Line Maintainer

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Cobra Energy Services
Industries
O*Net Code
49-9051.00
Rapids Code
0283
Req. Hours
98700
State
DC
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

13 skill sets | 113 total skills | 98700 total hours
Management - 1125 req. hrs
Periodic Maintenance Programs
225 hrs
Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
225 hrs
Demonstrate an understanding of one’s personal values
225 hrs
Demonstrate effectiveness in oral and written communications
225 hrs
Maintain a good professional appearance
225 hrs
Planning Work Requirements - 2250 req. hrs
Use Wiring diagrams, schematics, specification sheets, drawings, staking sheets, and one-line diagrams
225 hrs
Determine type and size of electrical system and material requirements under 600 volts
225 hrs
Determine type and size of electrical system and material requirements over 600 volts
225 hrs
Use inspection and maintenance forms and automated products
225 hrs
Coordinate protective devices
225 hrs
Publications - 2500 req. hrs
Manufactures Operating Instructions
50 hrs
Manufactures Maintenance Instructions
50 hrs
National Electric Code
50 hrs
Lineman’s and Cable man’s Handbook
50 hrs
SOP’s
50 hrs
Safety Rules and Practices - 11000 req. hrs
Supervisory Responsibilities
500 hrs
Hazardous Communications i.e., Right to know, MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet). Asbestos awareness
500 hrs
Apply shop rules and regulations
500 hrs
Identify safe and unsafe practices when working with electricity
500 hrs
Identify and demonstrate proper personal safety procedures, i.e. clothing, jewelry, personal grooming
500 hrs
Identify techniques and practices of fire prevention
500 hrs
Demonstrate safe use of tools and related power equipment
500 hrs
Apply techniques of lifting and climbing with ladders
500 hrs
Apply Basic CPR techniques
500 hrs
Demonstrates safe use of Lockout/Tagout SOP
500 hrs
Red Do Not Operate Tag
500 hrs
Switching Procedures and Switching Packages
500 hrs
Demonstrates safe use of Bucket and Auger Truck Operations
500 hrs
Rubber Personal Protective Equipment i.e., Voltage Ratings, Care, Testing, and Usage
500 hrs
Hotline Tools i.e., Usage and Care
500 hrs
Confined Space Identification, Testing, Entry Requirements
500 hrs
Conduct Safety Meeting/Tailgate briefing
500 hrs
Electrical Fundamentals - 15000 req. hrs
Identify electrical terms and symbols
500 hrs
Electrical principals of DC circuits
500 hrs
Electrical principals of AC circuits
500 hrs
Construct basic electrical circuits
500 hrs
Compute for voltage, current, resistance, and power
500 hrs
Measure for electrical properties in circuits and components
500 hrs
Transformer theory
500 hrs
Compute load balance
500 hrs
Tools and Equipment - 22500 req. hrs
Hot line tools
500 hrs
Rubber personal protective equipment
500 hrs
Pole trailer
500 hrs
Cable reel jacks
500 hrs
Hand lines
500 hrs
Block and tackle
500 hrs
Chain hoists
500 hrs
Portable power tools
500 hrs
Volt multimeter
500 hrs
Clamp-on amp meter
500 hrs
Phase rotation meter
500 hrs
Frequency meter
500 hrs
High voltage phase testers
500 hrs
Cable fault locators, low voltage
500 hrs
High potential DC tester
500 hrs
Special Equipment - 26000 req. hrs
Potential transformers
500 hrs
Current transformers
500 hrs
Voltage regulators
500 hrs
Air, oil, vacuum, and gas switches
500 hrs
Capacitors
500 hrs
Sectionalizers
500 hrs
Underground Switching Equipment
500 hrs
Overhead Distribution Systems - 76000 req. hrs
Load and unload poles
2500 hrs
Transport poles
2500 hrs
Frame poles
2500 hrs
Set utility poles
2500 hrs
Install guys
2500 hrs
Install overhead line conductors
2500 hrs
Install anchors
2500 hrs
Install conductor support devices
2500 hrs
Install transformers
2500 hrs
Install protective devices i.e., cutouts, lightning protection
2500 hrs
Install High Voltage Switches
2500 hrs
Install armor rod
2500 hrs
Install grounding set
2500 hrs
Install service drops
2500 hrs
Install laterals
2500 hrs
Inspect poles
2500 hrs
Isolate system faults
2500 hrs
Splice de-energized overhead conductors
2500 hrs
Perform transformer connections
2500 hrs
Perform overhead switching
2500 hrs
Overhead Transmission Systems - 84000 req. hrs
Install guys
1000 hrs
Frame Poles
1000 hrs
Set transmission poles
1000 hrs
Install overhead conductors
1000 hrs
Install anchors
1000 hrs
Install conductor support devices
1000 hrs
Install armor rod
1000 hrs
Install grounding set
1000 hrs
Underground Distribution System - 97000 req. hrs
Install direct buried cable
1000 hrs
Install underground duct systems
1000 hrs
Install underground cable in duct
1000 hrs
Install transformers on pads
1000 hrs
Install grounding sets on live and dead front transformers
1000 hrs
Splice high voltage underground cable using pre-form kits
1000 hrs
Terminate high voltage underground cable
1000 hrs
Perform high potential DC test on underground cable
1000 hrs
Troubleshoot underground cables for faults
1000 hrs
Trace underground cables with cable test set
1000 hrs
Isolate system faults
1000 hrs
Fabricate load break elbows
1000 hrs
Troubleshoot pad mount transformers
1000 hrs
Distribution Systems, 600 Volts or less - 97900 req. hrs
Install service entrance
180 hrs
Install meter base
180 hrs
Install grounding systems
180 hrs
Install grounding equipment
180 hrs
Read service meters
180 hrs
Lighting Systems - 98380 req. hrs
Install street light fixtures
160 hrs
Install LED fixtures
160 hrs
Troubleshoot lighting systems
160 hrs
Grounding Systems: OSHA 1910.269(m)(3) and (n)(5), (n)(6), (n)(7) - 98700 req. hrs
Install and remove primary distribution system grounds
160 hrs
Install and remove transmission system grounds
160 hrs

Technical Instruction

First Year
Wooden Pole Climbing Techniques
# | 155 hrs
Math and Electrical Theory
# | 155 hrs
Job Briefing
# | 155 hrs
Intro to Transmission
# | 155 hrs
Intro to Distribution Construction
# | 155 hrs
General Safety 1
# | 155 hrs
Intro to the Power Grid
# | 155 hrs
Intro to Grounding
# | 155 hrs
Construction Specifications
# | 155 hrs
Equipment Operation
# | 155 hrs
Intro to Transformers
# | 155 hrs
Ropes and Knots
# | 155 hrs
Intro to Hot Sticks
# | 155 hrs
Online Supplemental Training
# | 155 hrs
Second Year
Watt-Hour Meters
# | 126 hrs
Electrical Theory Review
# | 126 hrs
Transformers
# | 126 hrs
Fuse Coordination
# | 126 hrs
General Safety 2
# | 126 hrs
Grounding Principles and Equipotential Grounding
# | 126 hrs
Electrical Instruments and Applications
# | 126 hrs
Sagging Line Conductors
# | 126 hrs
Line Construction
# | 126 hrs
Intro to Transmission
# | 126 hrs
Hazardous Energy Control Procedures
# | 126 hrs
Personal Protective Equipment
# | 126 hrs
Working on or Near Exposed, Energized Equipment
# | 126 hrs
Rigging
# | 126 hrs
Online Supplemental Training
# | 126 hrs
Third Year
Special Equipment
# | 116 hrs
Cover-up Procedures for Pad Mounted Equipment
# | 116 hrs
Cover-up Procedures for Overhead Equipment
# | 116 hrs
Special Live Line Tools
# | 116 hrs
Electrical Theory Review
# | 116 hrs
Safety 3
# | 116 hrs
Intro to Troubleshooting
# | 116 hrs
Minimum Approach Distance
# | 116 hrs
System Protection Coordination
# | 116 hrs
Transformer Review
# | 116 hrs
Supplemental Online Training
# | 116 hrs