Electrician: Domestic Installer So, what’s the difference between a domestic installer and an electrician? Well firstly a domestic installer is qualified to undertake electrical work in a domestic dwelling i.e. housing flats and the like.
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers install or repair a variety of electrical equipment in telecommunications, transportation, utilities, and other industries. Work Environment Many electrical and electronics installers and repairers work in repair shops or in factories. Installers and repairers may have to lift heavy equipment and work in awkward positions. The majority worked full time in 2016.
Although the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS, www.bls.gov) does not provide information specific to the field of instrumentation technology, the BLS did project that the employment of electrical and electronics engineering technicians will likely grow little, if at all, between 2014 and 2024.
An Industrial Electrician role is the most common promotion for Maintenance Electricians moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $56K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Maintenance Electricians is a Maintenance Supervisor position, where earnings are usually $47K.
Residential electricians plan, diagram, install, and repair electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment such as switches, relays, and circuit breaker panels. They measure, cut, bend, thread, assemble, and install electrical conduit (pipe or tubing), and pull wire through conduit.