2020 Power Line Design and Staking Certification Program Level 1

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
8:30 AM (EST)
to Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:30 AM (EST)

Kissimmee Utility Authority - Lackey Service Cntr

2850 North John Young Parkway Kissimmee, FL 34741 United States
* Registration open until 2/7/20 at 5:00 PM (EST)
* Registration open until 2/7/20 at 5:00 PM (EST)

This level 1 class guides students through the basic engineering of overhead single-phase lines typically expected of beginning line design personnel.

After completion of this course, participants will be able to complete overhead transformer and service conductor sizing, calculate accurate guy leads for both angle and dead end situations, interpret and implement sag charts in clearance design, and navigate the NESC in order to locate important rules and tables necessary for safe design.

Course manual provided. Students need to bring a copy of the current NESC to class (not included in course materials).

Course Details

Instructor: Clint Smith, Training Specialist, Utility Training Services Inc.Clint's experience in the electric utility sector currently spans a period of 28 years with work in cooperative, municipal, and IOU organizations. His most significant assignments in the industry include Business Owner and Partner at Reliance Energy Consulting, Instructor in Line Design and Staking with Utility Training Services, System Engineer and Manager of Engineering at Cherokee Electric Cooperative in Alabama, and Consultant and Instructor with Power Delivery Associates in Georgia. 

Course Materials: Students are required to bring the current 2017 NESC Code Book (not included in course materials). We will provide the course handbook, calculator, engineering scale, protractor, notepads, highlighters, pencils, post-it flags, and a student handbag.

Completion Certificate: Certificate awarded upon successful completion of
course, which includes 21 PDHs and 2.1 CEUs. 

Who should attend?

  • Engineer Technicians
  • Engineers
  • Stakers
  • Journeyman Lineman
  • Line Construction Personnel
  • Design Engineers

 Registration Information:

  • Registration Deadline: February 7, 2020
  • Registration Fee: $1,400 per person for FMEA Members (lunch included) 
  • Must be logged in to register

**Courtesy registrations (completed by FMEA staff) will be subject to a $10 surcharge per registrant.

* Registration open until 2/7/20 at 5:00 PM (EST)
* Registration open until 2/7/20 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Training Location: 

Kissimmee Utility Authority: 
Lackey Service Center
2850 N. John Young Parkway
Kissimmee, FL 23741


Nearby Hotel: 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista South
4955 Kyngs Heath Rd
Kissimmee, FL 34746


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