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read, watch, and learn the life of a lineman!

By Ali Birchfield | 2020/12/30

Have you ever wondered about the everyday life of linework? Maybe you’re an eager high school student ready to embark on the journey of becoming a lineman or perhaps you just want to be an informed citizen and show better appreciation to those who keep your power on. Either way, we’ve compiled a list of…

2020 holiday gift guide from elevated gear

By Ali Birchfield | 2020/12/07

The holiday season is drawing near and you may be completely stumped on what to get that special someone in your life. Never fear, the 2020 Elevated Gear holiday gift guide is here! With gifts ranging from wallets to coozies, sweatshirts, watches and even children’s coloring books – we’re here to elevate your shopping this holiday season!

why we are thankful for linemen (and why you should be, too)

By Ali Birchfield | 2020/11/25

The holiday season is officially upon us and while you prepare your list of things to be thankful for this year, consider adding another name to your list: linemen. While you might not know one by name, you’ve had many risk their life for you.  Linemen have been around since the foundation of electricity. Between…

do you need professional training to enter the electrical utility industry?

By Ali Birchfield | 2020/11/23

If you’ve always dreamed of becoming an electrical lineworker, you probably have a good idea of what the job entails. If not, you may be considering linework as a future career, but are unsure of the requirements to get you there. Either way, you’re probably asking yourself: “Do I need professional training to enter the…

the importance of continued education

By Jared Anders | 2020/11/20

Whether you stepped right into an apprenticeship at your local utility company or went to school to become a lineman, the day you are done with schooling is an overwhelming sigh of relief. You no longer have to study for tests, write papers, or sit through painfully long lectures. You are free! Now it’s time…

class a commercial driver’s license: why you should already have it

By Ali Birchfield | 2020/11/13

Are you interested in starting your career in the electrical utility or communications industry? Maybe you’re wondering what will be required of you and how you can make yourself more hireable after you graduate lineman school or finish your apprenticeship! Either way, earning your commercial driver’s license (CDL) is a crucial step in turning a…