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Electrical Power Technician

Dodge City Community College
Electrical Power Technician

The Electrical Power Technician program trains you to work on electrical power systems’ construction and maintenance of high-voltage electrical power lines.

It includes training on the construction, maintenance, and repair of electric utility overhead and underground systems while learning to climb 40-feet and higher power poles. Combining online instruction with hands-on labs, Electrical Power Technician trainees learn and train in actual pole fields and earn industry-approved credentials. A student will learn the required skills necessary to begin a career in the electric maintenance field. This program is currently offered in Dodge City and Emporia.

Training Opportunities
Earn these Credentials in less than one year:

  • CPR & First Aid
  • Climbing Qualification Certification
  • High Angle Rescue Certification
  • CDL Certification
  • Electrical Power Technician Certification

Earn this Credential in one year or more:

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree

Career Pathways and Average Starting Wages

  • Technical Certificate: $16-$22 per hour
  • Technical Certificate + Third Semester: $18-$22 per hour
  • Associates of Applied Science Degree: $18-$22 per hour

Employment Opportunities

  • Municipalities
  • Rural Electric Association’s (REA’s)
  • Contractors

Contact Dodge City Community College:

Offers: Electrical Power Technician
Program contact: 620.227.9222 or | 800.367.3222