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EDT 203 - Overhead Lineworker Maintenance 3


Credits: 4
1 Lecture Hours 9 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: EDT 105  

 
Description
This course will provide students with the knowledge and specialized skills necessary to troubleshoot and repair electrical transmission and distribution systems. Skills development will focus on proper pulling, tensioning and installation of electrical cables.


Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate operation of a winch truck.
  2. Assemble equipment arms for distribution systems.
  3. Demonstrate operation of a load lift bucket.
  4. Operate a conductor tensioner machine.
  5. Operate a take-up reel.
  6. Prepare transformers for use.
  7. Install transformers.
  8. Install compression connectors.
  9. Assemble brackets for pole and arm mounted cutouts.
  10. Assemble 3-phase equipment arm with brackets and braces.
Listed Topics
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Winch truck operation
  2. Conductor tensioner machine operation
  3. Take up-reel operation
  4. Load lift bucket operation
  5. Transformer preparation usage
  6. Transformer operation and installation
  7. Compression connectors installation
  8. Assembly of brackets for pole and arm mounted cutouts
  9. Assembly of 3-phase equipment arm with brackets and braces
  10. Assembly of equipment arms for distribution systems
Reference Materials
Duquesne Light’s Performance Manual For Electrical Lineworkers (Selected chapters)
T & D Standards, T & D Equipment & Various gages, T & D Splices & Connector Manual, Circuit maps, Safe T & D Standards Manual, T & D Equipment Manual, T & D Instruction Manual, T & D Heavy Equipment Operator’s Manual
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 12/13/2006


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