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What’s it like to be an Electrician?
Electricians install, maintain, repair, test and commission electrical and
electronic equipment and systems for industrial, commercial and domestic
purposes. Electricians may also work on electrical transmission and
Electricians may work in workshops, in private homes or in manufacturers’
factories. They may have a considerable amount of contact with the public,
work in confined spaces and have to stand for long periods. They may also be
required to work at heights on masts, towers and roofs.
Electricians must be aware of safety regulations and must wear and use
supplied protective equipment to minimise risks.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Electrician earn an average of $1365 per week. The [average
annual salary for this job is $70980 excluding super.]
- enjoy mathematical and technical activities
- good hand-eye coordination
- good eyesight (may be corrected) and normal colour vision
- logical thinking and diagnostic ability
- aptitude for mechanics and electronics
- able to do precise and detailed work
- able to work independently or as part of a team
- able to cope with the physical demands of the job
- good communication skills.
This job also involves:
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Mainly indoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of INDUSTRIAL ARTS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an industrial arts-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of PHYSICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a physics-related subject is a pre-
requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of an Electrician
Electricians may perform the following tasks:
- read electrical, architectural and mechanical diagrams, drawings or specifications to determine job requirements
- plan the layout of wiring systems
- test for, locate and repair electrical malfunctions
- install electrical and electronic control systems and insulated cables
- install electrical equipment such as storage heaters, water heaters, electrical signs, switchboards and motors
- assemble electrical and electronic components and appliances
- connect electrical equipment to power supplies
- connect switches, outlets and other fittings
- connect circuit breakers
- maintain automated production processes.
Electrical Motor Winding Tradesperson
An electrical motor winding tradesperson applies electrical knowledge to make,
fit or repair electrical machines or appliances.