Power Line Design & Staking

San Marcos, TX

PLDS Level 3

San Marcos, TX

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

Sponsored by

San Marcos Electric Utilities

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Time & Location

October 20 - 23, 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 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 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 October 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 Oct 12, 2020 are entitled to a full refund of their registration fee. Registrants who cancel after Oct 12, 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 Oct 12, 2020 are responsible for the full registration.

Registration & Price

Power Line Design & Staking - Level 3

October 20-23, 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 Oct 12, 2020)

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