Building electricians install, support, and troubleshoot electrical wiring systems. They ensure that electrically operated equipment and services are maintained in top running condition and in compliance with safety standards.Explore this career outside the military
Building electricians usually work indoors while installing wiring systems. They work outdoors while installing transformers and lightning rods.
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Building Electricians in the Military
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Job training for building electricians consists of classroom and on-the-job instruction, including practice in the installation and repair of electrical wiring systems. Training content may include: Fundamentals of electricity and electronicsElectrical circuit maintenance and troubleshootingSafety proceduresTechniques for wiring switches, outlets, and junction boxesRead More
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