"The operations management team is very pleased with the caliber of apprentices who have attended the T&D PowerSkills classes. The management team attends each field testing and are very satisfied with the apprentices' abilities."
Our new Transformer Connections 1 & 2 updates are now available for purchase! We broke up the original unit into two comprehensive units, covering basic theory to advanced application, with new narrator footage and high-definition illustrations.
We offer the best way to train your employees with our all new Learning Management System Click here to sign up for your free trial. Contact Us for more info (866) 880-1380
Allows training in remote work areas with robust field proficiency documentation management.
T&D PowerSkills is a comprehensive 78-title video and workbook based lineman training program geared to instruct electric utility lineworkers with up-to-date, safety-related work practices and technical skills related to the installation, maintenance, and removal of transmission and distribution systems.
The individual units can be structured to support any type of company-designed lineworker apprenticeship program from apprentice to journeyman level, and can be used as a four year, 8000 hour apprenticeship program.
Currently, over 350 utilities and powerline contractors use the T&D PowerSkills material.
To be recognized as the standard in lineman training
To provide relevant and updated lineman training solutions that focus on the best work practices in the electric utility industry
A special message for our customers regarding the virus. Following guidance from the State of Louisiana, operations at our office in Alexandria have been placed on hiatus to combat the spread of his deadly virus. We are still answering and fielding phone calls and emails, and will diligently work to complete all orders as soon as it is safe for our staff to do so once the order is lifted, presently scheduled for April 12. Stay safe! Louisiana Emergency Order
If you use Genie lifts (Terex), be aware that Genie has issued a safety advisory over several models of Genie lifts which have a turntable bolt failure issue. Contact Genie online for more information: https://lnkd.in/ep2H27g
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today renewed a national strategic partnership agreement with the Electrical Transmission and Distribution (ET&D) Construction Contractors; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW); and related trade associations to protect the safety and health of line workers, and other electrical transmission and distribution industry workers.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Tower King II Inc. after three employees suffered fatal injuries while attempting to install a new antenna on a communications tower in Miami.
T&D PowerSkills is pleased to announce the launch of it's updated Cable Splicing 1 training unit. Cable Splicing 1 has been updated to comply with the latest OSHA regulations and Industry Best Practices. The updated training unit features new high definition video, graphics, 3D simulations, and modern equipment.
Two projects will bring low-cost renewable energy to American customers
The U.S. State Dept. has approved nearly $2 billion of high-voltage transmission lines that will bring low-cost Canadian renewable energy to the U.S. The department on Dec. 5 approved construction of the $1.2-billion New England Clean Power Link, between eastern Canada and Vermont, and last month green-lighted the $710-million Great Northern Transmission Line, between Manitoba and Minnnesota.
T&D PowerSkills, LLC
3504 Parliament Ct.
Alexandria, LA 71303
Office Phone: (318) 767-5802
Sales Manager: (318) 880-2259
April 18, 2021
On this year's Lineman Appreciation Day, join us in expressing our gratitude for the men and women who keep the lights on! Lineworkers provide an invaluable service to their communities, and we are grateful for them every day!
T&D PowerSkills would like to thank all of the participating attendees to our first ever T&D Trainers Conference held in New Orleans in March. Over the course of the week, attendees participated in leadership training, industry panel discussions, and learned about the next generation of online training delivery. As we look toward the future, we'll build on what we've learned in planning a future conference. Stay tuned for more details.
We are proud to welcome another college to the family of T&D PowerSkills users! Northwest Iowa Community College was awarded the educational grant from ISPC (Institute for Safety in Powerline Construction), allowing them to use the full T&D PowerSkills lineworker training program! We look forward to partnering in their success! Congrats on the grant, and thank you, ISPC!
Farmington Electric Utility System (FEUS) has joined the T&D PowerSkills family of LMS users. They are owned and operated by the City of Farmington, in northwest New Mexico. FEUS covers 1,718 square miles, encompassing much of San Juan County and a small portion of Rio Arriba County, serving about 46,000 metered customers. We look forward to helping them train their lineworkers to be the very best!