Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Electricians in this unit group lay out, assemble, install, test, troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in buildings and other structures. They are employed by electrical contractors and maintenance departments of buildings and other establishments, or they may be self-employed.
apprentice electrician, construction electrician, construction electrician apprentice, domestic and rural electrician, electrician.
- Read and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications to determine wiring layouts for new or existing installations
- Pull wire through conduits and through holes in walls and floors
- Install brackets and hangers to support electrical equipment
- Install, replace and repair lighting fixtures and electrical control and distribution equipment, such as switches, relays and circuit breaker panels
- Splice, join and connect wire to fixtures and components to form circuits
- Test continuity of circuits using test equipment to ensure compatibility and safety of system, following installation, replacement or repair
- Troubleshoot and isolate faults in electrical and electronic systems and remove and replace faulty components
- Connect electrical power to audio and visual communication equipment, signalling devices and heating and cooling systems
- Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records.
Outlook & Prospects for Electricians (Except Industrial and Power System) in Prince Albert Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
- Development of Lake Estates on South Hill in Prince Albert moved into phase 2 of construction, with additional construction scheduled for next year
Week of May 06 – May 10, 2013
- The Red River Roping and Riding Club in Prince Albert expects to complete construction of its new $2M indoor arena facility by this winter
Week of Apr 01 – Apr 05, 2013
- Ritchie Construction to build $3.5M sewage lift station in Meadow Lake starting May 15, 2013
- The First Nations Power Authority, in partnership with SaskPower, is planning to begin construction during the summer of 2013 on the $150M Meadow Lake Bioenergy Centre
Week of Nov 19 – Nov 23, 2012
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