Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay:

Inspect, test, repair, or maintain electrical equipment in generating stations, substations, and in-service relays.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $73,700.00
Average Time to Fill 38 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 498
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Install power or communication lines and cables
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Install lead-in wires to control boxes and other components
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Control power supply connections
Connect electrical components or equipment
Assemble electronic, electrical, or electromechanical equipment
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Paint surfaces such as walls
Adjust measuring or control devices
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured electrical or electronic products, equipment, or parts by hand
Perform basic carpentry

Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment

Replace electronic components
Repair telecommunication lines
Replace electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Repair electrical lines or transformers
De-energize high tension power lines for repairs
Repair power or communication lines
Repair electronic components, equipment, or systems
Repair electrical components
Repair office, vending, or related equipment
Repair electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Maintain electronic equipment
Modify electrical or electronic equipment
Calibrate electronic equipment or instruments to specification
Splice electric or communications cables or trunk lines
Maintain electrician's tools or equipment
Repair transmitting equipment

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning
Inspect equipment to locate or identify electrical problems
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test operation of malfunctioning machinery
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test fluids to identify contamination or other problems
Compute product or materials test results
Test materials to verify safety standards
Perform installation, maintenance, or repair related safety inspection
Inspect installation, maintenance, or repair machinery or equipment
Perform inspection of tools or equipment prior to use
Inspect transformer for defects


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
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Customer Service
Product Design
System Operation
Occupational Health and Safety



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