Byron Martin Advanced Technology Center offers electrical techno

Byron Martin Advanced Technology Center offers electrical technologies programs

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

High schools students we're shown a different side of electrical work Monday. 

Linemen with South Plains Electric Cooperative demonstrated the utility side of the trade. It was a chance for students to learn electrical technologies and explore career options. 

The Byron Martin Advanced Technology Center offers many different programs, but this is the first year electrical technologies are being offered in nearly a decade. 

"It's huge for the city because there's a huge boom in buildings, new homes, and construction," Blake Collins, electrical technology instructor, said. "There's a huge gap and there's not a lot of electricians and plumbers even getting any kind of background education and knowledge going in." 

Students were given hands on experience during labs. Lineman also answered questions students had about the profession.

 

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