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City Light Tradeswomen Shine at Annual Awards Ceremony

Congratulations are in order for Transmission Right-of-Way Crew Chief Margaret (Peggy) Owens and Lineworker Apprentice Erika Belsby who were recognized by Washington Women in Trades (WWIT) with top awards for their commitment and contributions to the skilled trades. Peggy was named Tradeswoman of the Year, and Erika is the recipient… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Sam Heck

Sam Heck joined City Light in February as part of the pre-apprentice line worker program. “I really enjoy this program,” Sam shared. “It’s rewarding to see the finished product at the end of a job. I can look up at a new pole with a transformer and service wires and… [ Keep reading ]

Q&A with City Light’s Pre-Apprentice Lineworkers

In the spirit of celebrating Lineworker Appreciation Day, it’s important to recognize the different steps to becoming a lineworker. And there is no better group to share the start of that journey than City Light’s pre-apprentice lineworkers. The Seattle City Light Pre-Apprenticeship (PAL) Program designates 1,040 hours of training that… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: James Alexander

James Alexander discusses his journey at Seattle City Light from pre-apprentice lineworker to overhead crew chief.