Industrial Electrician

Photo by Steve Harvey on Unsplash
Photo by Steve Harvey on Unsplash

$70,531

Median Yearly
Income

good

Work
Prospects

3

Prospective
Employers

Industrial electricians are responsible for installing, maintaining, testing, troubleshooting and repairing industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls. As well, they oversee the operation & distribution of electrical power onboard aircraft and marine vessels.

Work type:

full-time

Most likely to work in:

Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick

Most employees have:

Trades certificate or diploma

Certification:

Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program

What you do

An Industrial Electrician performs some or all of the following duties:


  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices
  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records




What you need

  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Excellent background in mathematics and the sciences
  • Ability to perform basic calculations and read blueprints
  • Ability to follow instructions and be comfortable working with tools
  • Good eyesight, colour vision, and hand- eye coordination




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