Power Line Design & Staking
San Marcos, TX
PLDS Level 1
San Marcos, TX
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
San Marcos Electric Utilities
Time & Location
March 14 - 16, 2023
8:30-4:00 (Central Time) Tue-Thu - Onsite Training
(final exam due online Fri, Mar 24)
City of San Marcos Public Service Complex
2217 E. McCarty Lane
San Marcos, TX 78666
(within 5-7 miles of training)
1001 E. McCarty Ln, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
451 Barnes Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
106 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
About this Course
Course 101: Power Line Design & Staking, Level 1
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 2023 NESC to class (not included in course materials).
Deadline for registration is February 28, 2023. Registrations will be confirmed via email, but participants are not guaranteed space in the class until payment is received. Thank you!
Registrants who cancel in writing on or before Feb 28, 2023 are entitled to a full refund of their registration fee. Registrants who cancel after Feb 28, 2023 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 28, 2023 are responsible for the full registration.
Registration & Price
Power Line Design & Staking - Level 1
March 14-16, 2023 - 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 - $1695/person
3 or more registrations from same utility receive additional 5% discount!