Electricians are responsible for installing, testing, commissioning, diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing electrical networks, systems and circuits.
Electricians troubleshoot by using specific instruments to trace and diagnose faults. It helps to have good maths and mechanical knowledge, troubleshooting and critical thinking skills and the ability to work independently.
“Something I’ve learned over my years here. It’s all about attitude.” – Jake, Bell Bay Aluminium
Tasks for this role
Examining blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequences and methods of operation
Measuring and laying out installation reference points
Selecting, cutting and connecting wire and cable to terminals and connectors
Using electrical and electronic test instruments to trace and diagnose faults
Repairing and replacing faulty wiring and defective parts
Positioning and installing electrical switchboards
Connecting electrical systems to the power supply
Testing continuity of circuit
Installing, testing and adjusting electric and mechanical parts of lifts
- Medium skill level
- Below Average Unemployment
- Sedentary/Light/Medium physical demand