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ELECTRICIAN

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WHO WE ARE

In this technological age, electricians literally keep things running. From installation to inspection to maintenance and repair, electricians handle electrical wiring and control systems in an structure with power.

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WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Residential and/or commercial sites

  • Indoor and/or outdoor

  • Sometimes work in inclement weather

  • Work at high elevations

  • Cramped spaces

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WORK SCHEDULE

  • Schedule may include:

   Evenings | Weekends | Holidays | Over-time

 

WHAT WE DO

  • Install & repair wiring, lighting, & framework

  • Run electric tests & inspections

  • Repair generators & electric controllers

  • Troubleshoot & repair electrical systems

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WHAT IT TAKES

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalency

  • Apprenticeship

  • Two-year trade/vocation school (online available in some areas)

SKILLS

  • Team player

  • Hand/eye coordination

  • Color vision - to identify color of wires

  • Ability to troubleshoot

  • Analytical thinking

  • Ability to work on feet all day

  • Communication skills

  • Customer service skills

 

If you like to...

  • Give attention to detail and precision?

  • Think mathematically & creatively?

  • Find solutions to bring old systems up-to-date?

  • Work with mechanical items and think about what makes them tick?

  • Figure out plans and use tools to solve problems

  • Work with your hands?

...then a career as an electrician might be for you!

AVERAGE SALARY:

$68,390

WHERE DO WE WORK

  • Residential construction

  • Commercial construction

  • Manufacturing

 

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