Lineman Carter & Cody

Lineman is a skilled trades position.  For HWEC linemen, they are required to complete a 4-year apprentice program which includes 8,000 hours of on-the-job training as well as classroom training at (COLT) Central Ohio Lineworker Training. On-the-job training includes specific HWEC safety standards, Rural Utility Services drawings and line construction specifications and HWEC policy and procedures. Linemen are challenged both intellectually and physically in their positions.   

Ways to become a qualified candidate

  • acquire your Class A Commercial Driver’s License
  • acquire lineman entry level education

Lineman entry level education options (HWEC does not endorse any of these programs nor is this an all-inclusive list)

  • Mid- East Career and Technology Center – Zanesville, Ohio
  • Southeast Lineman Training Center – Trenton, GA
  • Northwest Lineman College – locations at Florida, Idaho, Texas and California
  • CTEC – Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County – Newark, Ohio