Lineworker occupations are among the most physically demanding but highest-paying careers in the nation, and Texas employs more than any other state. In TSTC's Electrical Lineworker program, you'll perform practical exercises on the safe use and operation of lineworker climbing gear, equipment and tools in an authentic utility training environment. To earn high wages in this exciting career, you must be able to work at elevated heights for long hours in all weather conditions. This industry is for those who want to reap the rewarding benefits of a high-demand career
To earn high wages in this exciting career, you must be able to work at elevated heights for long hours in all weather conditions. No fear of heights here. This industry is for those who want to reap the rewarding benefits of a high-demand career. And those rewards come without risk, thanks to TSTC's new Money-Back Guarantee. If you complete an associate degree in Electrical Lineworker and the Get-a-Job program and don't have a job within six months of graduating, TSTC will refund your tuition.
Please note: Candidates for this program will be required upon entry to provide a Valid Class C Driver's License, a valid Social Security Card (Authorized to work in the US), 18 years of age, DOT Physical Medical Examination Report and Certificate, and provide a copy of a Non-Certified Driving Record from the Department of Motor Vehicles for each state they have resided during the last 7 years without warrants or pending criminal charges.
The Non-Certified Driving Record will have to be provided a second time, no more than 30 days prior to driving in the CVOP 1301 Commercial Driver's License Driving Skills Class. A passing DOT Drug Screen will also need to be provided at this time. Out-of-State students will be required to enter the program with a Class A Commercial Driver's License from their state of origin, or must stay in local housing or dorms to be eligible to change residency to the State of Texas while enrolled in classes.
A PDF of instructions on how to order a driver record for the Electrical Lineworker program can be found here.
Electrical Lineworker Technology is available at the Fort Bend County, Harlingen, Marshall and Waco campuses.
First-Year Seminar Requirement Students are required to enroll in the First-Year Seminar course, TSTC 1101, in their first semester attending TSTC unless they have completed more than 24 credit hours. Please see detailed information regarding the course and exemptions in the Advising section under First-Year Seminar course.
*This program is eligible for a Money-Back Guarantee.
Because this program may prepare you for an occupational license, click here to read additional information about HB1508 Occupational License Eligibility.