Training & Development

Tree & Right-of-Way

Line Clearance Arborist Course

  • Climber course is designed for employees’ that are serious about learning basic climbing techniques safely as well as skills advancement.
  • This course is available to all employees seeking climbing training from beginners to climbers with little or no climbing experience.
  • The course is 8 days long
  • Employees will undergo are, repetitive (practiced over and over) and intensive (physically demanding)
  • Successful completion provides no guarantee of skill advancement. Your continued ability to work safe, maintain good attendance and provide a quality finished product for your manager will be your ticket to advancement.
  • Schedules of up-coming climber courses will be sent to all operations managers.

Modular Based Trainings

  • Our modular trainings are instructor-led trainings that cover topics from proper equipment usage and safe climbing technique to specialized arborist trainings and new employee orientations focusing on relevant information to Penn Line safety policies and safe work practices.
  • Job specific modular trainings are more in-depth trainings and are generally designed as 2 to 4-hour field training sessions where Penn Line Field Training Associate or other company approved instructors will speak to and/or demonstrate specific work-related techniques.
  • Coordination and scheduling of these specific trainings generally occurs between the employee’s immediate supervisor and a Field Training Associate.

Skill Advancement and Assessment

  • Specific Skills Class Verification forms that are used to track an employee’s progress to obtaining a worker classification. These forms are generally completed by the employee’s crew leader/foreman who has the ability to instruct and demonstrate the required skills.
  • Newly hired employees have an introductory period of 30 days to allow them time to demonstrate to their immediate supervisor the skills required for the classification to which they were hired.
  • Upon completion of any required testing and demonstrating proficiency in all the skills, employees will be certified to their newly obtained classification.

Tri County Electric

Commercial Electric Apprenticeship Program

The Tri County Electric Co., Inc, Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee provides a four (4) year commercial electrician apprenticeship program, which is certified by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship Training.  This program is offered exclusively for eligible Tri County Electric Co., Inc. apprentice employees participating in on-the-job and other (classroom) related learning in order to become a Journeyworker as recognized in the trade.

This allows for optimum career and self-development opportunities for all employees, while at the same time bringing success to the business. We supply the tools and support so that each employee can achieve their maximum growth potential through creativity, performance, and a challenging work environment. By having this advantage over our competition, we feel our position in the industry will continue to be a strong and growing one for years to come. More information can be found on our TCE Apprentice Program Flyer or by visiting www.dol.gov

 

Training and Development

This allows for optimum career and self-development opportunities for all employees, while at the same time bringing success to the business. We supply the tools and support so that each employee can achieve their maximum growth potential through creativity, performance, and a challenging work environment. By having this advantage over our competition, we feel our position in the industry will continue to be a strong and growing one for years to come. More information can be found on our TCE Apprentice Program Flyer or by visiting www.dol.gov