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The best high-voltage line servicing team will be decided in Smolensk

23 July 2010

The competitors have to pass six stages. Theoretical knowledge of working regulations, instructions and standards will be checked using software system “Сenturion” at the first stage. Within frameworks of the other five stages power engineers will demonstrate practical skills in first-aid dressing, elimination of fire hazard at wire damage, connection of stub of wires of anchor metal support, renewal of insulation and removal of foreign object from HVL wires. Skill in work with gasoline-powered saw will be additional, out-of-competition stage.

“Competition is a holiday of experience and knowledge. High qualification of personnel, competitiveness and up-to-date technologies ensure adequate level of competition holding. I am sure that coming event will be new step in increase of level of reliability of electric power grid operation”, — Sergey Shumakher, Deputy General Director for Technical Policy of IDGC of Centre, noted.

In final commemorative souvenirs will be presented to all participants of the competition, and diplomas, medals and valuable prizes will be awarded to three the best. Top prize is autohydraulic hoist. The jury will decide the best foreman and the best 35—110 kv HVL servicing electrician according to the questioning results.

Category “Professional skill competition” is available on IDGC of Centre’s web-site. It contains information on all teams — participants of the competition, schedule of competition stages, as well as allows to monitor the course of the competition in real-time mode. Even today those who wish may address the words of support in the sub-category “Support your team”. You may participate in creation of rating of team as well having voted for one of them.

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