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Crew Leadership Program – NH

February 28, 2024 @ 8:00 am - February 29, 2024 @ 2:00 pm EST

NEPPA’s is pleased to offer our revitalized Crew Leadership Program in two locations this year.  

Course Dates & Hours

February 28 – 29, 2024 – Plymouth, NH
October 16 – 17, 2024 – Littleton, MA
(8:00 am – 2:00 pm)

Crew Leadership is offer every other year, and will be offered again in 2026.

Crew Leadership Program is designed to build upon existing leadership skills to work more effectively and efficiently in the field, while meeting standards and regulatory requirements.

In addition to in-class lecture, the Crew Leadership Program includes a final exam to demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of the course content.

Upon successful completion of the Program, students are awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Click here to download the 2024 detailed agenda.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for the following:

  • Current or aspiring crew leaders
  • Lineworkers or operations employees
  • Employees or Supervisors transitioning from other departments
  • Construction Supervisors
  • Project Managers


February 28 – 29, 2024 

The Common Man Inn
231 Main Street
Plymouth, NH 03264

October 16 – 17, 2024

NEPPA Training Center
200 New Estate Road
Littleton, MA 01460

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this two-day program, participants will be able to successfully:

  1. Develop an understanding of different leadership styles and their applications in a crew setting.
  2. Practice tactics and strategies to transition from an employee to a leader.
  3. Cultivate practical communication skills to convey instructions, provide feedback, and resolve conflicts within the crew.
  4. Enhance problem-solving abilities to address challenges and obstacles that arise during crew activities.
  5. Acquire knowledge of team dynamics and how to foster a positive and productive work environment within the crew.
  6. Learn techniques for motivating and inspiring crew members to achieve common goals and objectives.
  7. Gain proficiency in decision-making processes relevant to crew operations, considering safety, efficiency, and resource management factors.
  8. Develop organizational skills to plan and coordinate crew tasks, schedules, and resources effectively.
  9. Understand the importance of accountability and responsibility as a leader within the crew, including the ability to take ownership of mistakes and learn from them.
  10. Explore strategies for building trust and rapport among crew members to enhance collaboration and cohesion.
  11. Evaluate personal leadership strengths and areas for growth and create a plan for continuous self-improvement as a crew leader.
  12. Understand the management of emergent situations that require mutual aid assistance and coordination.


These objectives serve as a framework for a comprehensive crew leadership course that addresses various aspects of leadership within the utility.

Course Prerequisites

The Crew Leadership Program is designed to build upon learning concepts in the Apprentice Lineworker and Advanced Lineworker Programs.

The ideal participant has at least 3 – 5 years experience working in the field.

Registration Fees

Registration fees include coffee and Lunch each day. If you have any dietary restrictions or considerations, please make note on your registration form.

Members: $935
Non-Members: $1,445


Cancellations are accepted until two week prior to meeting date:  Plymouth, NH Wednesday, February 14, 2024 or Littleton, MA Wednesday, October 10, 2024. Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the start of the first session.


Anthony Calascibetta

Anthony Calascibetta

Director of Safety & Training

Anthony has over 40 years of Electrical experience and 25 years of Electric Utility experience. Started out as a Lineworker, moved to the Substation Division as a Lead Substation Technician. Proficient in relay testing, transformer testing, circuit breaker testing, and all aspects of wiring in overhead, underground, metering, and substations.

Anthony is an OSHA Authorized General Industry Trainer, and OSHA Authorized Construction Trainer

It’s an honor to be part of the NEPPA training team, and Safety Training is one of the most important assets of the Electric Utility. Remember, Safety Starts with You!

Mike Pazzanese

Mike Pazzanese

Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP), Trainer

Mike joined NEPPA as part of the training team in April 2021.

Mike is a Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) with 38 years of experience in all aspects of electric and gas utility operations, as well as contractor management, employee health and safety, and utility technical training, particularly in underground distribution and cable splicing.

Mike holds both the OSHA 30-hour General Industry and 20-hour Leadership Certifications.

As a graduate of Bridgewater State University with a teaching degree, Mike’s background and utility technical training experience strengthens NEPPA’s capacity to provide top-tier training.


Please contact training@neppa.org or call the office at (978) 540-2200.


February 28, 2024 @ 8:00 am EST
February 29, 2024 @ 2:00 pm EST
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The Common Man Inn
231 Main Street
Plymouth, New Hampshire 03264
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