Electricians


Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.
Also called: Chief Electrician, Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, Maintenance Electrician

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • mechanical
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • put together small parts with your fingers
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Initiative
  • Leadership

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Construction Master Pro
  • Electrosoft FlashWorks
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Insight Direct ServiceCEO
  • Resolve Systems Service Management
    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • One Mile Up Panel Planner

Education:

    certificate after high school
    high school diploma/GED
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