What Can I Do as an Electrician?

What Can I Do as an Electrician?
What Can I Do as an Electrician?

What Can I Do as an Electrician?

Becoming an electrician may be a common career path that someone looking to get involved in trades can be a part of. Within the field, there are several things that an individual can do as well as different avenues within the field. These positions may vary depending on factors such as prior experience, additional education, time in the field, etc.


  • Assess blueprints, electrical diagrams, and other documents
  • Install conduits between electrical devices
  • Replace components such as switches and transformers

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  • Interpret technical drawings
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot faulty wiring
  • Check for and deploy upgrades for electrical components


  • Install and maintain electrical equipment
  • Replace or repair aging parts
  • Restore function to electrical systems


  • Educate students about electrical system installation
  • Design curriculum with compliance standards
  • Provide a combination of lab and classroom education


  • Lead electrical crew on commercial construction sites
  • Ensure planning, laying out, installing, and wiring electrical components are finished
  • Oversee work and job performance

If you're looking to get started as an electrician, the program offered at Porter and Chester Institute may be a great fit for you. To learn more about the program, such as scheduling, tuition cost, and more, check out the program description webpage. If you're ready to get started, visit the online application portal to apply.

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