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This program is delivered in partnership between Duquesne Light and CCAC and is held at the Duquesne Light location in the Woods Run Complex on New Beaver Avenue, Pittsburgh. Students interested in the Electrical Distribution Technology program should review the selection criteria, at www.duquesnelight.com/careers and enter requisition ID 5441. The deadline to apply is April 2, 2017.
Also see Electrical Distribution Technology (702.1).
The Electrical Distribution Technology program is an Associate of Science degree program that prepares students for an entry-level position in the electrical utility industry. Students will work as maintenance/installation technicians on electrical distribution systems and electrical substations. Graduates of the program will have had classroom, hands-on and on-the-job training in the electric utility industry that meets the requirements for an entry level position.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
To graduate in the Electrical Distribution Technology program, students must obtain a commercial driver’s license. Drug screening is required to comply with job safety standards.The Electrical Distribution Technology program is open to all students meeting program admission criteria. The program, developed with Duquesne Light, is scheduled based on industry need. Applicants must attend an orientation session and successfully complete a forty (40) hour basic wood pole climbing course prior to enrollment into the certificate program.Students must complete the certificate in Electrical Distribution Technology program and take an additional 25 credits to obtain an associate’s degree.