Learn More About the ALBAT Cable Splicer Technician Apprenticeship Program
Throughout their apprenticeship, Apprentices in the American Line Builders Apprenticeship Training (ALBAT) program are able to earn while they learn, meaning that they get paid while having on-the-job experience in their field of study.
While working toward completing their ALBAT apprenticeship, students are required to attend mandatory related training classes, complete course material and attend several certification and qualification training courses. The training they receive enhance their opportunity for success in the outside electrical construction industry.
Cable Splicing Technicians are responsible for installations, repairs, maintenance and replacement in the outside electrical industry.
Cable Splicer Technician Apprentice will develop skills through employment in the following areas:
Fault Locating and Cable Testing
Cable, finding faults and testing cable on de-energized underground installations using various technologies
Risers and Overhead Connections
Framing of risers, termination of primary underground cable, and connection of both primary and secondary cables to de‐energized distribution system
Switching, Grounding and Circuit Mapping
Identify circuits and other equipment on a circuit map, properly isolate, test, and ground de‐energized underground cables, switch circuits following utility standards
Rubber Kits and Tape Splicing
Splice cables using rubber kits and tape on de‐energized cables in manholes and direct bury
Manhole Work Near Energized Cables
Pull, splice, ground and rack de‐energized cables in energized manholes
Splice lead cable in manholes and risers, splice different cables together (lead to XLP or lead to EPR)