Power Line Design & Staking


PLDS Level 2


NESC Advanced Clearance Issues

Permitting Procedures

Underground Distribution Concepts

Overhead Equipment Operation

Mechanical Design 3-Phase Angle & Dead-end Calculations

Joint Use Designs & Field Engineering Make Ready Process

Unique Structure Clearances

Conductor Envelope

Spacer Cable & Tree Wire

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Time & Location

March 3 - 5, 2021

8:30 – 4:00 pm Wed-Fri (eastern standard time)

with proctored final exam through UTS eLearning site, due Fri, 3/5


About this Course

UTS Level 2 Power Line Design & Staking course covers the same topics as our classroom version.

Pre-requisite: Successful completion of Power Line Design & Staking, Level 1

Hours: 21    UTS CEUs: 2.1

In Level 2 of the Power Line Design and Staking series, students will build on the foundation created in the prerequisite course, Level 1. This class places emphasis on joint use remedy and make ready, as well as vertical and horizontal loading.


After completion of Level 2, participants will be able to complete the layout and design of most overhead projects, understand and utilize NESC and sag chart criteria, evaluate and design make ready/remedy for joint use facilities, calculate the mechanical loading effects of line design, understand conductor blowout and design for/around grain bins, and will be able to design for crossing under transmission lines.


*Course manual provided.  

Course Process & Requirements

User/System requirements:

Desktop or Laptop

Internet - a 6mbps Internet connection (or as close to that as possible) works best.

Webcam and mic are recommended, but not required (online chat will be available).Student


Attendance: Students will be required to log in and participate during both training session days. 10-minute breaks will be given every hour and a 1-hour lunch break will be given at noon each day.


We will be using the Webex platform for this virtual course. Students will receive an email invitation to join a the training session prior to class start times. This email will include a link that students will use to join the training session through web browser or by downloading the app.


The course final exam will be taken online (not virtual) and will be available through our eLearning site the following week. Students will receive this information during the virtual session. The final exam will require a proctor, so students will need to schedule the exam with a proctor. Proctor information will be collected during the virtual session. Final exam access codes will be sent to proctors upon completion of the virtual session. Course certificates will be mailed upon successful completion of final exam. Certification diplomas and jackets will mail from UTS approx. 4-6 weeks after course completion.


Registration Deadline

Deadline for registration is February 12, 2021. Registrations will be confirmed via email, but participants are not guaranteed space in the class until payment is received. Thank you!


Cancellations/No Shows/Substitutions

Registrants who cancel in writing on or before February 12, 2021 are entitled to a full refund of their registration fee. Registrants who cancel after February 12, 2021 will not receive a refund, but participant substitutions will be allowed for this event only. Registrants and no-shows who do not cancel by February 12, 2021 are responsible for the full registration. 

Registration & Price

Power Line Design & Staking - Level 2

March 3 - 5, 2021 - Virtual



Important: When you SUBMIT this Registration Form, you will be taken to a course confirmation page. If you are not routed to this page, please contact us at: 404-890-5514, ext 105 or [email protected]


Pricing - $1,450/person