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Electrical Lineworker Technology

at Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 70
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Electrical Line Worker 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

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