Video: A day in the life of a lineworker

After long, tireless hours away from home restoring power after a storm, it's still rewarding work


Ever wondered what it’s like to be the one who turns the lights back on after a storm? In this video, Duke Energy lineworker Blake Sehen gives us an inside look at what it means to be a lineman. Sehen has endured many late nights, extreme storms and days away from home in his 20 years on the job in North Carolina, and he still loves turning the lights on for his community.

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