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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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Commercial & Residential Electrical Experience Job locations in the following: Kerrville, Tx. Medina, Tx. Comfort, Tx. Hunt, Tx. And all the surrounding areas. Needing Journeyman Electricians & Apprentice Electricians ASAP. Please call 830-928-3853 to set up an interview....
Outsource is currently hiring licensed Journeyman Electricians and Experienced Apprentices with commercial and industrial experience. Candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP as we have an urgent need in Houston and surrounding areas. If you know of anyone else that is qualified and looking, please feel free to pass along my contact information. We do offer $250 dollar referral bonuses for the plac...
Journeyman Electrician or Electrical Apprentice JOB DESCRIPTION Outsource is currently hiring licensed Journeyman Electricians and Experienced Apprentices with commercial and industrial experience. Candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP as we have an urgent need in San Jose, San Francisco, San Pablo, and Fremont. If you know of anyone else that is qualified and looking, please feel free to pass...
Install, troublehhoot and maintain all manners of electrical components, systems and fixtures using computer system to perform diagnostics on elctronic components and PLC systems. Performs work from blueprints, sketches, or specs. Replace blown fuses. Inspects, cleans, lubricates and repairs motors. Maintain power, light and alarm wiring systems. Our Maintenance workforce supports the tire ma...
We are looking for quality, talented people who would fit in a culture of hard working, dedicated, creative people who strive to be the best the irrigation industry offers. We have openings in our service department for talented electricians who have mechanical and construction capabilities that enjoy outdoor work in an agricultural environment. Our service people are or can be involved in a wid...
Company Confidential Altoona, PA, 16601
ELECTRICIAN Immediate position available to install, service and repair residential and commercial systems. Five years experience required. 40 hours per week, competitive salary based on experience. Call 814-312-1955 provided by The Altoona Mirror...
Industrial Electrician Veolia North America is seeking an Industrial Electrician to work at our local client facility. Responsibilities include installation of new electrical & mechanical equipment, maintenance of existing electrical & mechanical systems, troubleshooting high and low voltage circuits, motors, pumps, blowers, and electrical control systems. Position requires ability to work with M...
Pressroom Equipment Mechanic/Electrician The Fayetteville Observer is looking for a dependable individual with strong mechanical/electrical aptitude to provide preventive maintenance and repair services on all pressroom and platemaking equipment. Duties and responsibilities also include: * Troubleshooting mechanical issues on all equipment * Troubleshooting electrical issues on all equipment ...
ELECTRICIANS Exp. Electricians & Helpers NP Richey/St. Pete/Tampa areas Hospital/Healthcare Exp a plus DOYLE ELECTRIC SVC 813-630-4600 Apps Taken 8AM 2PM DFWP/EOE Reference Code:25439...
DO YOU LOVE WHAT YOU DO? WE DO!! We are a bunch of mechanics, programmers, machinists, engineers, welders, electricians and orchestrators. What do we do? We design and build really cool, high tech machines. Some skills and characteristics we are looking for, in no particular order: creative, able to make decisions, confident, inspired, organized, reliable, honest, intelligent, hard-working, dedica...
ELECTRICIANS Moresi & Associates is hiring a full time MA Licensed Journeyman electrician. Paid time off and benefit package offered. Must have insurable driving record. 2+ years experience preferred. Send resume to: rclarke@moresi andassociates.com...
Company Confidential Buffalo, NY, 14203
ELECTRICIAN: Expd lead person for busy contractor. Supervision & estimating exp. a plus. 852-3824 or fax resume 842-6484...
Description: Konecranes is a global leader in the manufacturing and service of industrial overhead cranes and lifting equipment. For over 80 years, we've been dedicated to improving safety and productivity of businesses in all types of industries, including manufacturing and process industries, nuclear and renewable energy, shipyards, ports and terminals. Our strength comes from our continuous co...
JW ALUMINUM Currently seeking experienced Industrial Electrician Qualifications: • Able to interpret and utilize schematics for electrical systems • General knowledge of single and 3 phase start/stop circuits • Familiar with PLC’s and the control concepts used with such devices • General knowledge of AC and DC motors • Experience using test equipment such as standard multi-meters and insu...
INSTRUMENTATION ELECTRICIAN Essroc Cement Corp. seeks an Instrumentation Electrician with 5+ years verifiable work history in heavy industry. We are looking for skilled, quality employees. Preference will be given to team players and safety oriented individuals with strong work ethics who can contribute and grow within the organization. High school diploma or equivalent required and post...
Company Confidential Sarasota, FL, 34289
COMMERCIAL ELECTRICIANS Sarasota & Manatee County Looking for commercial electricians for work in Sarasota and Manatee areas. We are not a leasing company, we are a licensed electrical contractor with relationships with reputable general contractors. Must have Florida driver's license and reliable transportation. Benefits offered for all employees. Guaranteed 40 hours a week. Option for appre...
electrician apprentice 304-366-9557 This job listing brought to you by The Times-West Virginian...
Job Purpose: A field service technician will provide quality installation, inspections, maintenance and repair service for hoist and crane equipment. A field service technician will also uphold the highest level of professional integrity and ethics as required to instill customer confidence and continued success in service. Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: Troubleshoot, repair and ins...
Goodyear Dunlop Tires, NA.LTD is seeking an Industrial Electrician for the Tonawanda Plant. Journeyman or AAS in Electrical Technology Preferred. 2-5 years experience as industrial electrician. Required skills: Reading electrical schematics Troubleshooting industrial control systems PLC's troubleshooting, including ladder logic Allen Bradley or Modicon experience preferred AC/DC variable ...
Stamford Hospital is currently seeking a full time electrician for our Tully Health Center. the Electrician will be responsible for preventive maintenance, assembly, repair and installation of components of the electrical distribution system and fixtures within the facility. MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES/CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Performs preventive maintenance tasks on the electrical distribution ...

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Certification
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Bachelor's
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