Electricians install, repair, test and maintain wiring, controls, motors and other electrical devices in a variety of locations.

What do Electricians do on the job?

  • Read and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications to determine wiring layouts for new or existing installations.
  • Test continuity of circuits using testing equipment to ensure compatibility and safety of systems, following installation, replacement or repair.
  • Troubleshoot and isolate faults in electrical and electronic systems and remove and replace faulty components.
  • Connect electrical power to sound and visual communication equipment, signalling devices and heating and cooling systems.
  • Install, replace and repair lighting fixtures and electrical control and distribution equipment.

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