Power Line Design & Staking

Kissimmee, FL

PLDS Level 1

Kissimmee, FL

Overview—Workplace Safety

NESC Overview & Clearance Basics

Basic Electricity Overview

Use of Engineering & Drafting Tools

Distribution System Eqpt ID & Use

Ruling Span Calculations & Sag Charts

Transformer & Conductor Sizing Basics

Single Phase Mechanical Design

OH Line Design—Easements & ROW Issues

Power Systems Overview


Time & Location

February 18 - 21, 8:00am-4:30pm

Lackey Service Center

Kissimmee Utility Authority

2850 N. John Young Pkwy, 2nd Floor Kissimmee, FL 34741

Lodging Recommendation

Local Lodging List with discount information will be provided in course registration confirmation email

(average nightly rates $99-135/night)

About this Course

Course 101: Power Line Design & Staking, Level 1 – 3.5 days

Pre-requisite: None

Hours: 21    CEUs: 2.1(PDHs: 21)


In Level 1 Power Line Design and Staking, students will gain a strong foundation necessary to help them advance in the field of line design and staking. This class will include the basic engineering of overhead single-phase lines typically expected of beginning line design personnel. After completion of this course, participants will be able to complete overhead transformer and service conductor sizing, calculate accurate guy leads for both angle and dead end situations, interpret and implement sag charts in clearance design, and will be able to navigate the NESC in order to locate important rules and tables necessary for safe design. Course handbook, scientific calculator and class supplies provided (calculator needed for Levels 2-4 also). 


NOTE: Students need to bring a copy of the current 2017 NESC to class (not included in course materials).



Registration Deadline

Deadline for registration is February 07, 2020. 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 Jan 24, 2020 are entitled to a full refund of their registration fee. Registrants who cancel after Jan 24, 2020 will not receive a refund, but attendee substitutions will be allowed for this event only. Registrants and no-shows who do not cancel by Jan 24, 2020 are responsible for the full registration.

Registration & Price

Power Line Design & Staking - Level 1

February 18-21, 2020 - Kissimmee, FL



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 - $1,495/person ($1450 if register by Jan 24, 2020)

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