Building and related electricians

Duties and tasks

  • Installing, maintaining and repairing electrical wiring systems and related equipment in various buildings such as schools, hospitals, commercial establishments, residential buildings and other structures
  • Examining blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequences and methods of operation
  • Planning layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and relevant standards
  • Inspecting electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair
  • Selecting, cutting and connecting wire and cable to terminals and connectors
  • Measuring and laying out installation reference points
  • Positioning and installing electrical switchboards
  • Testing continuity of circuits

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