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.
- 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.
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:
What qualities make a good utility lineworker?
- Hands-on learner
- Respect safety protocols
- 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
What other opportunities are available?
Dawson PPD Utility Line Scholarship
Nebraska Rural Electric Association Youth Energy Leadership Camp
The application deadline was April 28, 2023.
75191 Rd. 433
PO Box 777
Lexington, NE 68850
Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.