Power Line Design & Staking

Grawn, MI

PLDS Level 3

Grawn, MI

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

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Time & Location

Oct 5 - 8, 2020

8:00-4:00 Mon-Wed, 8:00-Noon Thu

Cherryland EC,  5930 US-31 S Grawn, MI 49637

Lodging Recommendation

Baymont by Wyndham
2326 N US Hwy 31 S - Traverse City, MI 49684

Fairfield Inn & Suites
3701 N Country Dr - Traverse City, MI 49684

Courtyard by Marriott
3615 S Airport Rd - Traverse City, MI 49684


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 Septemer 25, 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 Septemer 11, 2020 are entitled to a full refund of their registration fee. Registrants who cancel after Septemer 11, 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 Septemer 11, 2020 are responsible for the full registration.

Registration & Price

Power Line Design & Staking - Level 3

Oct 5-8, 2020 - Grawn, MI



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 Sep 11, 2019)

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