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Bucket Truck Donated to Electric Line Program

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The Electric Line Construction Technology program at Nash Community College recently received a bucket truck donated by Edgecombe-Martin County Electric Membership Corporation (EMC). With the addition, students will gain the necessary skills to effectively operate a bucket truck prior to entering the workforce.

“Nash Community College’s Electric Line Construction Technology curriculum is known throughout the state for preparing students for real-world careers in rural and utility settings. Employers know NCC graduates have mastered workforce competencies before being hired, and are ready to face the demands of utility work,” Wendy Marlowe, NCC Vice President of Corporate and Economic Development/Chief Economic Development Officer said.

NCC students learn elements of electricity, overhead pole and electrical line construction, safety codes and applications, electric power systems, transformer installations, and more. An emphasis on safety is embedded in the program as students earn OSHA, CDL and CPR certifications during training. For more information, please call (252) 451-8379.

Pictured above from left: NCC Electric Line Construction Technology Instructor, Jon O’Boyle; NCC Electric Line Construction Technology Instructor, Brandon Shook; Edgecombe-Martin County EMC Manager of Operations, John Abrams; Edgecombe-Martin County EMC Vice President of Engineering and Operations, Mike Johnson; NCC Vice President of Corporate and Economic Development/Chief Economic Development Officer, Wendy Marlowe; NCC President, Dr Bill Carver; NCC Vice President of Advancement and NCC Foundation Executive Director, Pam Ballew; Edgecombe-Martin County EMC C.E.O., Winston Howell; NCC Recruiter Retention Specialist, Bebe Wall; NCC Vice President for Instruction and Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Trent Mohrbutter; Edgecombe-Martin County EMC Vice President of Human Resources, Lisa Tolson; and the NCC 2018 Spring Electric Line Academy.