Power Line Design & Staking
San Marcos, TX
PLDS Level 3
San Marcos, TX
Pole & Pole Top Component Loading
Underground System Design - Transformer & Service Loading
NESC Exceptions & Specifics
Conductor Sag & Tension
San Marcos Electric Utilities
Time & Location
August 15 - 17, 2023
8:30-4:00 (Central Time) Tue-Thu - Onsite Training
(final exam due online Fri, August 25)
City of San Marcos Public Service Complex
2217 E. McCarty Lane
San Marcos, TX 78666
(within 5-7 miles of training)
1001 E. McCarty Ln, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
451 Barnes Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
106 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
About this Course
Pre-requisite: Successful completion of Power Line Design & Staking, Level 1 & 2
Hours: 21 UTS CEUs: 2.1
In Level 3 Power Line Design and Staking, students will build on the foundation created in the prerequisite courses, Levels 1 and 2 and are introduced to underground line design. 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 complete the layout and design of most overhead and underground projects. Students will also 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, and estimate sag on uneven terrain. 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).
Deadline for registration is August 1, 2023. Registrations will be confirmed via email, but participants are not guaranteed space in the class until payment is received. Thank you!
Registrants who cancel in writing on or before August 1, 2023 are entitled to a full refund of their registration fee. Registrants who cancel after August 1, 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 August 1, 2023 are responsible for the full registration.
Registration & Price
Power Line Design & Staking - Level 3
August 15-17, 2023 - San Marcos, TX
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!