James R. Dukart

James R.
Lineman's Spotlight, record snowfall
Record Snowfall Brings a Flurry of Activity 
Boston set a record with nearly 100 inches of snow in the span of a three-week period.
UAA, vegetation management
High-Tech Innovation
Big data, LiDAR and drones all figure to be major tech topics in utility vegetation management for years to come.
UAA, vegetation management
Shelter From the Storm
Having a good IVM program in place helps utilities respond to outages quickly and efficiently.
Peter Catchpole: High-Wire Act
As a senior project manager operating out of the Hailey, Idaho, U.S., office of POWER Engineers, Peter Catchpole has been a high-voltage transmission line design engineer for 36 years.
Matt Gardner, Dominion Virginia Power
Born to Engineer
Ah, the fanciful thinking of youth. Some grow up wanting to be an astronaut, a fireman or the president
Fire, Flood and Snow
Colorado’s PVREA manages its response to a double-whammy natural disaster.
Linemen supplement, Colorado, PVREA
Utility Powers Through Fire, Flood and Snow 
Colorado’s PVREA manages its response to a double-whammy natural disaster.
Linemen supplement
Herculean Restoration 
Electric utility linemen replace lines and save lives in the face of Mother Nature’s wrath.
Axel Schlumberger
Axel Schlumberger: Practice What You Preach
Axel Schlumberger appears to have, in a manner of speaking, taken his work home every day for the past decade.
Resources for electric energy production
Natural Gas to the Rescue 
As more wind and solar generation gets added to the grid, so, too, does natural gas, both as a complementary and back-stop power source.
The Bladerunner
Jimmy Dean, a lead lineman for Alabama Power, has a hobby that is demanding, exacting, painstaking and, on some days, just a real grind — and he loves it.
Live Wire
To those outside the electric power industry, live electrical wires are often viewed with a sense of fear and awe. Even inside the industry, working on or near live wires that carry hundreds or thousands of volts of electricity seems challenging, if not downright dangerous and foolhardy. Not to Alan Holloman, though. Holloman, a transmission team leader (transmission maintenance and support) for Georgia
A Woman with a Plan
The first thing you need to know about Catie Plante is contained in the first four letters of her last name. As if divined by birth, this is a young woman
Diversity Personified
Patricia Nugent just may be the walking, talking personification of the argument for diversity in the workforce. Nugent joined Dow Solar in Midland, Michigan,
A Need for Speed
Eva Hkansson appears to have been born with the need to go fast. Very fast. Faster than anyone else. By day, Hkansson is a graduate student in mechanical

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