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Craft Tour Poster #5 - Pipeline Operator, Power Line Worker & Solar Photovoltaic

Craft Tour Poster #5 - Pipeline Operator, Power Line Worker & Solar Photovoltaic

Regular price $35.00 USD
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The craft professional posters highlight three craft areas per poster. This poster features the pipeline operator, power line worker and solar photovoltaic installer.

This poster is 17”x 44” and sold individually. Allow four to six weeks for delivery because this item is printed on demand. Please note that due to this item being print on demand, it can not be returned or exchanged.


Poster Content

Power Line Worker

WAGES: $33.76 Hourly / $70,217 Annual*

Are you an adrenaline junkie? If so, the thrill of being perched on a high-voltage power line or being lowered onto a transformer from a hovering helicopter may appeal to you. Electrical power-line workers install and maintain the power grid that moves electricity from generating plants to customers. They routinely work with high voltage electricity, ranging from less than 10,000 volts to hundreds of thousands of volts. Line workers on the interstate power grids travel to locations throughout a large region to maintain transmission lines and towers.


Education: Two to three years of classroom and on-the-job training. A high school diploma or G.E.D. is required for most employer training programs. Special certifications may be necessary for advanced utilities.


Qualifications: Physical fitness, ability to climb, love of heights, ability to distinguish colors.


Pipeline Operator

WAGES: $25.70 Hourly / $53,460 Annual**

Do you dream about spending your days outdoors and traveling around the world? There are over two million miles of pipeline in the United States alone. As a pipeline operator, you are responsible for maintaining and repairing pipelines, pumping stations and tank farms. Pipeliners are trained to use sandblasting equipment to remove rust and foreign substances from meters and valves and also to use equipment such as backhoes, bulldozers and side booms. A typical day includes installing screw-pipe and manifold connections, using wrenches and pipe tongs, operating pumping equipment and pipe-wrapping machines.


Education: Two to three years of classroom and on-the-job training.


Qualifications: Pipeline skill assessment to qualify under the Department of Transportation’s regulation for Pipeline Operator Qualification is required. Pipeliners should also have good physical dexterity and hand-eye coordination.


Solar Photovoltaic Installer

WAGES: $20.08 Hourly / $41,770 Annual**

Is your dream job working under the sun? Why not capture that sustainable energy and become a solar photovoltaic installer? These craft professionals assemble, install and maintain the solar panels harnessing the sun’s power. Solar cells can come produced in panels, roof tiles, shingles or rolls of flexible panels. Every installation is unique, and electrical wiring is sometimes even connected to a main utility electrical grid.


Education: Two to four years of classroom and on-the-job training. Some previous electrical training is required.


Qualifications: Mechanical skills and electrical knowledge. Basic math and problem-solving skills, as well as attention to detail are helpful.

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