Legends of an Ole' Lineman: True lessons and learning for a Journeyman (Paperback)
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This book is a collection of stories from lessons learned and mistakes made as I progressed my career at Georgia Power. Applied for and award a position as "Helper on line Crew immediately after graduating High School and retired after 40 years as Safety Consultant for Distribution and Transmission. for GPC. After Lineman, I was awarded Crew Supervisor, Safety and Training, and finally a Safety Consultant's position for the company. After retiring from GPC, I founded Raines Utility Safety Solutions and am currently the owner and Principal Consultant. I began his career in the electrical utility industry in June 1967 in Macon, Georgia with Georgia Power Company. Served a short time in the U. S. Army in 1968-69 and is a Viet Nam Era disabled veteran. Returning to Georgia Power worked as a lineman until till1985. Worked as contract coordinator over utility crews and line clearing forestry. In late 1996, Danny entered Safety and Health, promoted to Supervisor, Project Manager, and Corporate Safety Consultant for Distribution and Transmission organizations. Danny retired from Georgia Power on December 1st, 2007, as the Safety Consultant for Distribution and Transmission organizations and founded Raines Utility Safety Solutions, LLC. Danny is currently an Affiliate Instructor at Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta, Ga., an electric utility Subject Matter Expert and Consultant in civil cases, supporting electrical Contractors, Co-Ops, and Municipal utility companies across the US.