Electricians have the specific expertise required to install and repair electrical systems. They design, assemble, install, test, commission, diagnose, maintain and repair electrical networks, systems, circuits, equipment, components, appliances and facilities.
Electricians are called to a job and perform their work on-site. The work site may be a new building or renovation site, a residence, a business or a large industrial or infrastructure project.
The electrical trade suits people who are methodical and who have excellent attention to detail. Commitment to safety regulations is essential.
An Electrician's Licence is required. Each state and territory has their own licence.
Membership with Master Electricians Australia or the National Electrical and Communications Association may be useful.
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