Powerline Technician (PLT)

Powerline Technician (PLT)

Powerline Technician

Trade code:
434A
Non-compulsory
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A Powerline Technician constructs, maintains and repairs overhead and underground electrical power transmission and distribution systems and communication networks. Specifically, a Powerline Technician:

  • prepares work plans

  • installs, maintains and removes power system poles and maintains transmission towers and structures

  • installs and maintains overhead and underground power systems

  • splices and terminates conductors and related wiring to connect power distribution and transmission networks

  • troubleshoots overhead and underground power systems

  • installs, maintains and removes transformers and hardware

  • installs, operates and maintains system protection, control and instrumentation equipment and communications systems

Powerline Technician (PLT)