Posts tagged with National Lineworker Day Archives - Powerlines

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.

A Day in the Life of a Lineworker

Recognized as one of the most dangerous professions in the United States, lineworkers are known for their strong physical endurance, mental toughness and undeniable spirit of camaraderie. Every day, more than 117,000 of these skilled professionals help deliver electrical power from generating stations into homes, businesses and other facilities. Being… [ Keep reading ]