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Industrial Electrician

Job Overview

In the 18th and 19th centuries when Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla were doing experiments with electricity, electricians were seen on par with magicians. Today, as an industrial electrician, your powers are needed in the energy industry. Industrial electricians install, repair and maintain electrical devices and equipment in a variety of operations and facilities. If this description amps you up, then a career as an industrial electrician may be for you.

Industrial electricians install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment such as industrial controls, transmitters in low and medium voltage systems. They plan and lay out electrical systems based on technical specifications and drawings. They also interact with equipment operators to detect faulty equipment issues and with clients to plan electrical layout systems.

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