EPP037 – 24.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

LinemanThe Electric Power Line Reconductoring course provides participants with training specific to the proper setup and use of power line reconductoring tools, equipment, and machines necessary to safely perform a reconductor operation on a three-phase overhead distribution system. At the completion of this course, participants will able to identify safe work procedures, apply proper grounding techniques, safely position aerial devices, layout conductors, install dollies and operate tension rigs when installing a new conductor.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

    Student Must Provide

  • Hard hat
  • Rubber gloves
  • Rubber sleeves (Class 2)
  • Work gloves
  • Safety glasses
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Hand tools
  • Work boots

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


Prior Training Courses or Knowledge

It is recommended, but not required, participants be qualified to perform energized maintenance or have completed the Electric Power Hotline Training – Single Phase Systems (EPP039) and Electric Power Hot Line Training – Three Phase Systems (EPP038) courses.


  • Conductor handling and control
  • Crew communication
  • Finger lines / pilot lines / pulling ropes
  • Grounding equipment and procedures
  • Line stringing safety precautions
  • Public protection / required job briefings / safe work procedures
  • Sag and tension charts
  • Stringing methods
  • Tension control
  • Tension stringing equipment operations
  • Tension stringing procedures
  • Stringing and grounding blocks

Suggested Audience

  • Electric utilities industry professionals
  • Electricians
  • Supervisors
  • Safety coordinators
  • Engineers
  • Apprentices
  • Construction
  • Anyone involved in conductor stringing operations and energized circuits

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

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