Lineman's supplement, training
Linemen provide a demonstration after the new NES training center opens its doors on the north side of Nashville, Tennessee.

Training Linemen for the Real World

Electric utilities and contractors prepare line workers for future power demands with hands-on training before they enter the field.

As the skilled labor shortage looms, electric utilities nationwide are taking action. Rather than waiting for waves of qualified journeymen linemen to walk out the door, they are building new training centers, investing in apprenticeship programs and focusing on hands-on education.

Register to view the full article

Registration on allows you exclusive access to high-value content such as Transmission & Distribution World supplements: Smart Grid, Renewables, Vegetation Management, Linemen, and Hurricane Sandy.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.