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Career Area: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-605-5
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230

Electrical Power Engineering Technician Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Electrician
Meter Technician
Power Operator
Industrial Electrician

Average Median Wage

$64891

Electrical Power Engineering Technician Programs

Electrical power engineering is critical to maintaining the infrastructure and health of the nation. In this program students will study fossil, hydro, and nuclear energy sources that supply energy to prime movers, turbines, and generators. Students learn the principles of high voltage energy transmission and how to analyze instrument readings. Students also learn how to determine the location of equipment, design wiring layouts, determine the routing of new power lines, and specify materials. In addition, you will learn about wire capacity and sag, guying, support structures, insulators, lightning arresters, switches, circuit breakers, and troubleshooting procedures. Plant loads, lighting, above and below ground systems, transformers, grounding practices, relaying, and protection are also covered.

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