EL 016 Line Field Theory I 3 cr.  (3-0-0)

This course introduces students to tools and equipment used by electrical line technicians and to the materials used in the construction of power distribution and transmission systems. Students learn about work procedures, climbing techniques, rigging, pole setting, pole framing, guying, and conductor installation. A strong focus is placed on industry-recognized safe work procedures and safe operation of a bucket truck and digger/derrick equipment.