Technical Trades ยป Electrical

Electrician

Description

Electricians install wiring and assemble electrical components, as well as oversee the smooth operation of electrical systems. Their job involves diagnosing and carrying out repairs or preventative maintenance, while assisting electrical engineers with installation and/or modification of electrical systems.

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Certificate III in Electro Technology Electrician (Apprenticeship)
Compulsory
Apprentice
A Grade Electrical Licence
Compulsory
Electrician
Electrical Business Owner or Plant Supervisor

Activities

  • Installing and maintaining electrical wiring and components to provide machinery, equipment, instruments and automation systems with electricity
  • Testing electrical systems and carrying out preventative maintenance to avoid system failures
  • Assisting engineers with the specification of electrical systems

Locations

  • On Farm
  • Irrigation Systems Manufacturer/Installer
  • Grain Receival Sites
  • Ports
  • City and Country
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