Domestic & Rural Electricians lay out, assemble, repair, maintain, connect, and test electrical fixtures, apparatus, control equipment, and wiring in just about every type of residential and commercial building you can imagine.
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What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Electrician (Domestic & Rural) (309C)?
Apprentice wage is less than a journeyperson but increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $24.00-$37.00 per hour, depending on location and experience.
Electrician (Domestic & Rural) (309C)
|Do you have good hand-eye coordination, and enjoy working with different types of equipment?|
|Do you have good reading, writing, mathematical, physics, measuring and problem-solving skills?|
|Are you able to read blueprints and diagrams accurately?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines? Can you work at all heights?|
|Are you able to lift more than 50lbs? Are you able to stand or sit for long periods of time?|
|Are you detailed oriented and at communicating with others? Do you have the ability to work closely with others?|
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision? Can you start and finish work on time?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Electrician (Domestic & Rural) may be for you!
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