HAMLET — Timothy Moses of Maxton graduated from the Electrical Lineman program on April 6 and shortly after was employed by Directional Companies Inc. in Hope Mills.
At age 29, Moses was the oldest one within the 2023 spring class.
“I’m in a distinct boat than the opposite guys as a result of they have been 19 to twenty years outdated,” Moses mentioned. “I did 5 years within the Marines, 5 years in regulation enforcement. I’m solely going to become older, so I used to be on the lookout for a profession that higher match the approach to life I need for me and my children.”
After going via the Electrical Lineman program, Moses mentioned he seems like he’s on the best profession path to help his household and meet all the factors that he desires in a job.
“I really feel like I’ve achieved one thing after I make a distinction. I went into the army to make a distinction. I went into regulation enforcement to make a distinction,” he mentioned. “Now I selected this line of labor so as to assist the neighborhood,” he mentioned.
Moses can also be a hands-on sort of man, and he loves being exterior. The work schedule he was provided by Directional Companies was additionally the best match for him, and he can have the chance to journey when he desires to journey.
As Moses will get prepared to start his profession, he feels properly ready as a result of coaching he acquired at RichmondCC. The lineman program was difficult, he mentioned, which was an excellent factor.
“I really feel just like the instructors examined us to a excessive diploma. They have been strict, however that made us all be higher and extra environment friendly,” Moses mentioned.