Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.
On the job, you would:
- Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
- Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
- Test electrical systems or continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testing devices, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of the system.
If a career as an Electrician seems interesting to you Monroe Career and Technical Institute offers Electrical Technology. The Electrical Technology Program will get you prepared to start a career and get you ahead of the pack. MCTI’s Electrical Technology Program is an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills necessary to install, operate, maintain and repair electrically-energized residential, commercial, and industrial systems, and DC and AC motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Instruction emphasizes practical application of mathematics, science, circuit diagrams, and the use of electrical codes and includes blueprint reading, sketching, and other subjects essential for employment in electrical-based occupations. Reading and interpretation of commercial and residential construction wiring codes and specifications, installation and maintenance of wiring, service, and distribution networks within large construction complexes are also critical components of the program.
Students in this program are also given the opportunity to pursue advanced training in motor control circuits and power technology applications. Students are also afforded the opportunity to study home automation by using Smart Home Technology. Students receive practical experience by completing many projects.
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