Electrician's Assistant - Indiana Regions Overview:
The graph above shows that there were
53 job postings for the occupation of Electrician's Assistant in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Electrician's Assistant. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.
Top 3 Certifications
There are not any certifications requested by Indiana employers for this occupation.
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What Electrician's Assistant Do:
Help electricians by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.
Common Job Activities:
- Measure, cut, and bend wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools.
- Trace out short circuits in wiring, using test meter.
- Strip insulation from wire ends, using wire stripping pliers, and attach wires to terminals for subsequent soldering.
- Examine electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tighten connections, using hand tools.
- Construct controllers and panels, using power drills, drill presses, taps, saws, and punches.
- Drill holes and pull or push wiring through openings, using hand and power tools.
- Clean work area and wash parts.
- Maintain tools, vehicles, and equipment and keep parts and supplies in order.
- Transport tools, materials, equipment, and supplies to work site by hand, handtruck, or heavy, motorized truck.
- Install copper-clad ground rods, using a manual post driver.
- Thread conduit ends, connect couplings, and fabricate and secure conduit support brackets, using hand tools.
- Requisition materials, using warehouse requisition or release forms.
- Disassemble defective electrical equipment, replace defective or worn parts, and reassemble equipment, using hand tools.
- Erect electrical system components and barricades, and rig scaffolds, hoists, and shoring.
- String transmission lines or cables through ducts or conduits, under the ground, through equipment, or to towers.
- Perform semi-skilled and unskilled laboring duties related to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment.
- Solder electrical connections, using soldering iron.
- Dig trenches or holes for installation of conduit or supports.
- Trim trees and clear undergrowth along right-of-way.
- Bolt component parts together to form tower assemblies, using hand tools.
- Raise, lower, or position equipment, tools, and materials, using hoist, hand line, or block and tackle.
- Break up concrete, using airhammer, to facilitate installation, construction, or repair of equipment.
- Operate cutting torches and welding equipment, while working with conduit and metal components to construct devices associated with electrical functions.
- Paint a variety of objects related to electrical functions.
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