Industrial Electricians

(NOC 7242)

Career Description

Industrial electricians read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics, and electrical code specifications to determine wiring layouts of industrial electrical equipment installations, install, examine, replace, and repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fibre optic, and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures, and other electrical components, and test electrical / electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage, and resistance.

Duties May Include

Maintaining, repairing, installing, and testing switchgears, transformers, switchboard meters, regulators, and reactors, and maintaining, repairing, testing, and installing electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries, and hydraulic / pneumatic electrical control systems.

Where They Work

Industrial electricians work for electrical contractors and maintenance departments of factories, plants, mines, shipyards, and other industrial establishments.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Electrical Engineering Technician Diploma
Powerline Technician Diploma; Co-op
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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Electronics Engineering Technology Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma; Online
Electronics Engineering Technology Diploma; Online; Advanced
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Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma
Electronics Engineering Technology Diploma
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Cambrian College
Sudbury, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Electrical Engineering Technology - Industrial Diploma; Co-op; Apprenticeship; Advanced
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Modified on May 19, 2012