Power Line Design & Staking

San Marcos, TX

PLDS Level 2

San Marcos, TX

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

Sponsored by

San Marcos Electric Utilities

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Time & Location

June 23-26, 2020

8:30-4:30 Tue-Thu, 8:30-Noon Fri

Dunbar Park 801 W. MLK Drive San Marcos, TX 78666

Lodging Recommendation

(within 5-7 miles of training)

Wingate by Wyndham

108 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA

Comfort Suites

104 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA

Hampton Inn & Suites

106 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA

About this Course

Course 201: Power Line Design & Staking, Level 2 - 3.5 days

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 2017 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 June 12, 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 May 29, 2020 are entitled to a full refund of their registration fee. Registrants who cancel after May 29, 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 May 29, 2020 are responsible for the full registration.


Registration & Price

Power Line Design & Staking - Level 2

June 23-26, 2020 - 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 - $1495/person ($1450 if register by Mar 29, 2020)

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