Career Starter - san-joaquin County
Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.
Annual Median Wage:
$50,065.00 ($24.07 per hour)
High School or Equivalent
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
Repairing Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools
Troubleshooting Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects
Handling and Moving Objects Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things
Making Decisions and Solving Problems Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
Getting Information Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources
Work Tasks
Create construction or installation diagrams
Inspect electrical or electronic systems for defects
Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
Plan layout of construction, installation, or repairs
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