Carl Lee Davis, Administrative Specialist Power Lineman Program
Mountain Empire Community College

The Power Lineman Program is a 15-week program made of up 3 sections:

  • 2-weeks Worksite Safety
  • 10-weeks Power Lineman
  • 3-weeks Commercial Driver’s License Class A

Credit & Non-Credit Classes

Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Tuition Assistance Available

When: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. / Monday – Friday

Where: Mountain Empire Community College & Big Stone Gap Armory


  • 270 lb. Weight Limit
  • Good Physical Condition
  • Pass DOT Physical/Drug Test
  • Valid Driver’s License

Students should be aware that this is a physically demanding training program requiring heavy lifting, climbing, and outdoor activities in all weather conditions.