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Electric Utility Technology

EUTP 1166.

Basic AC Circuits

This course is required for all students enrolled in energy related technology programs.  It is designed to teach students the basic concepts of alternating current specific to the industrial worksite. Topics include series and parallel circuits, electromagnetism, transformers, motors, generators, circuit protection devices, and other key electrical components, and an overview of site and off-site electrical distribution.

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EUTP 1165

Basic DC Circuits

This course is designed for students enrolled in energy related technology programs.  It is designed to teach students the basic concepts of electricity, voltage, current, power, and resistance.  Topics include fundamental circuit laws and their applications on basic DC circuit analysis.  Series, parallel, and series-parallel DC circuits will be analyzed extensively.

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EUTP 2995

Power Systems Institute Capstone

This course is designed as the capstone for the Electric Utility Technology program. This course will examine and emphasize workplace practices including; workplace ethics, values, professionalism, diversity, time management strategies, corporate communications, and maintaining balance in life skills.

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EUTP 2000

Electric Utility Field Experience

Following successful completion of the second semester of the Electric Utility Technology program, qualified students are required to participate in a compensated, 10-week (40 hr/week) evaluated field experience. Work assignments begin in May and end in August.


 

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EUTP 2200

Electric Utility Practice IV Line Worker

Line Worker (Section 01):  Supervised practical applications of electrical overhead line worker job duties in a setting under direct supervision of FirstEnergy personnel. Emphasis on line equipment, hot line tools, power industrial trucks, and transmission (including wood pole, steel pole, ladder, and tower climbing).  Bucket, Pole Top, and Self Rescue will also be reviewed.  Safety topics include:  Spill Response, Live Line Tools, Hazardous Communications, and Accident Prevention Handbook review.

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EUTP 2100

Electric Utility Practice III Line Worker

Line Worker (Section 01): Supervised practical applications of electrical overhead line worker job duties in a setting under personal supervision of FirstEnergy personnel.  Emphasis on skills required to identify, install, and maintain primary underground residential distribution (URD) equipment, including various methods of troubleshooting URD primary and secondary circuits.  Grounding distribution circuits will also be learned.  Students will develop the knowledge and skill to safely perform rubber gloving assignments utilizing the insulate and isolate techniques, will pe

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EUTP 1200

Electric Utility Practice II

Line Worker (Section 01):  Supervised practical applications of electrical overhead line worker job duties in a setting under personal supervision of FirstEnergy personnel. Emphasis on skills required to perform work on secondary voltage circuits. Emphasis on the installation of services, street lighting, and secondary circuits, bucket truck familiarization and bucket rescue.  Overview of distribution electrical systems, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules are also included.

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EUTP 1100

Electric Utility Practice I

Line Worker (Section 01):  Supervised practical applications of electrical overhead line worker job duties in a setting under direct supervision of FirstEnergy personnel.

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