Electrical Jobs - Types of Electrical Jobs

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Electrical jobs are actually a very common type of work, which makes sense, if you think about it. Anywhere there are people, there tends to be a desire for electrical equipment (at least in developed parts of the world). Where there is electrical equipment, there are a large variety of different jobs required. Each type of job in the electrical power field has a specific purpose, and the field is great for a relatively large variety of work. Here, we’ll go over some of the different types of jobs you’re likely to find in this field, as well as some of the ways to go about finding one that’s right for you.

There are many types of electrical jobs, but one of the most common is the electrician. Electricians are people who are responsible for the installation and maintenance of a variety of electrical equipment. This can include anything from communication lines like phone and internet to climate control, like air conditioning and central heating systems. They typically work alongside contractors during the construction phase of a home or office, but are also called in to do repairs and maintenance on houses and offices. There are currently almost seven hundred thousand electricians working in the United States, although this number is supposed to grow relatively quickly over the next several years.

Electricians are a great job for those who have gone to trade school, but those with a higher education can take advantage of some more appealing electrical jobs, such as electrical engineering. While it frequently requires a degree, electrical engineering has a better pay scale and provides a different type of work than electricians perform. Electrical engineers are concerned primarily with the design and testing of electrical systems, and are often assigned to troubleshoot complex machinery in order to find out what is going wrong. There are currently about three hundred thousand electrical engineers working in the United States.

Electrical jobs are not hard to find, because they can’t be effectively outsourced and electrical equipment needs careful maintenance and care. Online job databases can make the process of searching for an electrical job easier, however, given that they allow users to browse through hundreds, even thousands of jobs at a time. This allows the user to compare jobs to each other and get a competitive wage or salary, ensuring that the user gets the best job for him or her.

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Jul 21 Electrical Foreman
Position Summary: Obtains permits, performs electrical work as required by law, and performs the full range of technical aspects of electrical work. Also functions as a crew leader, overseeing the work of lower-level licensed Electricians and Trade Helper
Arcadia Blattner Energy, Inc. Not Specified
Jul 21 Commissioning Foreman
Position Summary: The Commissioning Foreman provides onsite leadership in the planning and execution of the site specific commissioning process in accordance with the guidelines and procedures established in the Blattner Commissioning Program.
Texas Blattner Energy, Inc. Not Specified
Jul 21 Commissioning Foreman
Position Summary: The Commissioning Foreman provides onsite leadership in the planning and execution of the site specific commissioning process in accordance with the guidelines and procedures established in the Blattner Commissioning Program.
Arcadia Blattner Energy, Inc. Not Specified
Jul 21 Licensed Journeyman Electrician
Position Summary: Installs, repairs, and maintains motors, transformers, generators, lights, appliances, circuits, wiring, and other electrical system equipment and components in compliance with electrical codes, standards, and regulations. Operates a var
Minneapolis Blattner Energy, Inc. Not Specified
Jul 21 High Voltage Switchperson
High Voltage Switchperson safely operates and switches transformers to de-energize or energize wind turbines following written switching orders. This includes testing for voltages and applying LOTO.
Abilene Blattner Energy, Inc. Not Specified
Jul 10 3rd, 4th Year Apprentice or 1st Class Line Worker
3rd, 4th Year Apprentice or 1st Class Line Worker
Burlington Burlington Electric Department Not Specified
Jul 05 Line Crew Foreperson
Under direction works with, coordinates and directs the work of a crew in connection with the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical transmission and distribution systems and performs other related work as required. This is a
Alameda City of Alameda 60.67 - 0.00 Per Hour
Jun 08 Journey Line Worker
Journey Line Worker
columbus Cianbro Corporation Not Specified
Jan 10 Assistant Managing Foreman Lighting Services
Assistant Managing Foreman Lighting Services
DFW Standard Utility Construction Inc. 14.00 - 20.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Serviceman (Midland/Odessa)
Serviceman (Midland/Odessa)
Midland/Odessa Standard Utility Construction Inc. 15.00 - 22.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Serviceman
Serviceman
Fort Worth Standard Utility Construction Inc. 15.00 - 20.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Underground Service Skilled Labor A (South Texas)
Underground Service Skilled Labor A (South Texas)
Hill Country Standard Utility Construction Inc. 14.00 - 16.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Unskilled Labor - Lighting Services (Midland/Odessa)
Unskilled Labor - Lighting Services (Midland/Odessa)
Midland/Odessa Standard Utility Construction Inc. 10.00 - 13.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Unskilled Labor - Lighting Services
Unskilled Labor - Lighting Services
Grand Prairie Standard Utility Construction Inc. 10.00 - 12.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Lineman A
Lineman A
DFW/Denton Standard Utility Construction Inc. Not Specified
Jan 10 Underground Service Working Foreman (Midland/Odessa)
Underground Service Working Foreman (Midland/Odessa)
Midland/Odessa Standard Utility Construction Inc. 18.00 - 23.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Underground Service Skilled Labor A (Midland/Odessa)
Underground Service Skilled Labor A (Midland/Odessa)
Midland/Odessa Standard Utility Construction Inc. 16.00 - 18.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Equipment Operator
Equipment Operator
Grand Prairie Standard Utility Construction Inc. 14.00 - 20.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Equipment Operator
Equipment Operator
Grand Prairie Standard Utility Construction Inc. 14.00 - 20.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Equipment Operator
Equipment Operator (Midland/Odessa)
Midland/Odessa Standard Utility Construction Inc. 16.00 - 22.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Underground Service Skilled Labor B
Underground Service Skilled Labor B (Midland/Odessa)
Midland/Odessa Standard Utility Construction Inc. 14.00 - 16.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Underground Service Unskilled Labor
Underground Service Unskilled Labor (Midland/Odessa)
Midland/Odessa Standard Utility Construction Inc. 12.00 - 14.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Underground Service Working Foreman
Underground Service Working Foreman
Grand Prairie Standard Utility Construction Inc. 16.00 - 21.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Underground Service Skilled Labor A
Underground Service Skilled Labor A
Grand Prairie Standard Utility Construction Inc. 14.00 - 16.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Underground Service Skilled Labor B
Underground Service Skilled Labor B
Grand Prairie Standard Utility Construction Inc. 12.00 - 14.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Underground Service Unskilled Labor
Underground Service Unskilled Labor
Grand Prairie Standard Utility Construction Inc. 10.00 - 12.00 Per Hour
Jan 10 Troubleshooter
Troubleshooter
Fort Worth Standard Utility Construction Inc. 28.00 - 35.00 Per Hour