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.
State of North Carolina | Greene, NC
This listing closes on 4/18/2018 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time Permanent Employment $33,001.00 - $52,644.00 Annually Department: Dept of Public Safety
DKP Conctruction | Issaquah, WA
Align Electric is a non-union full service electrical contracting company with a focus on service work. This means we have a driving passion for superior support for our employees as well as clean qua...
Full Time $50+ Hourly
Port of Portland | Nance, NE
This listing closes on 4/30/2018 at 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana...
Full Time $82,305.60 Annually Department: Port Operations Phone: 503-415-6000
South Peninsula Hospital | Sherwood, OR
South Peninsula Hospital: PURPOSE: The Facilities Electrician works as a member of the Engineering team who performs highly skilled maintenance, installation, repair and troubleshooting work with elec...
Digital Media Communications | Midland, TX
If you’re an electrician seeking a new opportunity to showcase your skills, Coonrod Electric Company wants to hear from you! We’re seeking a Journeyman Electrician. To apply, please call 261-946-9156 ...
Amtrak | San Diego, CA
Performs inspection, testing and maintenance in accordance with 49CFR regulations and Amtrak standards and guidelines...
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | Buffalo, NY
The Engineering Department of VA Western New York Healthcare System (VAWNYHS) is tasked with the operation and maintenance/repair of a major medical facility. The incumbent is assigned to the (VAWNYHS...
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Thalman Enterprises, Ltd. dba K. Charles & Co. | Waukesha, WI
Prepare pertinent information/ written documentation for invoice processing by our Electrical Manager including work reports, time spent on jobs and parts used...
State of Michigan | Lapeer, MI
This listing closes on 4/30/2018 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time Permanent Employment $20.97 - $28.65 Hourly High School Diploma Required Department: Corrections - Thumb Correctional Facility
RR Donnelley | Durham, NC
PBM Graphics an rrd company is a leading commercial printing and packaging company in North America, producing educational products, publications, and sales materials for the healthcare industry and g...
Full Time Regular Employment Shift: RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer
Kadlec Regional Medical Center | Richland, WA
Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Journeyman Electrician to join our growing Facilities team located in Richland, Washington!...
Full Time Category: Facilities / Engineering Shift: Day
HomeAdvisor | Sherwood, OR
HomeAdvisor: Over 25 million homeowners have trusted HomeAdvisor to help them find quality professionals with the expertise to turn their home improvement dreams into reality. It's just one of the rea...
Bering Straits Native Corporation | Sherwood, OR
Bering Straits Native Corporation: Job specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties pe...
SunRun | Sherwood, OR
SunRun: Overview MPU Electrician The Main Panel Upgrade Electrician is responsible for providing the technical expertise to safely plan and perform main panel upgrades for residential solar projects. ...
Jefferson Parish | Jefferson, LA
NOTE: Some positions may require driving of a Parish vehicle necessitating a class D license, thus possession of a valid Class D Driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference...
Permanent Employment $41,562.00 Annually Department: Public Works - Sewerage Phone: (504) 364-2730
Xanterra Parks & Resorts | Williams, AZ
The Train Electrician is a full time year round position working at the Grand Canyon Railway Locomotive Facility. The Train Electrician is responsible for diagnosing and repairing electrical...
Full Time Category: Railway Operations
New electric | Sherwood, OR
New electric: We are currently seeking an Experienced Electricians And JW Electricians! You will have an opportunity to serve your community by repairing and installing electrical systems...
University of Miami | Sherwood, OR
University of Miami: The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research...
Columbus Consolidated Government | Columbus, GA
This listing closes on 4/19/2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time Regular Employment $1,267.20 Biweekly $32,947.20 Annually $32,947.20 Annually Department: Public Works
Muth Electric | Sherwood, OR
Muth Electric: Work involves installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical/electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment. The National Electrical C...