What are the Different Types of Electrician Jobs?

June 27, 2016Business and Management Standard

There are 3 different types of electrician jobs: One is Self-employment, Working under an electrical contractor, and third is trainer or teaching. An electrician is a skilled and well qualified person who has various skills like education and work experience under electrical contractor.

If you want to work as an electrician then a license is necessary. The process of becoming an electrician is managed by state government with strict rules and regulation that are needed to become an electrician.

Well, the first and foremost step to become an electrician is an education from a community or career college.  This course will take two to three years.  The classroom coaching is involved in job placements. You can also look for top 10 electricians in South Perth to get some idea about this career.

After completion of the course all students are required to qualify a licensed exam to become an electrician.  Some students qualify the exam, some student not qualify the exam then they have to qualify again that particular exam otherwise jobs for unlicensed electricians are very restricted, as a licensed electrician must check their work.

The most general sources foe become electrician is self-employment. Well, the electrician those have licensed they can open their own business, based on what kind of services they offer, ranging from commercial to home based.  Most electricians provide both services for home as well as commercial.

Top 7 Electrical Tools

Like other projects we need some devices to handle them, electricians also need some tools to handles their work and accomplish their target. There is partial list of necessary tools which are used in electrical jobs.  These tools are available in all local electrical stores. Hope this will help you to select the best tool for your electrical project.

  1. Fish Tape

A fish tape is used by electricians to pull solid or stuck wire through metal channel. Cable is useful to pulling the wires through the pipe.

  1. Tape Measure

A tape measure is used to measure the length and height of switches and walls. Well, you can use tape measure to center lighting.

  1. Voltmeter.

A voltmeter is useful to check the voltage of meter so that you can easily check that if circuits are indeed “live”.  Always choose that voltmeter which serves your needs.

  1. Hammer

A hammer is used to fix boxes equipped with nail on brackets to stubs in a house.

  1. Channel Lock Pliers

Channels Lock pliers are used to take wows out of the boxes, tightly fix the Romex connectors in the boxes, and to fit expansion-sort ceiling-fan boxes.

  1. Wire Strippers

Electricians use wire stripers to cut down the insulation layer of the wires. They are available with different size of cutting teeth for various sized wires. They have also one cutoff part to cut the wire.

  1. Non-contact Voltage Detector
    A voltage detector is very useful tools to check the voltage of the meter to see whether there is voltage or current flow is present or not.  There are various types of devices so expansion-type ceiling-fan boxes e are automatic or some must be turned on via a switch.