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Electricians and Electrical Fitters

Electricians and electrical fitters assemble parts in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, and install, maintain, and repair electrical plant, machinery, appliances and wiring.

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About this Career

£29,707

Average salary

New workers start around £18,227.62. Normal pay is £29,707 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £41,325.01.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Examines electrical plant or machinery, domestic appliances and other electrical assembly for faults using test equipment and replaces worn parts and faulty wiring.
  • Installs electrical plant, machinery and other electrical fixtures and appliances such as fuse boxes, generators, light sockets etc..
  • Assembles parts and sub-assemblies using hand tools and by brazing, riveting or welding.
  • Cuts, bends and installs electrical conduit.
  • Selects, cuts and lays wires and connects to sockets, plugs or terminals by crimping, soldering, brazing or bolting.
  • Examines drawings, specifications and wiring diagrams to determine the method and sequence of operations.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Critical Thinking
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Reading Comprehension
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Writing
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Speaking
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Monitoring
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Active Learning
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Active Listening
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Learning Strategies
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Mathematics
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Science
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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