Also called: Industrial Electrician, Inside Wireman, Maintenance Electrician, Mechanical Trades Specialist
In the Air Force: Aircraft Electrical And Environmental Systems; Aircraft Electrical And Environmental Systems Journeyman; Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, C-135/25 AF Systems/Carry-on EW; Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, VC-25; Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, C-135/25 AF Systems/Carry-on EW; Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, VC-25; Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, E-3 Computer/Electronic Warfare Systems; Cable and Antenna Systems; Electrical Power Production; Electrical Systems
In the Army: AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionics Systems Repairer; Aircraft Electrician; Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer; Cable Systems Installer-Maintainer; Cannon Crewmember; Combat Engineer; Construction Engineering Technician; Engineer Equipment Maintenance Warrant Officer; Powerline Distribution Specialist (RC); Tactical Power Generation Specialist; Wheeled Vehicle Repairer
In the Coast Guard: Avionics Electrical Technician; Damage Controlman; Electrician's Mate
In the Marine Corps: Aircraft Avionics Technician, AV-8B; Aircraft Avionics Technician, U/AH-1; Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Radar System Technician, EA-6; Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician, F/A-18; Aircraft Electrical/Instrument/Flight Control Systems Technician, IMA; Aviation Precision Measurement Equipment (PME) Calibration/Repair Technician, IMA; Combat Engineer Officer; Electrician; Ground Electronics Systems Maintenance Chief; Reconfigurable Transportable Consolidated Automated Support System (RTCASS) Technician, IMA; Utilities Officer
In the Navy: AEGIS Mark C. Pope (MCP) 400Hz Power Conversion Maintenance Technician; Assistant Public Works Officer; Cable Splicing Technician; Constructionman; Electricians Mate Surface Ship Electrical Advanced Maintenance; Facilities Construction/Facilities Services Officer; Gas Turbine System Technician (Electrical); Interior Communications Electrician; Master Chief Constructionman; Officer in Charge, Naval Construction Battalion Unit
- 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 system.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Safety and Government
People and Technology Systems
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
Analytical or scientific software
Word processing software