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  • September 2023 Lineman's Supplement

    Lineworkers: Build a Brighter Future
    Joanne Ward started in the trade as an electrical helper for Seattle City Light in 1978.
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    Electric Utility Operations

    Training Women on the Line

    Oct. 6, 2023
    As more women enter the line trade, here are four strategies to recruit, train and retain female lineworkers.
    Photo by Jennifer Potter/SCE.
    Journeyman teams compete at the International Lineman’s Rodeo.
    Electric Utility Operations

    International Lineman's Rodeo Flashback

    Oct. 2, 2023
    Three top journeyman teams share their tips, techniques and memories from years of competition.
    The lineworkers at LUMA are trained through LUMA College, a training program in partnership with the IBEW.
    Overhead Distribution

    Powering Puerto Rico

    Sept. 26, 2023
    Lineworkers are building a next generation electrical system to increase grid resiliency and reliability.
    SRP dedicated a total of fourteen employees to assist on the project, joining line workers from 26 utilities and 15 states to bring power to people who have lived without it.
    Overhead Distribution

    Mutual Aid Without a Storm: The Light Up Navajo Project

    Sept. 21, 2023
    Volunteer lineworkers bring first-time electricity to American homeowners through the Light Up Navajo project.