Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
- Inspect and test electrical systems and equipment to locate and diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections, testing devices, and computer software.
- Reassemble and test equipment after repairs.
- Splice wires with knives or cutting pliers, and solder connections to fixtures, outlets, and equipment.
- Install new fuses, electrical cables, or power sources as required.
- Locate and remove or repair circuit defects such as blown fuses or malfunctioning transistors.
- Adjust, repair, or replace defective wiring and relays in ignition, lighting, air-conditioning, and safety control systems, using electrician's tools.
- Refer to schematics and manufacturers' specifications that show connections and provide instructions on how to locate problems.
- Maintain equipment service records.
- Cut openings and drill holes for fixtures, outlet boxes, and fuse holders, using electric drills and routers.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: + 4.9%
National: + 2.9%
Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)