Staking I – Online
Description of Event
Engineer’s Staking 1 Online Course: January 9 – February 3, 2023 Learn online the basic overhead and underground design and staking typically expected of beginning staking personnel, including:
Description: In Level I Overhead Line Design and Staking, students will gain a strong foundation necessary to help them advance in the field of line design and staking. This class will include the basic engineering of overhead single-phase lines typically expected of beginning line design personnel.
After completion of this course, participants will be able to complete overhead transformer and service conductor sizing, calculate accurate guy leads for both angle and dead end situations, interpret and implement sag charts in clearance design, and will thoroughly evaluate the NESC. Students need to have a copy of the current NESC to class (not included in course material).
Who should attend: Staking Technicians; Field Personnel; Power Line Workers; Designers; Engineers; Utility Managers; Engineering Managers; System Engineers; Contractors and any others interested in this area.
Schedule of events: Liability Issues • Safety Equipment Communications Skills/Easement Acquisition • Power System Overview Mapping & Drafting Techniques • Work Order Flow • Line Equipment Identification Specifications & Assemblies • Basic NESC Requirements
Materials Required: Course manual provided and will be mailed to your cooperative. This kit consists of the “Power Line Design Series Appendix”, Protractor, Engineer’s Scale, and Scientific Calculator is also included. IMPORTANT NOTE: Power Line Design Series Kit items provided in Level 1 are needed for subsequent classes in the Power Line Design Series. CEUs: 2.1