Electric Utility Technology | Pierpont C&TC
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Jones, Jhaye

Program Coordinator, EUT/PSI
304-367-4931
ATC Office 221B
500 Galliher Drive Fairmont, WV
Office Hours: 
Wednesday & Friday 10:00AM-3:00PM
Program Purpose: 

Electric Utility Technology (also known as the Power Systems Institute [PSI]) is a contractual program with FirstEnergy. Courses are offered through Pierpont Community & Technical College and the EUTP Practice courses I-IV are provided by FirstEnergy. The curriculum provides students with a variety of educational activities and experiences that will prepare them for mid-level positions in the electric utility industry as line workers or substation electricians.

For more information on the EUT Program please click HERE and fill out the form.

Student Learning Outcomes: 
  • Demonstrate the skills, professional values, and ethics necessary to function in a line worker or substation electrician position in the electric utility industry
  • Demonstrate effective communication with customers and co-workers
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform basic mechanical, electrical, and construction activities to support an electrical distribution system
  • Implement safe work practices during all on-the-job and off-the-job activities
Opportunities: 

Graduates of the Electric Utility Technology program may accept positions such as: electric utility line worker, cableman, electrical utility foreman, electrical line supervisor, electrical line contractor, substation electrician.

 

Information Session

FirstEnergy’s Power Systems Institute – Information Session
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Location: Robert H Mollohan Research Center
Time: 10am-Noon
 

To learn more about the career and to "get invited" to a FirstEnergy Power Systems Institute information session, click here.

 
 
Contact
For more information on the Electric Utility Technology program, contact: Jennifer Farlow, PC&TC Coordinator for Admissions, Special Programs, at 1.304.534.7865, or Jennifer.Farlow@pierpont.edu; or contact Robin Micco at FirstEnergy – 1.301.582.5279 or rmicco@firstenergycorp.com.
 
Program Specific Admission Requirements: 
  • First-time students must be admitted to Pierpont Community & Technical College.  High school transcripts or GED documents must by on file with Pierpont by August 1. 
  • Transfer students must be admitted to Pierpont Community & Technical College and submit official transcripts from other institutions.
  • All students must be academically eligible for college level math and English.  Academic eligibility may be established with ACT, SAT, COMPASS or other approved placement scores. Placement testing must be completed by May 22.
  • All students must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • All students are subject to a background screening for criminal and driving records conducted by FirstEnergy.
  • All students are subject to a physical capabilities test administered by FirstEnergy.
  • All students are subject to a Department of Transportation CDL physical and provide a copy of the Medical Examiner's Certificate to First Energy.
  • All students must meet all hands-on training requirements as part of FirstEnergy’s selection process.
  • All students must complete an interview with FirstEnergy.
  • This program does not support part-time attendance. 
Program Total Credit Hours: 
60 CHs
Support Coursework: 
21 CHs

BUSN 2210

Human Relations in Business
3
CH(s)

COM 2200

Introduction to Communication
3
CH(s)

ENGL 1104

Written English I
3|4
CH(s)

FINC 2230

Financial Literacy
3
CH(s)

MTH 1203

Applied Math for Industry
3
CH(s)

OFAD 1150

Computer Concepts and Applications
3
CH(s)

PHY 1068

Technical and Physical Science
3
CH(s)

PSYG 1101

Introduction to Psychology
3
CH(s)
Program Specific Required Coursework: 
39 CHs

DRFT 1200

Print Reading
1
CH(s)

ENRG 1010

Fluids I
3
CH(s)

ENRG 1020

Mechanics I
3
CH(s)

ENRG 1030

Electrical Machinery I
3
CH(s)

ENRG 2040

Industrial Safety
3
CH(s)

EUTP 1100

Electric Utility Practice I
3
CH(s)

EUTP 1165

Basic DC Circuits
3
CH(s)

EUTP 1166.

Basic AC Circuits
3
CH(s)

EUTP 1200

Electric Utility Practice II
3
CH(s)

EUTP 2000

Electric Utility Field Experience
0
CH(s)

EUTP 2100

Electric Utility Practice III Line Worker
4
CH(s)

EUTP 2200

Electric Utility Practice IV Line Worker
4
CH(s)

EUTP 2995

Power Systems Institute Capstone
3
CH(s)
Model Schedule
Fall Semester

EUTP 1100

Electric Utility Practice I
3
CH(s)

EUTP 1165

Basic DC Circuits
3
CH(s)

MTH 1203

Applied Math for Industry
3
CH(s)

OFAD 1150

Computer Concepts and Applications
3
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
12 CHs
Spring Semester

ENGL 1104

Written English I
3|4
CH(s)

EUTP 1166.

Basic AC Circuits
3
CH(s)

EUTP 1200

Electric Utility Practice II
3
CH(s)

PHY 1168

Technical Physical Science
3
CH(s)

PSYG 1101

Introduction to Psychology
3
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
15 CHs
Summer Semester

EUTP 2000

Electric Utility Field Experience
0
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
0 CHs
Fall Semester

COM 2200

Introduction to Communication
3
CH(s)

DRFT 1200

Print Reading
1
CH(s)

ENRG 1010

Fluids I
3
CH(s)

ENRG 1020

Mechanics I
3
CH(s)

ENRG 2040

Industrial Safety
3
CH(s)

EUTP 2100

Electric Utility Practice III Line Worker
4
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
17 CHs
Spring Semester

BUSN 2210

Human Relations in Business
3
CH(s)

ENRG 1030

Electrical Machinery I
3
CH(s)

EUTP 2200

Electric Utility Practice IV Line Worker
4
CH(s)

EUTP 2995

Power Systems Institute Capstone
3
CH(s)

FINC 2230

Financial Literacy
3
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
16 CHs
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