Power Line Design and Staking Certification Program Level 3

June 5-7, 2018 • Kissimmee, FL • 9:00am – 4:30pm
June 8, 2018 • Kissimmee, FL • 9:00am – Noon


Class Overview:
In this Level 3 course, participants will build on the foundation created in prerequisite courses, Levels 1 and 2.  Attention is given to understanding how to apply the theories of line design to solve special problems. After completion of this course, participants will be able to understand the physical loads on the distribution system and the associated hardware, read DOT projects, class poles, design for special guying situations, calculate sag and create a stringing chart, estimate sag on uneven terrain, and will be able to design for crossing under transmission lines.

Other topics this level of study includes instruction on:

  • Reading DOT Prints and Cut Sheets
  • Transmission Conductor Crossing Analysis
  • Sag and Stringing Charts
  • Strength of Pole Top Hardware
  • Un-level Sag Calculations
  • Pole Class Sizing
  • NESC: Overload Factors, High Winds, Strength Reduction Factors
  • Use of Advanced Tools and Equipment for Field Staking

Who should attend?
Engineer Technicians, Engineers, Stakers, Journeyman Linemen, Line Construction Personnel, Design Engineers.

Registration Deadline: May 29, 2018

Registration Fee: (Lunch provided)

  • $1,300 per person for FMEA members

Wayne Kitchens, Training Specialist, Utility Training Services, Inc.

Completion Certificate:
Certificate awarded upon successful completion of course. Student may advance to Level 4 (final course) in Certification program.

Cancellation policy:
Cancellations after May 29 will be charged 25% of the registration fee. No shows will be charged 50% of the registration fee.

Meeting Location:
Kissimmee Utility Authority
Lackey Service Center
2850 N. John Young Parkway, 2nd Floor
Kissimmee, FL 34741
407-933-7777 ext. 6600Suggested Hotel Location:

Embassy Suites
4955 Kyngs Heath Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746

Contact Cheryl Anderson, Deputy Executive Director, FMEA, canderson@publicpower.com, (850) 251-5465.