Electrical Installer Job Description

The Electrical Installer adjusts, repairs or replaces defective wiring and relays in ignition, lighting, air-conditioning, and safety control systems, using electricians’ tools.

Primary Objectives:

  • The Electrical Installer adjusts or repairs defective wiring and relays in ignitions.

  • The Electrical Installer may replace defective wiring and relays in ignition, lighting, air-conditioning, and safety control systems, using the tools of the electrician.

  • The Electrical Installer is known to install equipment such as air-conditioning, heating or ignition systems and components such as generator brushes and commentators, using hand tools.

The Electrical Installers installs fixtures, outlets, terminal boards, switches and wall boxes, using hand tools. The Electrical Installer installs new fuses, electrical cables or power sources as required. The Electrical Installer locates and removes or repairs circuit defects such as blown fuses or malfunctioning transistors. The Electrical Installer inspects and tests electrical systems and equipment to locate and diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections, testing devices, and computer software. The Electrical Installer must be able to locate and remove or repair circuit defects such as blown fuses or malfunctioning transistors. The Electrical Installer measures, cuts and installs framework and conduit to support and connect wiring, control panels, and junction boxes, using hand tools. The Electrical Installer reassembles and tests equipment after repairs.

The Electrical Installer refers to schematics and manufacturers specifications that show connections and provide instructions on how to locate problems. The Electrical Installer repairs or rebuilds equipment such as starters, generators, distributors, or door controls, using electrician’s tools. He may also splice wires with knives or cutting pliers, and solder connections to fixtures, outlets, and equipment. The Electrical Installer must have good communication skills in order to confer with customers to determine the nature of the malfunction of the equipment. Then the Electrical Installer estimates costs of repairs based on parts and labor requirements. He must maintain equipment service records in order to help the client keep his equipment maintenance in a timely manner. This prevents a major breakdown which could cost the client a lot of money.

The Electrical Installer must have knowledge of machines and tools including their design, uses, repair and maintenance. This is necessary for them to complete their job functions. The Electrical Installer must have knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. He must have a thorough knowledge of the computer and its inner workings. The Electrical Installer needs a good knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, and procedures and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services. The better understanding and knowledge that an Electrical Installer has the better his job position and the amount of money he/she can make. The Electrical Installer is expected to have skills that will enable him to repair machines or systems using the needed tools. He is also required to be able to install equipment, machines, wiring or programs to meet specifications. The Electrical Installer is required to have a full base of knowledge on any piece of electrical equipment that he works on. This will enable the Electrical Installer to select the kind of tools and equipment necessary to do the job he is required to do. Often he must be able to use mathematics to solve problems relating to the piece of equipment that he plans on repairing or replacing.

The Electrical Installer must have good manual dexterity that is the ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. Finger dexterity is also needed this is the ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position is a must for an Electrical Installer. The Electrical Installer must have the ability to see details at close range plus the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions. The Electrical Installer must have color discrimination ability that is the capability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness. He must be able to arrange things in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules. The Electrical Installer must possess the ability to follow patterns of numbers or letters. He must be very strong since he will be using his abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without giving out or fatiguing.

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