Electrician Jobs


Electrician Job Overview


Electricians and electronics installers and repairers install and maintain wiring, equipment and fixtures at residential, commercial and industrial sites.

Basic electrician work can be as simple as wiring electrical outlets in a house, or as complex as setting up programmable logic controllers to control sophisticated equipment in billion-dollar power plants or factories.

Electrician employment requires a variety of specific trade skills and a firm command of the sometimes complex logic of electrical circuitry and electronics wiring. Troubleshooting is a key skill for the trade. Electricians typically work in conjunction with other skilled trades workers or technicians.

Electrician jobs can entail safety hazards ranging from electric shock to injuries sustained in falls, on construction sites and in manufacturing environments.

Electrician Education


Electricians are nearly always required to have a high school diploma or GED.

Most electricians learn the trade in an apprenticeship program. Each of the four years of the apprenticeship includes a minimum of 144 hours of technical training plus full-time on-the-job training. Most states require electricians to be licensed.

States often require seven years of experience plus additional education for the master electrician designation.

Electrician Job Market


Electricians held 577,000 jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Electrician employment opportunities are projected to grow 23 percent by 2020, faster than the average occupation. Workers classified as electrical and electronics installers and repairers held an additional 141,100 jobs.

Electrician Salaries


Median wages for electricians were $49,320 in 2011, according to BLS. The top 10 percent earned $82,680. Electrical and electronics repairers in powerhouses, substations and relays earned median salaries of $67,450.
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Electrician/ Helper - Min 3 yrs experience residential service & remodel small company in Oldsmar background/ drug test. REPLY: ***** Reference Code:100421744102...
Experienced Forging Electrician Opportunities Jernberg Industries, a division of HHI Group, & Chicagoland’s largest Automotive Steel Forging Manufacturer, is experiencing a Maintenance Revolution! A major capital equipment program upgrade, new processes & TPM procedures are currently being implemented, along with the addition of experienced Industrial Electricians. Come support our increased sale...
A leader in steel manufacturing is seeking an industrial electrician for their location in the Davenport, IA. The primary function of the Electrician is to install, repair, construct, adjust, modify and service all types of electrical and electronic equipment in a heavy industrial setting - must have heavy industrial / manufacturing experience. Responsibilities for the Electrician The Electricia...
Electrician – Foreman Journeyman Electrician Seeking foreman to run large commercial and multi-family projects with several years experience in commercial and residential wiring. Must have: Several years experience in commercial and residential wiring Underground Service, site utilities and lighting Complete knowledge of Codes for wiring Ability to work well with others and manage crews Hi...
Under the direction of the Supervisor - Electrical Operations, the Electrician will maintain, repair and install all electrical systems, insuring good operation of all power and lighting systems. The position will be filled by either a level II or III Electrician depending on qualifications. Utah Valley University (UVU) is a student-centered teaching institution dedicated to building communities ...
Humphrey & Associates has been operating in the North Texas area for more than 35 years and we are always looking to improve our team with talented people. Humphrey & Associates is NOT a Temp Agency, we are a family owned Electrical and Mechanical Contracting business. Visit our website at teamhumphrey.com Our work consists mostly of large Commercial and Industrial Electrical Installations. H&A ...
SYNAGRO is looking for employees for their New Haven office Maintenance Mechanic •Familiarity with pumps, valves and piping. •Documented work experience with problem identification, troubleshooting and resolution. •Experienced with conveyors, hydraulics, rigging, piping components and fork lifts. •Prior Naval, Coast.Guard.or shipyard experience a plus. •$23-25 hourly based prior work experience. E...
Company Confidential Smyrna, GA, 30082
Commercial electrical contractor is looking for experienced electricians and helpers. Electricians must have at least 6+ years of commercial electrical experience, be reliable with a strong work ethic, have a professional appearance, have own tools and reliable transportation. Helpers will need to have at least 2+ years experience in the electrical field and a strong desire to assist and learn. ...
URS Corporation Cleveland, OH
Minimum Requirements: Education/Experience Requirements: •Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two year college or technical school •Ten (10) years related experience and/or training •Master Electricians License or Journeymen •Equivalent combination of education and experience. •Must maintain a valid state driver license and be qualified to operate government general-purpose vehicles....
Step 7 Raleigh, NC
We are looking for Commercial & Industrial Electricians & Helpers in the Raleigh - Durham area (local candidates only, no per diem available). We have multiple clients with projects quickly approaching (positions need to be filled ASAP - jobs available to start as early as 9/23/2014). Electricians must have knowledge on reading blue prints, pulling wire, bending pipe, run conduit, etc. Top helpe...
We are looking for Commercial & Industrial Electricians & Helpers in the Raleigh - Durham area (local candidates only, no per diem available). We have multiple clients with projects quickly approaching (positions need to be filled ASAP - jobs available to start as early as 9/23/2014). Electricians must have knowledge on reading blue prints, pulling wire, bending pipe, run conduit, etc. Top helpe...
Marten Transport Clinton, PA
Commercial Electrician requirements: Electrician Job Description • Assisting in loading and unloading tools and work materials at jobsite • Pulling wires • Running and bending conduit with hand and electric benders • Installing cable tray, fixtures and electrical components such as fittings and J-Boxes, panels and temp power components Job Requirements • Must be able to follow directions of Journe...
We are currently seeking Massachusetts licensed journeyman electricians in the Worcester area. Must hold a valid Massachusetts license. Positions open for commercial, residential and solar fields. Must have appropriate tools, reliable transportation, and be able to start ASAP. OSHA-10 is preferred! MA Lic # 5801A...
We are currently seeking Massachusetts licensed journeyman electricians for work in the Taunton area. Must hold a valid Massachusetts journeyman license, have necessary tools, reliable transportation, and be able to start ASAP! OSHA-10 is preferred. Please apply for immediate consideration. MA Lic # 5801A...
One of the fastest growing residential solar energy companies in the country is seeking a MA Journeyman Electrician to join their team! This is a temp-to-hire position offering excellent benefits and unlimited overtime - a great opportunity for the right candidate. Requirements: Current MA Journeyman License, tools of the trade, transportation and solid references. If you meet the above requirem...
Now HiringJourneyman Industrial Electrician for Long-term project at Stennis Space Center, Ms. Must have at least 5yrs recent experience working with PLC for Hydraulics and Pnuematics a must, all hand tools,reliable transportation with current Drivers License and auto insurance, verifiable work history, pass a back gound check, and be drug free. This is an egineering firm that manufactures an apar...
We have an immediate need for a NH Journeyman Electrician for commercial work in Claremont, NH. Candidates must have a current NH Journeyman license, all electrical tools, reliable transportation and solid references. OSHA-10 is preferred. Paid time off, 401K & a weekly paycheck available. Please respond to this ad for immediate consideration!...
We are currently seeking apprentice electricians for work in the Taunton area. Projects include commercial, residential, and solar work. Must have at least 1 year of experience in the field. Must also have necessary tools, reliable transportation, and be able to start ASAP. OSHA-10 is preferred! MA Lic # 5801A...
Need licensed journeymen electricians for a project that will last up to 6 months....
Experienced Journeyman Electrician. Needs Commercial retail experience. Must have Oklahoma Journeyman License. Premium pay....

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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
27.5%
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21.8%
High School
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Associates
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Certification
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Bachelor's
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