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EDT 105 - Overhead Lineworker Maintenance 2

Credits: 5
2 Lecture Hours 9 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: EDT 103  

This course will provide the knowledge and skills required to properly install three phase primary and secondary conductors. Students will learn the proper installation of overhead and underground residential service lines.

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

  1. Operate a truck mounted bed winch.
  2. Demonstrate the loading and unloading of poles.
  3. Operate a line truck to set poles.
  4. Operate hydraulic equipment.
  5. Pull overhead guys.
  6. Demonstrate the installation of line anchor and tension guy.
  7. Splice conductors on ground.
  8. Install stringing blocks and rollers.
  9. Properly sag primary conductors.
  10. Install secondary spreaders and secondary cable.
Listed Topics
  1. Truck mounted bed winch
  2. Rigging
  3. Load and unload poles
  4. Assemble hardware on poles
  5. Pull overhead guys
  6. Installing anchors
  7. Sag secondary cables and clamps
  8. Perform tasks necessary to install service at house
  9. Cover secondary
  10. Assemble 8 foot arms –single and double
  11. Frame poles on ground
Reference Materials
Duquesne Light’s Performance Manual For Electrical Lineworkers (Selected chapters)
Distribution Tools book, T & D instruction manual, Accident Prevention Manual, T & D Heavy Equipment Operators Manual, Worker Order, Standards Manual, Sherman and Reilly Catalog.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 12/13/2006

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