Electrician (General)

Electricians (General) install, test, connect, commission, maintain and modify electrical equipment, wiring and control systems.

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    Overview

    Electricians (General) install, test, connect, commission, maintain and modify electrical equipment, wiring and control systems.

    Day-to-day

    • examines blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequence and methods of operation
    • measures and lays out insulation reference points
    • selects, cuts and connects wire and cable to terminals and connectors
    • uses electrical and electronic test instruments to trace and diagnose faults
    • repairs and replaces faulty wiring and defective parts
    • positions and installs electrical switchboards
    • connects electrical systems to power supply
    • tests continuity of circuit.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

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