PUI: Overhead Distribution System Designs & Layouts

Starts:  Jun 4, 2019 8:00 AM (ET)
Ends:  Jun 6, 2019 3:00 PM (ET)


Who Should Attend:

This three-day course is designed for engineers and technicians who are new to the power industry or new to overhead distribution. It is also appropriate for engineers or experienced technicians who are cross-training within a utility and are looking to broaden their understanding of overhead distribution systems. Knowledge of electric system equipment and the NESC is a prerequisite for this course.  


The curriculum reviews the design, layout and requirements for engineering an overhead distribution system. Some of the topics that will be covered include: Code Requirements, Conductors, Poles, and General Field Layout.The curriculum includes course work to ensure opportunities to apply the concepts presented during class.

Upon completion of this course, participants will have the skills to design and layout an overhead pole line.

Students should come to the class with an understanding of by what means their utility is required to meet the requirements of the NESC:

1) By their State Utility Commission

2) By State Statutes

3) Not required, done by the choice of the Utility


  • David Beutel, Senior Technical Support Specialist at The United Illuminating Company. Attended Naugatuck Valley Community College.
  • Howard Loso, Lead Engineer in Distribution Standards at The United Illuminating Company. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the United States Military Academy (West Point).

  • John Minardi, Supervisor in the Power Delivery Overhead and Underground Department. Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering from Naugatuck Valley Community College.

  • Jacob G Musto, Customer Field Services, Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering from Housatonic Community College. Currently attending Fairfield University for BSEE with a math minor, expected graduation date 2021.


Member Type Tuition Rate
  Host:   $575
  Members:  $695
  Non-Members:  $1,250



register.jpegSpace is limited and registrations are accepted on a first-requested, first-honored basis. Cancellations are accepted up until two weeks prior to the event date.  Substitutions may be made at any time.


Agenda & Syllabus

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact ECNE at (603) 626-4602.


The United Illuminating Co./AVANGRID
100 Marsh Hill Road
Orange, CT 06477