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An Electrician may install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.

A Day in the Life of an Electrician


As an Electrician, you would work in a variety of environments while executing installation of conduit, electrical wiring, equipment, appliances and fixtures according to job specifications and local codes. Repairing, maintaining, and installing all types of electrical systems are common tasks.

Your daily duties may include…

Troubleshooting control circuits and electrical systems while using power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment (oscilloscopes, ammeters, or test lamps), daily. Electricians often install, diagnose, fix malfunctions, and maintain motors, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, and transformers. Electricians must also provide attention to detail and have the ability to communicate, read, and interpret technical documents.

Colleges offering this program

Irvine Valley College | Santiago Canyon College

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