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.
Snohomish County | Snohomish, WA
This listing closes on 7/31/2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Full Time $28.62 - $38.35 Hourly Phone: (425) 388-3411
LSC Communications | Willard, OH
IT WILL BE AN EXPECTATION FOR THIS POSITION TO ROTATE ALL THREE SHIFTS (1st: 7AM - 3PM; 2nd: 3PM - 11PM; 3rd: 11PM - 7AM)...
Full Time Regular Employment
Canfor | Camden, SC
Effectively resolve production problems in a timely manner. Provide troubleshooting and preventative maintenance support...
Category: Trades / Maintenance
KBR | Seneca, SC
Under direct supervision, assigned daily work. May explain instructions and documentation to plan work activities. Helps coordinate movement of materials and...
High School Diploma 2 years experience
JLL | Cranberry, PA
Valid Driver’s License (if Mobile). Electrical and/or HVAC License preferred, but not required. Install, repair, and maintain electrical controls, switching and motor controls. Other mechanical and el...
High School diploma
Tradesmen International | Asheville, NC 28815
+ Ability to follow electrical code manuals to install and repair electrical systems. + Experience working with hand tools, power tool and electronic test equipment. + 4 years of experience in commerc...
Experienced Travel Required 4 years experience
Pfizer Inc. | Kalamazoo, MI
State of Michigan Journeyman license, Responsible for priority assessment and decision making as it relates to troubleshooting, diagnostics, assembly, repair, and a proactive maintenance of electrical...
High School Diploma or GED or Associate degree On Call, May work variable shifts and 24 hour on call as required
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | Boston, MA
This position is located within the Engineering Service at the VA Boston Healthcare System in West Roxbury, MA. The Electrician installs, modifies, repairs, maintains, troubleshoots, tests, and loads ...
Full Time $24-$28 per hour Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Tutoring of Nashville | Tolar, TX
Trillium Construction is currently seeking Electrician Apprentices for work in the Tolar, TX area. Pay rate is $20-$25/hour with per diem available to those who qualifiy...
Full Time $20 - $25 per hour
BAE Systems | Merrimack, NH
Interfaces with contract service and design engineers on inspections, improvements and enhancements for the operation of complex systems such as but not limited...
Master's Degree or High School Diploma Temporary Employment (5) years experience
Aerotek | Gainesville, FL
5+ year of Journeyman Experience State Certified or NCCER Certified 1+ year of leading apprentices and laborers 2+ years of VOC or Polarity Testing. 3+ years of electrical apprentice experience 3+ yea...
Contract Employee 3+ years experience ...they will work 10 hour days for five... ...flexible to work 10-20 hours of OT...
Shaw Industries | South Pittsburg, TN
Check this great job opportunity, Reliability Electrician V - Plant HW - D Shift in South Pittsburg, TN. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
USG Corporation | Gypsum, OH
For more than 110 years, USG has been a leader in producing innovative, award-winning products and systems to build everything from major commercial developments and residential housing to home improv...
Digital Media Communications | Rock Springs, WY
A great opportunity awaits you! Redi Services LLC now has an open position for a full-time Journeyman Electrician at the Monsanto plant in Rock Springs. We offer a competitive salary and benefits pack...
State Department of Education | Reading, PA
Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) a leading manufacturer of corrugated packaging and POP Displays is seeking a...
Hours: Night Shift
ExxonMobil | Wilmington, IL
The Electrician will have on call emergency responsibilities Monday through Friday, including emergency and regular on calls and operational issues. Electrician, Electrical, High Voltage Electrician, ...
Travel Required On Call
AECOM | East Peoria, IL 61611
This position may require a valid Driver’s License. Associate’s degree in Industrial Electrical, Industrial Mechanical, HVAC or a related skilled trade. + Utilizes strong electrical and mechanical ski...
High School Diploma Associate Level Five years experience ...in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the...
Emerson | Kenosha, WI
Check this great job opportunity, Electrician-1st Shift in Kenosha, WI. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Cemex | Brooksville, FL
Check this great job opportunity, Electrician in Brooksville, FL. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Macy's | Tacoma, WA
Job Overview: Electricians work in stores as assigned by their District Facilities Manager. Completes repairs, installations, and modifications, on all...
Travel Required 5 years experience Flexible with scheduling and available to work retail hours