What Does an Electrician Do?
Electricians install and maintain wiring in homes and businesses. Electricians are familiar with blueprints that locate circuit boards and outlets in order to repair or run electrical wiring. Knowledge of a variety of equipment is involved in the work, including tools, fuse boxes, and more difficult operations that have generators or transformers.
Electricians consist of four groups:
Trade Schools for Electricians
Online training is available in this field. Click here for a list of schools by state.
Electricians often are members of a national or local union that provide many benefits.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, growth in this career is expected to increase by 10% between 2018 and 2028.