Segments in this Video

Line Installer: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:44)


Aubre Hammons does new installs, upgrades, and upkeep of electrical systems.

Line Installer: Career Beginnings (00:24)

Hammon took a lineman program at his local community college.

Line Installer: Keys for Success (00:24)

Hammon suggests that a questioning attitude and a willingness to learn will help a person succeed in this field.

Line Installer: Education and Certification Requirements (01:31)

Linemen cannot have a fear of heights. Safety training includes CPR and AED, which can be obtained during apprenticeship.

Line Installer: Workplace Atmosphere (01:28)

Line installers may be asked to work overtime and travel. The majority of the work is outdoors and cold weather clothing is provided.

Line Installer: Advice for Aspiring Pros (02:00)

An installer should be willing to learn, listen, and teach others what they have learned. Hammon encourages women to pursue this profession.

Line Installer: A Day on the Job (01:37)

After assignments are handed out and crews are selected, the truck is gassed up and Hammon heads out to the job site. Jobs vary from day to day.

Line Installer: Industry Goals and Services (01:11)

The industry goal is to provide a basic need to people without causing harm to the environment or individuals.

Line Installer: Industry Challenges (00:36)

The aging workforce and aging infrastructure are challenging for the industry.

Line Installer: Looking at the Future (00:40)

Repairing aging infrastructure will keep line installers busy for years to come. This profession is an opportunity for anyone who wants to earn good money and have a fulfilling job.

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Line Installer—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a line installer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Aubre Hammons talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success as a line installer and repairer. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 12 minutes

Item#: BVL166153

ISBN: 978-1-64481-295-2

Copyright date: ©2018

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