Browse available Electrician Jobs. Putting it simply - The person who is specifically trained and adept in handling any issue related to electricity is an electrician. Going by the dictionary, he is the one who installs, maintains and repairs electrical systems in any establishment. Starting from homes to factories, they can build the entire set-up of power supply, controlling equipment for the electricity to run through. While performing their duty, electricians also make sure to follow the building codes under the law of the land. The job might sound quite simple, but practically, it is not. This is not a casual, but a responsible work directly related to the safety of people and property. One must have necessary skills and expertise in this area for being a proficient electrician.
It is an electrician who keeps people connected to the various conveniences of today’s lifestyle. The scope of their job profile is wide. Electricians are the ones who install wirings, electrical circuit, etc. Be it a problem with the air-conditioner, a power cut or anything, it’s an electrician who deals with each and every electrical issue. They have to work in different environments like private properties, commercial buildings, construction, contracting as well as large industrial plants. In the USA, these professionals have been categorized into two distinct groups:
Note that; these apprentice programs are not easy to avail. You have to go through rounds of interviews and successfully pass entrance examination to get access. A candidate needs to put extra efforts on studying maths (especially algebra) and prepare accordingly. There are also electrician schools where you can get admitted before joining any apprentice organization. This will add volume to your resume with some good experience. Remember, misdealing with electrical system and components might, worse, lead to fatal situations. Hence you must have your knowledge in this domain clear.
Before joining any internship program, one should be well-aware of one’s job profile. To state briefly, electricians first go through the blueprint of technical structures to trace the locations of different outlets, panel boards, circuits, etc. Only after that they can successfully and safely work on the system.
Here are the various duties and responsibilities that an electrician has:
Apart from education and legal ones, an aspiring candidate must also possess these "must-have" requirements to enhance their efficiency at work.
All these are additional requirements, if you possess, can come out as a successful electrician with a bright future.
With sheer dedication! If you wish to have a career as an electrician, you must take the necessary educational as well as on-job training from a reputed institution. The certification programs will help you enhance your expertise. A training of 3 to 4 years is also essential. Later on, work experience will add to making you an efficient professional.
As per reports from Bureau of Labor Statistics, $48K is what average electricians in the States make.
Sun Products | Salt Lake City, UT
Current State Journeyman or Master Electrician license required. Perform work/collaborate with facility mechanics and machinists to accomplish work/goals...
Master's Degree Required
LSC Communications | Spartanburg, SC
Install, modify, repair, maintain, troubleshoot, test, and load new and existing electrical lines, circuits, systems, and associated fixtures, controls, and equipment. Installs and repairs electrical ...
Full Time Regular Employment
SunRun | Baltimore, MD
If change means solving one of the biggest challenges of our time by reinventing the way people power their homes, then we say bring it on. It doesn’t hurt that we’re reducing carbon emissions, adding...
Tradesmen International | Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Journeyman Electricians to join our team...
Experienced Travel Required 4 years experience
KBR | Wando, SC
Characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the energy,. Tools and equipment, and performs various clean up activities...
High School Diploma or High School Diploma 2 years experience Per Diem
Adecco | State College, PA 16801
Adecco is currently assisting a local leading organization in filling an immediate openings for- an Electricians Helper in State College, PA. The primary responsibility of the helper is to assist with...
Less than high school education Associate Level
CTR Group | Newport News, VA
Electrical, electronic, pneumatic & mechanical knowledge and skills. Industrial Electrician with electronic and mechanical experience in Food Manufacturing. Minimum 3 years of experience as docume...
3 years experience
Mondelez International | Portland, OR
Check this great job opportunity, Plant Journeyman Electrician in Portland, OR. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
University of California Los Angeles | Los Angeles, CA
Possession of a current State of California Electrician Certification, Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Working kno...
Ability to work overtime and weekends or alternate shifts as needed Working knowledge of various power distribution equipment
ABM | Savannah, GA 31408
It may also include troubleshooting electrical problems, restoring power when failures occur and designing circuitry for special projects. The Electrician may install and maintain motors and electrica...
Craft Brew Alliance | Portland, OR
Oregon State Certified Journeyman Electrician. Performs assignments in the layout, installation, repair, alteration, and maintenance of a wide variety of complex electrical equipment such as automatic...
High school diploma or GED required 3+ year experience
CSRA | Fort McCoy, WI
The position requires the technical ability to troubleshoot failures down to discreet component level by applying comprehensive knowledge in electronics and logical fault diagnostic abilities. Applies...
Full Time Associate degree Temporary Employment, Travel Required three years experience
EXCEL ELECTRIC | Greenville, SC 29607
Master or Journeyman license preferred, but not necessary. Installation of new electrical distribution systems, from service entry all of the way down to lights and receptacles. Electricians must poss...
Master or Journeyman license preferred Experienced Travel Required
Handyman Connection of Colorado Springs, CO | Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Must have current Driver's License and submit to a background check. Determine general condition of all electrical equipment, be able to troubleshoot electrical malfunctions and determine extent of ne...
Full Time/Part Time Master's Degree Experienced
WakeMed | Raleigh, NC
North Carolina Electrical License required. Position Information An employee in this position performs skilled work on electrical distribution systems and various types of general and special purpose ...
High school graduate or equivalent required On Call ...service installation work on electrical distribution systems and v
Digital Media Communications | Rifle, CO
It is time secure a career with a company that is as unique as you! Natural Soda LLC, a major producer of baking soda in North America, is currently looking for an experienced Journeyman Industrial El...
Temple University | Philadelphia, PA
Must have a valid driver's license. Must have expertise working with and knowledge of National Electrical codes pertaining to industry standards and Federal, State, local codes and regulations. In add...
Graduate Degree five years experience
S3, Inc. | United States
This position tests, repairs, overhauls, modifies, and maintains electrical equipment of a specialized nature such as automatic alternator synchronizing equipment, amplifying control units, voltage re...
Rogers Electric | Edison, NJ
5-10 years experience as a commercial electrician Previous service/maintenance experience Ability to read blueprints, run conduit, wire and terminate devices, perform quality control testing and troub...
Travel Required work nights
First Energy Corp. | West Virginia
Valid driver's license and commercial driver's license (or permit) required. Electrical equipment used in distribution of electrical energy. We ensure employees have the tools,. Assisting in dismantli...