Journeyman Events 2017
Below are the 2017 Public Power Lineworkers Journeyman event descriptions.
Event 1: Hurtman Rescue
Team members will rescue a “hurtman” mannequin from the top of a pole. This annual event reinforces the importance of safety and camaraderie when performing line work.
Event 2: Alley Arm Insulator Changeout
This is a simulated 4kV energize event on a three phase straight line circuit with a single eight foot wooden crossarm braced with a seven foot alley arm brace. The event will consist of changing out the center phase 12kV insulator that is tied in with a preformed tie.
Event 3: Transformer Changeout
His event is simulated energized at 12kV. Teams will replace a 15 kva transformer weighing approximately 235 lbs. on a single phase straight-line overhead structure with #2 triplex secondary wire. The old transformer will be lowered to the ground and then pulled back up simulating a new transformer.
Event 4: Mystery Event
Competitors will find out the mystery event on Friday during the PM Training Session and Q&A at the State Fair Grounds Motor Cross Track.