joint use grounding, and more. After this course, you will have a better understanding of the following concepts:
- Joint use contracts
- Communication easements
- Joint use clearances
- Joint use groundings
- NESC Rule 224: The Electric Utility with Communications Facilities
- Location of utility fiber on the poles
- Make-ready surveys
- Pole changeout staking
- Managing the fiber installation
- Managing the infrastructure after installation
Registration will begin at 8 a.m. on day one, and the class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both days. Lunch and refreshments will be provided on both days.
Course Location and Hotel Information:
Marriott Anchorage Downtown
820 W 7th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
Utility Member Early Bird (ends 9/24/2021): $1,080
Utility Member Standard: $1,155
Associate Member Early Bird (ends 9/24/2021): $1,620
Associate Member Standard: $1,695
Non-member Early Bird (ends 9/24/2021): $3,240
Non-member Standard: $3,315
Note: Organizations that register a group of employees will receive every fifth registration for free. For example, if you register five employees, you only pay for four; register 10 employees, you only pay for eight; and so on. There is nothing additional you need to do to receive this discount.
Cancellations are accepted with a full refund as follows:
For webinars and virtual classes, if the request is made at least five days prior to the course, then 100% of the registration fee will be refunded.
For in-person events, the following fee structure applies: cancellation at least 30 days prior to the event, full refund; within 15-29 days, $100 fee; and within 1-14 days or no show, 100% of the registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling because NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.
This course qualifies for 12 continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.
For More Information:
To find out more about this event, or to learn about other events, view the Training and Event Catalog.