Industrial electricians focus on performing electrical work in industrial or commercial buildings. Candidates usually undergo some vocational training, including an apprenticeship. Licensure and continuing education are required.
Job Description for an Industrial Electrician
An industrial electrician installs, services and repairs wiring, conduits, fixtures and other electrical devices and systems in an industrial or commercial setting. Industrial electricians may work in different industries. They often work primarily either in maintenance or in construction, and their specific duties may depend on the employer. All work performed by an industrial electrician must meet the regulations of the National Electrical Code.