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Employees Complete Apprenticeship, Earn Journey Status
Sturgeon Bay Utilities employees Jonathan Diller, Benjamin Potier and Troy Hartl recently graduated from a four-year indentured linerepairer apprentice program offered through Chippewa Valley Technical College.
Diller, Potier and Hartl, Sturgeon Bay residents, were among 41 apprentices from utilities around the state who completed apprenticeships and received diplomas at the Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin/Rural Electric Cooperatives Joint Superintendents Conference in Appleton.
As apprentices, Diller, Potier and Hartl completed 640 hours of related training and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training to achieve their status as a journey electric linerepairer.
Electric Supervisor Jason Bieri and General Foreman John Potier attended the graduation ceremoy.
"We are proud to see Jon, Benj and Troy complete their apprenticeship," said Bieri. "The training and knowledge they have received since joining our utility will help them perform highly skilled work on our high-voltage electric distribution system."