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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.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $57,680.00
Average Time to Fill 46 days
Typical Education Certificate / Credential
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2014-2024) 5,213
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2014-2024) 14.58 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Integrity

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Install industrial machinery or equipment
Install generating plant equipment
Thread wire or cable through ducts or conduits
Install power or communication lines and cables
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install electrical conduit or tubing
Install communication line switching devices
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Install electronic manufacturing equipment
Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Install lead-in wires to control boxes and other components
Install security equipment or systems
Install household appliances
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Install lighting systems
Fabricate electrical parts or fixtures
Construct electrical parts or fixtures
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Set-up heavy construction equipment
Set-up electronic systems test equipment
Adjust measuring or control devices
Bend tubing or conduit
Assemble electronic, electrical, or electromechanical equipment
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured electrical or electronic products, equipment, or parts by hand
Connect electrical components or equipment

Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment

Replace electronic components
Repair telecommunication lines
Replace electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Repair electrical lines or transformers
Repair electrical equipment
De-energize high tension power lines for repairs
Repair power or communication lines
Repair electronic components, equipment, or systems
Repair electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Troubleshoot electrical or electronic equipment problems
Splice electric or communications cables or trunk lines
Maintain electrician's tools or equipment
Modify electrical or electronic equipment
Calibrate electronic equipment or instruments to specification
Repair transmitting equipment
Maintain duplicating equipment


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Test Equipment
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Programming
Wiring Diagrams
Hazard Identification
Occupational Health and Safety
Conduit Bending
Power Distribution



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