(308) 324-2386

Utility Line Camp

Thursday, May 25
8:00 a.m. – Noon

Dawson PPD Headquarters
75191 Rd 433
Lexington NE 68850
(South of Lexington I-80 exit)

 

Spaces are limited. Application deadline is April 28, 2023.

About The Utility Line Camp

The purpose of the camp is to introduce students to a lineworker career by providing hands-on activities that reflect common tasks on the job. Spaces are limited to ensure that students receive the best experience possible. Lunch is provided at the conclusion of the event.

Activities include:

  • Electrical safety demonstration
  • Bucket truck rides
  • Pole climbing
  • Underground boring
  • Utility equipment

The camp is open to students who will be an incoming sophomore, junior or senior. Participants must reside within Dawson PPD’s territory footprint. See the service area map and list of communities below for details.

Utility Line Camp

Dawson PPD Service Area

Eligible town residence:

Applicants and/or their parent/guardian(s) must reside within Dawson PPD territory boundaries or in one of the following towns:

Amherst

Brady

Cozad

Eddyville

Elm Creek

Elwood

Eustis

Farnam

Gibbon

Gothenburg

Hershey

Kearney

Lexington

Maxwell

Miller

North Platte

Odessa

Overton

Pleasanton

Ravenna

Riverdale

Shelton

Smithfield

Sumner

Utility Line Camp 2

What qualities make a good utility lineworker?

  • Hands-on learner
  • Respect safety protocols
  • Teamwork
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong math & communication skills
  • Comfortable with changing technology

What can I expect if I choose a career as a utility lineworker?

Dawson PPD offers the opportunity to ride along with a lineworker so you can see what the job entails. Contact Operations Manager Jeremy Kaiser to make arrangements. He can be reached by calling 308-324-2386 or email jkaiser (at) dawsonpower.com.

Where can i study utility line in nebraska?

Class sizes are limited in utility line programs. Dawson PPD advises those interested in enrolling to contact schools as early as possible.

  • Western Nebraska Community College – Alliance
  • Northeast Community College – Norfolk
  • Metropolitan Community College – Omaha

Utility Line Camp Application

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Location

75191 Rd. 433
PO Box 777
Lexington, NE 68850

Call

(308) 324-2386
(800) 752-8305

Hours

Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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