ELECTRICAL SERVICE WANDIN NORTH
Electrical contractors employ workers in many capacities, determined by their level of training and experience. Some common jobs include:
Apprentice Electrician — Receives on-the-job training and classroom instruction from licensed journeymen or master electricians about how to install, modify, repair, and maintain power and lighting systems. Most apprentice programs last 3 to 5 years and apprentices earn wages during this training period.
Journeyman Electrician — Installs, modifies, repairs, and maintains power and lighting systems. Reads blueprints, terminates cable and installs and troubleshoots control wiring from drawings. Has completed the apprentice program and holds a journeyman’s license (according to state requirements) and supervises apprentices.
Estimator — Calculates a project’s duration and cost, including materials, overhead, and labor. This estimate is often submitted as a bid on a project and serves as a scheduling and budget guideline as the project proceeds.
Project Supervisor — Oversees workforce to encourage safe and high-quality installations. Monitors progress to meet project deadlines. Submits required reports and forms.