Training goes underground

Electric system repairs can be complicated. That’s particularly true for buried lines or underground residential distribution (URD) as the system is known in the power industry.

OPPD line technicians go through intense URD training during their apprenticeship so they’re better equipped to handle issues when they arise.

Click on the above video to see what they’re up against and how they prepare to fix problems to return service to our customer owners as safely and quickly as possible.

Jodi Baker

About Jodi Baker

Jodi Baker writes stories and shoots videos for The Wire. Jodi was a television news reporter before she came to work for OPPD as a media specialist in 2013. She's married with two children (a boy and a girl), who keep her and her husband, Dave, hopping. Busy and blessed.

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