Powerline Construction & Maintenance Technology


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Program Overview

In just over a year, you'll be ready for a new future! Earn a diploma in Powerline Construction & Maintenance Technology in 12 months, or an Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) in 15 months. WNCC offers a Powerline Construction and Maintenance Technology degree at our Alliance Campus.

Through Merchant Job Training and Safety, this program provides students with the training to apply technical knowledge and learned skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric transmission and distribution lines. You will also become familiar with electric underground cable design and installation.

Upon completion of this program, you will possess the necessary skills to work as a powerline worker for utility providers.
You can:

  • Earn a more competitive wage in an exciting, hands-on career
  • Work & live anywhere
  • Receive assistance with job placement
  • The apprenticeship is accredited by the U.S. Department of Labor for Electrical Powerline Installers & Repairers

Degrees or Diploma

Associate of Occupational Studies in Powerline Construction & Maintenance Technology

Diploma in Powerline Construction & Maintenance Technology

Certificate in Powerline Construction & Maintenance Technology 


For more information regarding this program contact:

Gretchen Foster
Admissions Director

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2014, the median pay for Powerline Installers and Repairers was $61,740 per year.  (bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/line-installers-and-repairers.htm)

Gainful Employment (GE) Program Disclosures
NOTE: applies only to diploma and certificates, not associate degrees

Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010 require institutions to report certain information to students who enroll in Title IV-eligible education programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation. Those regulations also provide that institutions must disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution's GE programs. For more GE information regarding this program, follow the links below.

View the Gainful Employment Program Disclosure for the certificate by visiting Powerline Construction & Maintenance Technology Certificate.

View the Gainful Employment Program Disclosure for the diploma by visiting Powerline Consturction & Maintenance Technology Diploma.

Gainful Employment Acknowledgement