Monday, July 22, 2013

Austin Energy Line Workers Demonstrate Skills, Knowledge at Statewide Event

Austin Energy linemen, including journeyman teams and apprentices, participated in the 17th Annual Texas Lineman's Rodeo competition and training event this past weekend in Seguin, Texas. 

Thirty-nine journeyman teams and 67 apprentices representing electric cooperatives, investor-owned and municipally owned utilities from across Texas participated. Competitors performed a range of electric system maintenance or repairs to test safety, speed and quality of work. Utility poles and lines were set up for the event. 

Austin Energy won 1st and 3rd place in the Municipal Division for journeyman teams. Images are of our competitors in action!