Luma College for Technical Training

About Us

About Us

Our Heritage

Founded by Quanta Services and ATCO, LUMA College for Technical Training is modeled after Quanta’s educational institution Northwest Lineman College.

Northwest Lineman College (NLC) is an industry-leading educational institution that provides safety and certification training in the power delivery, natural gas and telecommunications industries. NLC offers complete solutions from entry-level career programs to advanced industry training and has remained committed to doing what’s best for the student for more than 25 years.

Since 1993, NLC has grown to nearly 300 employees with 4 campus locations across the United States, trains 8,000+ individuals each year, and has a network of 1,000+ employers.

Our Values

Energizing the people of Puerto Rico


We seek to understand and collaborate. We care enough to challenge each other. We care about each other – and the communities where we live and work.


We are transparent, respectful and responsive. We are ethical and guided by integrity. We do the right thing. We hold ourselves and each other accountable to operational excellency.


We take pride in holding ourselves to high standards for safety and sustainability. We are invested for the long term in our people, our actions and our commitments. We celebrate our successes and continue to strive to get better.

A World-Class Collaboration

LUMA was formed by ATCO and Quanta Services, combining the strength and expertise of these two world-class organizations. They have decades of operational experience managing several utilities that deliver safe and reliable energy to millions of customers, and industry-leading technical experience in building reliable, sustainable infrastructure and best-in-class skilled workforce training.


Our Leadership

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Juan Vargas

Director, LUMA College
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Jose Lopez

Sr. Training Advisor


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