RedVector RVI-11367

Transmission and Distribution: Distribution Line Installation and Removal

Transmission and Distribution: Distribution Line Installation and Removal

1 hr. Online Course

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RVI-11367

SME: Bobby Ward

Sometimes changes are made in the area around a distribution line that make it necessary to relocate or replace a portion of that line. This interactive online course will familiarize you with the general procedures involved in completing a typical distribution line installation and removal.
 
You will learn how to plane an installation and removal job and how to perform the major steps involved in doing the job. You will also learn how to pull and sag lines, parallel a new line with an existing line, remove conductors, and remove equipment.
Course Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify the equipment used in distribution line installation and removal
  • Describe the basic safety considerations associated with the four basic tasks of a distribution line installation and removal job
  • Describe the procedure for setting a new pole
  • Describe how to pull in a pilot line, a bull rope, and a conductor 
  • Identify the tasks involved in phasing-in an energized line
  • Describe how to remove an existing line
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Bobby Ward
Mr. Ward has worked over 35 years in the electrical transmission and distribution industry. He worked 15 years with Dillard Smith Construction Company, Six (6) years at City of Dayton Electric Department, and 15 years at the Chattanooga Electric Power Board.
 
During Bobby’s 15 years with Dillard-Smith, he provided transmission construction and maintenance services, installed and maintained substations, fiber optics, and communication towers.He also worked on numerous emergency storm restoration efforts in the Southeastern US.
 
During Bobby’s six (6) years as a City of Dayton Electric Department Lineman, his duties were performing highly skilled, journey-level distribution and electrical work in the installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical distribution and service lines, transformers, meters, metering equipment, electrical substations, and related equipment.He also worked on numerous emergency storm restoration efforts in the Southeastern US.
 
During Bobby’s 15 years with the Power Board, he worked in three positions. As an Overhead Journeyman Lineman, his duties included performing highly skilled, journey-level distribution and electrical work in the installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical distribution and service lines, transformers, meters, metering equipment, electrical substations, and related equipment. As a Line Crew Supervisor, supervised a line crew performing the tasks shown in the lineman description above. And as a Line Inspector, inspected work performed by line crews to verify correct work completion. While working at the Power Board, Bobby also worked on numerous emergency storm restoration efforts in the Southeaster US.  After retirement from the power board, Mr. Ward continues to work on emergency storm restoration efforts in Southeastern US.
State Licenses
AK - Electrical Journeyman (Industry Related - 18645)
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CA - Electrician (General - CA Approved Continuing Education Provider)
DC - Engineer (General - CE21800018)
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FL - Contractor, Certified (General - 0612866)
Accreditation: FL DBPR Approved Provider 0001771
FL - Contractor, Electrical (Technical - 0802093)
Accreditation: FL DBPR Approved Provider 0001771
FL - Contractor, Electrical Specialty (General - 0802093)
Accreditation: FL DBPR Approved Provider 0001771
FL - Contractor, Palm Beach County (General - 0612866)
Accreditation: FL DBPR Approved Provider 0001771
FL - Contractor, Pinellas County (General - 0612866)
Accreditation: FL DBPR Approved Provider 0001771
FL - Contractor, Registered (General - 0612866)
Accreditation: FL DBPR Approved Provider 0001771
FL - Engineer (General - 0000271)
Accreditation: FBPE Approved Provider 33
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WI - Electrical Inspector, UDC (Technical - 22032)
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WI - Electrician, Registered, Master, or Journeyman (Technical - 22032)
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WY - Electrician, Master and Journeyman (General - WY20-347N)
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American Academy of Environmental Engineers - AAEES - Member (General - ,)
American Hospital Association - AHA - Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) (General)
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International Facility Management Association - IFMA - Certified Facility Manager (CFM) (General)
International Maintenance Institute - IMI - Certifications (CMT, CMP, CMM, CWWMT) (General)
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