The college also is struggling to find instructors for technical programs such as diesel and gas mechanics
and welding technology because people with those skills can make more money in the oil fields.
Then there's the story of Entergy's senior gas mechanics
, Wayne Wilson and George May, who along with gas helper John Adams, won AGA's Meritorious Service Award.
PECO said it would run another aerial line school in the fall, as well as training schools this year for underground mechanics, substation mechanics, gas mechanics
, maintenance technicians, dispatchers and energy technicians.
PECO employs about 2,700 with nearly half working in the field as linemen, gas mechanics
, energy technicians, maintenance technicians, and other skilled workers.
Tuesday with more energy technicians, line crews, gas mechanics
, and trees crews available across the region.