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Power Line Design & Staking

Alexandria, MN

PLDS Level 2
Alexandria, MN

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

Hosted by

STAR Energy Services LLC


Time & Location

August 29 - 31, 2023

8:30-4:00 (Central Time) Tue-Thu - Onsite Training

(final exam due online Fri, September 8)


STAR Energy Services LLC

6841 Power Lane SW

Alexandria, MN 56308

Lodging Recommendations

(within 5-7 miles of training)

Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott

4929 Sanibel Dr, Alexandria, MN 56308

Holiday Inn Alexandria

5637 Highway 29 S, Alexandria, MN 56308

Hampton Inn & Suites

2705 S Broadway St, Alexandria, MN 56308

About this Course

Course 201: Power Line Design & Staking, Level 2

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

Hours: 21    CEUs: 2.1(PDHs: 21)

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.  

NOTE: Students need to bring a copy of the current 2023 NESC to class (not included in course materials) and a scientific calculator (one was provided in the Level 1 class - graphing function not required).

Registration Deadline

Deadline for registration is August 11, 2023. 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 Aug 11, 2023 are entitled to a full refund of their registration fee. Registrants who cancel after Aug 11, 2023 will not receive a refund, but attendee substitutions will be allowed for this event only. Registrants and no-shows who do not cancel by Aug 11, 2023 are responsible for the full registration.

Registration & Price

Power Line Design & Staking - Level 2

August 29-31, 2023 - Alexandria, MN



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 - $1695/person

3 or more registrations from same utility receive additional 5% discount!

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