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Electrical Lineworker Technology

at Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 36
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Electrical Lineworker program provides trained personnel for the power industry. Coursework provides both theory and practical hands-on experience in all phases of power line construction and maintenance. Coursework includes electrical math, national electrical safety codes, construction of overhead and underground distribution systems, conductor applications, over-voltage and over-current protection, guying and pole grounding. The 90-acre training field located near the campus provides a site for hands-on experience in pole setting. The successful graduate is eligible for employment in rural electric and municipal utilities or with private contractors

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Wadena 56482
  • Electrical Line Worker Training Site 56623

Labor Market Information

  • Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

  • Median wage: $33.46/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Wind Turbine Service Technicians

  • Median wage: $23.35/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

  • Median wage: $29.78/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529