Electric Utilities Technician (ATS)

This degree is designed to allow the graduate to enter the field of electrical utility maintenance, more commonly known as a lineman or a line mechanic. This degree prepares students to work in fields utilizing the construction, maintenance, and repair of electric utility overhead and underground systems.

Significant laboratory fees are imbedded in the first and second years. This allows for a personalized equipment kit that students will keep, and will allow for commercial driver’s license training.

Courses are sequenced and many are offered only one semester per year. Therefore, the student must plan ahead and complete any developmental courses prior to entering the program in the fall semester.

For more information regarding this degree, contact the dean of business, engineering and information technologies/humanities and social sciences.

The graduate will be able to :

1. Master electrical distribution safe work practices.
2. Master safe and effective pole climbing.
3. Gain knowledge of basic electrical theory.
4. Perform overhead pole line construction operation and maintenance.

Eastern Gateway Community College's Student Success Plan/Assessment is available for view in PDF format.

This information is presented as a general program overview. Students are advised to follow the more detailed college catalog for program requirements.