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.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | Hines, IL
Works from building plans, blueprints, wiring diagrams, engineer, drawings and electrical maintenance and repair manuals...
Full Time Standard,Permanent Employment $27-$31 per hour Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
TempWorks Software | Austin, TX
This is a Faculty Adjunct on call position. ( PART TIME TEACHING POSITION) The person filling this position will be employed on an hourly, on call basis to fulfill supplementary or fill-in teaching re...
Part Time Contract Employment Master's Degree Required Industry: Faculty – Teacher – Electrical ( Electrician) Instructor
LSC Communications | Harrisonburg, VA
The Maintenance Electrician will Install, modify, repair, maintain, troubleshoot, test, and load new and existing electrical lines, circuits, systems, and associated fixtures, controls, and equipment...
Full Time Regular Employment
Digital Media Communications | Waterford, CT
Are you one of the crowd or one of a kind? Join the Town of Waterford by filling our new Wastewater Collection System Electrician opening. We offer full time employment plus $26.60 per hour with excel...
Union Pacific | Los Angeles, CA
On a post-offer basis, Union Pacific will conduct an investigation into newly hired or transferred employees regarding their past employment, state and federal criminal history, military history, driv...
4 years experience Applicants must be 18 years of age or older Forty-hour workweeks that may include variable shifts with overtime and work on rest days
Lockheed Martin | Littleton, CO 80125
Must possess a valid state of Colorado Journeyman Electrician's license and be a graduate of a state certified electrical apprentice program, or equivalent training. Must possess valid CO driver licen...
Graduate Degree 8 years experience
Tradesmen International | Richmond, IN 47375
Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Journeyman Electricians to join our team...
Experienced Travel Required 4 years experience
Metro Parks Tacoma | Tacoma, WA
Under general direction of the assigned supervisor, perform journey-level electrical work in the repair, alteration, construction, installation, and maintenance of Park District electrical systems and...
Full Time $25.13 - $34.81 Category: Skilled Labor
Management & Training Corporation | San Marcos, TX
To support our center’s facilities. This position is first shift (7 am to 4:30 pm) Monday through Friday. Pays $23.67 per hour with full benefits package: health insurance, 3 weeks’ paid vacation, edu...
Full Time GED Required
GDKN | Shreveport, LA
REQUIRED TO HAVE OSHA10 CERTIFICATION IN CONSTRUCTION TO WORK ONSITE WITHIN THE LAST 5 YEARS...
Shreveport, LA USA Pay Rate $17.00/Hour
Jacobs | Burkville, AL
Jacobs Global Field Services is a premier provider of construction, maintenance and capital project solutions. Identify all tools required for tasks and identify safety risks and the precautions requi...
Direct Hire 4 years experience
Compass Group | Prairie View, TX 77446
Master license in one trade or two of the following Journeyman Electrical License or Registered ACR Technician with EPA certification in Refrigerant, or a Journeyman Plumber License, etc. Texas State ...
Full Time Master's Degree or Texas State License Master Electrician or MAINTENANCE MASTER position
AECOM | Andersen Air Force Base, GU
This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using ha...
High School Diploma or Graduate Degree Experienced (3) years experience
STS Aerostaff Services | Cape Canaveral, FL
Position requires a working knowledge of electrical power systems for industrial infrastructure as well as control systems for ground support equipment. Responsible for the installation, preventative ...
VSTAR VIBES | Bethesda, MD
Is a leading global Lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. Its heritage can ...
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Amtrak | Springfield, MO
Performs inspection, testing and maintenance in accordance with 49CFR regulations and Amtrak standards and guidelines...
Xanterra Parks & Resorts | Columbia Falls, MT
Act as coordinator between location maintenance storekeepers and Engineering management to insure the timeliness and accuracy of electrical equipment and supplies procurement...
Tutoring of Nashville | Dallas, TX
We are hiring Residential Electricians, preferably with Wireman License. -Valid US Driver's License with clean driving history preferred...
Helpmates Staffing Services | Buena Park, CA
Helpmates Staffing in partnership with Amway Nutrilite is looking for an experienced Journeyman Electrician to work a 4-day schedule, Mon. to Thur. 2nd shift is 2PM to 12AM (Midnight) and 1st Shift is...
Novant Health | Winston-Salem, NC
Location: Winston Salem, NC Job Summary : The Non-Licensed Electrician will be responsible for advanced level work, as assigned by Plant Engineering Services...
High school diploma required One year experience