Duties and Responsibilities of an Electrician The job of an electrician is a tough one. Electricians with required qualifications have to be extremely knowledgable about their work and incredibly alert, because one slip up could leave many people harmed. Below you will find seven duties and responsibilities of electricians with full descriptions of each one. […]
Posted: March 17th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
A Career as an Electrician Project Manager of Construction Superintendent Although being an electrician is an extremely lucrative career choice (there should be a 12% increase in employment by the year 2018 and the average electrician makes over $22.00 an hour), construction electricians may want to advance into project management, also known as construction superintendent. […]
Posted: March 5th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
Are Apprenticeships or Vocational Schools Better There are two basic routes an aspiring electrician can take when deciding upon their education and training: vocational schools or completing an apprentice program for electricians. Both have their pros and cons. It’s important to know the benefits and disadvantages of each path, so you can make your decision […]
Posted: February 28th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
Mine Electricians When most people think of mines, they picture the old coal mines of black and white movies, when many things were still being conducted in a fairly un-technological way. Nowadays, there are electrical systems that run through these mines providing lights, power sources for power tools, and electronic machines that raise and lower […]
Posted: February 13th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
The National Electrical Code What is the National Electrical Code (NEC) and why is it so important? It’s part of the coursework and training of an electrician. The NEC, also known as NFPA 70, was first produced in 1897. It is a collection of safety codes and requirements thought up by the National Fire Protection […]
Posted: February 6th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
Do You Have What it Takes to Be an Electrician Being a qualified electrician is tough but rewarding work. Because of this, there are several personality traits a person must have in order to do the job right. Be Active: This is not a job for someone who likes to sit in a chair all […]
Posted: January 29th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
How You Can Earn a Great Living as an Electrician It seems that in today’s world, it’s impossible not to make a good living as an electrician. New technologies are coming out everyday. These new technologies will have to be installed and maintained. Also, whether we are in a recession or living in abundance, electrical […]
Posted: January 24th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
An Average Day for an Electrician In order to give you an idea of what an electrician’s typical day looks like, some distinctions must be made. Though there are electricians who have attended trade school that work both installation and maintenance, usually an electrician will choose to specialize in one or the other. Because of this, this […]
Posted: January 19th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
3 Electrician Programs: An Up Close Look at What to Expect It can be difficult selecting the right training program. They all promise to be the best so you have to know what to look for. The first area you need to look at are reviews. What do the program graduates have to say? This […]
Posted: January 13th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
Electricians Facing Bright Future There are many reasons to get into the electrical trade. Whether you’re in high school and thinking about your future career, or if you’re an adult and thinking about a career change- there are plenty of high-paying electrician jobs available. This is a rewarding career that give you options. Variety Electricians […]
Posted: January 7th, 2012 under Uncategorized.