Plant Electrician

Plant electricians perform skilled journey-level work in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment, apparatus and fixtures used at power generation plants.

PAY SCALE

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EDUCATION

High School Diploma
and Journey-level experience

JOBS AVAILABLE

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Education & Training

CAREER PATH

With sufficient training and experience, workers can become shift supervisors, trainers, or consultants. Because power plants have different systems and safety mechanisms, it can sometimes be difficult to advance by moving to a different company, although this is not always the case. Most power companies promote from within and most workers advance within a particular plant or by moving to another plant owned by the same utility.

EMPLOYERS

The types of employers for this position are utility companies.

TRAINING

This position requires journey level experience. Utility companies provide on-going training for journey level workers to keep employees current on new equipment, procedures and safety.

College Programs

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