Also called: Chief Electrician, Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, Maintenance Electrician
In the Air Force: Aircraft Electrical And Environmental Systems; Aircraft Electrical And Environmental Systems Craftsman; Aircraft Electrical And Environmental Systems Journeyman; Cable and Antenna Systems Apprentice; Cable and Antenna Systems Helper; Electrical Power Production; Electrical Power Production Craftsman; Electrical Power Production Journeyman; Electrical Systems Apprentice; Electrical Systems Helper
In the Army: AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionics Systems Repairer; Aircraft Electrician; Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer; Avionic Mechanic; Cannon Crewmember; Cavalry Scout; Construction Engineering Technician; Engineer Equipment Maintenance Warrant Officer; Powerline Distribution Specialist (RC); Tactical Power Generation Specialist
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 Systems Technician, KC-130; Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Radar Systems Technician, F/A-18; Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician, KC-130; Aircraft Electronic Countermeasures Systems Technician, EA-6B; Aviation Precision Measurement Equipment (PME) Calibration/Repair Technician, IMA; Electrician; Ground Electronics Systems Maintenance Chief; Network Administrator
In the Navy: Advanced Construction Electrician; CG 47/LHD-1 Electrical Component Maintenance Technician; Construction Electrician; Construction Electrician Basic; Electrician's Mate; Electrolytic Oxygen Generator (Model 6L16) Electrical Technician; Gas Turbine System Technician (Electrical); Interior Communications Electrician; LPD-17 Class Electric Plant Maintainer; Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) Technician
- 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:
Computer aided design CAD software
Analytical or scientific software
Data base user interface and query software