Power Line Design & Staking

Brighton, CO

PLDS Level 3

Brighton, CO

D.O.T. Projects

Pole & Pole Top Component Loading

Insulation Loading

Cross-arm Loading

Underground System Design - Transformer & Service Loading

NESC Exceptions & Specifics

Conductor Sag & Tension

Mechanical Analysis & Design for 3-Phase Pole with OH Guy & Stub Pole

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Time & Location

June 2 - 5, 2020

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

United Power EC Headquarters, 500 Cooperative Way Brighton, CO 80603

Lodging Recommendation

(within 5-7 miles of training)

Hampton Inn & Suites Denver Northeast - Brighton 

992 Platte River Blvd Brighton, CO 80601

(303) 654-8055 Rates start at approx $120/night

About this Course

Course 301: Power Line Design & Staking, Level 3 - 3.5 days

Pre-requisite: Successful completion of Power Line Design & Staking, Levels 1 and 2

Hours: 21    CEUs: 2.1(PDHs: 21)

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 handbook 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 May 18, 2020. Registrations will be confirmed via email, but participants are not guaranteed space in the class until payment is received. Registrations accepted after March 6, as space allows. Thank you!

Cancellations/No Shows/Substitutions

Registrants who cancel in writing on or before May 18, 2020 are entitled to a full refund of their registration fee. Registrants who cancel after May 18, 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 Feb 21, 2020 are responsible for the full registration.

Registration & Price

Power Line Design & Staking - Level 3

June 2-5, 2020 - Brighton, CO



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 May 11, 2020)

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