Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers :

Install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. May erect poles and light or heavy duty transmission towers.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $62,040.00
Average Time to Fill 35 days
Typical Education Certificate / Credential
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,068
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 3.85 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Install electrical conduit or tubing
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install power or communication lines and cables
Run wiring to connect equipment
Lay cables to connect equipment
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Install metering equipment
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Install lead-in wires to control boxes and other components
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Solder parts or connections between parts
Assemble electrical components, subsystems, or systems
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts
Connect electrical components or equipment
Control power supply connections
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured electrical or electronic products, equipment, or parts by hand
Align equipment or machinery
Construct electrical parts or fixtures
Cut materials according to specifications or needs

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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
Supervisory Skills
Occupational Health and Safety
Wiring Diagrams
Electrical Testing Instruments
Test Equipment
Electrical Diagrams
Transmission Repair

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