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Core Tasks

  • Locates and repairs faults to lines and ancillary equipment.
  • Connects cables to test equipment and tests for balance, resistance, insulation and any defects.
  • Connects and installs transformers, fuse gear, lightning arrestors, aircraft warning lights, cable boxes and other equipment.
  • Assists with the erection of wood poles or steel towers to carry overhead lines.
  • Removes protective sheath from wires and cables and connects by brazing, soldering or crimping and applies conductor insulation and protective coverings.
  • Places prepared parts and sub-assemblies in position, checks their alignment and secures with hand tools to install x-ray and medical equipment, aircraft instruments and other electronic equipment.
  • Examines drawings, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine appropriate methods and sequence of operations.

Education Requirements

Level Percentage
Level 0 0.848188%
Level 1 2.530773%
Level 2 9.823122%
Level 3 30.765783%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 21.15988%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 28.121229%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 5.123608%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 1.627418%

Salary Levels


Potential Salary


Entry Level Salary


Average Salary


Annual Openings