Electric Utility Practice II

Line Worker (Section 01):  Supervised practical applications of electrical overhead line worker job duties in a setting under personal supervision of FirstEnergy personnel. Emphasis on skills required to perform work on secondary voltage circuits. Emphasis on the installation of services, street lighting, and secondary circuits, bucket truck familiarization and bucket rescue.  Overview of distribution electrical systems, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules are also included. Based on Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training schedule in EUTP 1100, some students may complete training and securement of Class “A” CDL as part of EUTP 1200.  Safety topics include:  Work Zone Traffic Control; Minimum Approach Distances; Rubber Protective Equipment; and Knowledge of UD Excavation/Trenching/Shoring.

Substation Worker (Section 02):  This course is the second in a four part series providing the student with a broader skill set as well as enhanced knowledge and skill level necessary to safely assist in the performance of routine repairs on distribution and power transformers, bushings, circuit breakers, disconnect switches, control equipment and other de-energized electrical equipment used in the distribution of electrical energy.



This course is for both Line Worker (typically Section 01) and Substation Worker (typically Section 02).  Students should ensure they are enrolled in the correct Section relevant to his/her specialization.