Chris Fleming (left) enjoys passing along the knowledge he gained from his mentors to the apprentices in the DTE Energy Center
of Excellence Technology Training Center after a long career as a lineman, where he saw many technology advancements in the
profession. Jason Uhl (right) was intrigued by electricity at a young age, so his journey to become a lineman may have seemed like a
natural fit, even though he originally started as a meter reader for DTE Energy until he worked his way into the apprentice program.
Passing on Knowledge: A New Generation of Linemen Prepare
As a large number of linemen near retirement, a new generation prepares to take the lead with expectations of continued change for their profession while carrying on the proud traditions of the past.