Advanced Lineworker 2017

16 Days
8 am to 2 pm
NEPPA Training Center
Littleton, MA













This one-year program, usually offered every other year, builds on the knowledge and skills lineworkers already possess. The program’s comprehensive,
four-week format covers the following content, and at the successful completion of the curriculum, students are awarded a certificate in Advanced Lineworker Skills.


This program will focus on the following major topics:


  • AC Refresher
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Voltage Regulators
  • Reclosers
  • Work with Energized Lines
  • Bucket Work
  • Engineering Fundamentals
  • Transformers
  • System Operation
  • Automation and Power Flow
  • Overhead and Underground Line Design
  • National Electric Safety Code
  • Trouble Investigation 



Members: $2,450
Non-Members: $3,675 




Please note:  Dates are subject to change
*we will only hold a program if we receive enough requests*


Dates for 2017:


Jan 10 - 13
Jan 31 - Feb 3
Feb 28 - Mar 3
Mar 21 - 24








Steve Socoby, Director of Training 


He has 36 years of hands on experience in all facets of operations, of public power utilities including: Line Superintendent; supervision of crews, maintenance, new construction, reliability and associated plant & sub-station responsibilities. He is a recognized expert in safety and OSHA compliance.


In his role of Director of Training, he is responsible for development and quality of safety & technical programs. He also oversees the line-workers’ school and teaches utility management and supervision, electronic controls and power-line operation programs.

Recognized as an industry leader and expert Steve has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Northeast Public Power Association and been recognized by the Maine State Legislature for his previous 30 Years of Distinguished Service. Steve attended the University of Maine at Orono.








NEPPA Training Center
200 New Estate Road
Littleton, MA 01460 



Hotel Room Blocks







NEPPA has set up room blocks at the following hotels:


Courtyard Boston Littleton
102 Constitution Ave.
Littleton, MA 01460


Book your corporate rate online for Northeast Public Power Assocation (NEPPA)

If calling, request a reservation under NEPPA code



Hilton Garden Inn Devens
59 Andrews Parkway
Devens, Massachusetts 01434

Book your corporate rate online for Northeast Public Power Assocation (NEPPA)

If calling, please reference NEPPA for corporate rate (client id N3003696)



SpringHill Suites by Marriott Devens
27 Andrews Parkway
Devens, Massachusetts 01434

King Bedded Rooms (NPEK/KSTE)

Queen/Queen Bedded Rooms (NPEL/QQST)

Please call 978-772-3030 and provide the group code NEPO



Westford Regency
219 Littleton Road
Westford, MA 01886

Please call 978-692-8200 and ask for the Negotiated Rate for NEPPA