Construction Electricians install, repair, test and maintain wiring, controls, motors and other electrical devices in a variety of locations.
What do Construction Electricians do on the job?
- Read and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications to determine wiring layouts for new or existing installations.
- Test continuity of circuits using testing equipment to ensure compatibility and safety of systems, following installation, replacement or repair.
- Troubleshoot and isolate faults in electrical and electronic systems and remove and replace faulty components.
- Connect electrical power to sound and visual communication equipment, signalling devices and heating and cooling systems.
- Install, replace and repair lighting fixtures and electrical control and distribution equipment.
For further details about this occupation, please see the High School to Apprenticeship handbook, or find it on this website under “Resources.”
Construction Electrician downloads
- Entrance Requirements for Apprenticeship Training
- A Guide to Course Content
- Hybrid Online and In-Class Training
- On the Job Training Guide
- Upgrading Classroom
- Upgrading Online
- Interprovincial Journeyperson Examination Information
- Level One Examination Information
- Level Two Examination Information
- Form 6A Verification of Trade Experience
- 2015 Canadian Electric Code Online Course