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P-G-and-E All-Star Linemen Head to Rodeo

Some P-G-and-E utility workers will get to get out of town this weekend, have a little fun, and show off some of their skills at the same time…

Listen to Brandi Ehlers

P-G-and E spokeswoman Brandi Ehlers. Jim Moon is an Electric Crew Foreman who will be competing in the seniors division. He says there will beĀ  teams of three that compete in a variety of events, which demonstrate the ability to safely climb utility poles and also how to handle live lines…

Listen to Jim Moon 1

Moon explains exactly what a ‘hot sticking’ competition is…

Listen to Jim Moon 2

Each event is timed, but there are also point deductions for various violations. They compete for a trophy and bragging rights. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the event, with more than 200 teams from around the world competing for title of world champion.

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