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Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Help electricians by performing duties of lesser skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Helpers-Electrician"

1) Strip insulation from wire ends, using wire stripping pliers, and attach wires to terminals for subsequent soldering.

2) Thread conduit ends, connect couplings, and fabricate and secure conduit support brackets, using hand tools.


3) Construct controllers and panels, using power drills, drill presses, taps, saws and punches.

4) String transmission lines or cables through ducts or conduits, under the ground, through equipment, or to towers.

5) Clean work area and wash parts.


6) Erect electrical system components and barricades, and rig scaffolds, hoists, and shoring.

7) Install copper-clad ground rods, using a manual post driver.

8) Raise, lower, or position equipment, tools, and materials, using hoist, hand line, or block and tackle.

9) Dig trenches or holes for installation of conduit or supports.

10) Requisition materials, using warehouse requisition or release forms.

11) Bolt component parts together to form tower assemblies, using hand tools.

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12) Paint a variety of objects related to electrical functions.

13) Operate cutting torches and welding equipment, while working with conduit and metal components to construct devices associated with electrical functions.

14) Break up concrete, using airhammer, to facilitate installation, construction, or repair of equipment.


15) Solder electrical connections, using soldering iron.

16) Trim trees and clear undergrowth along right-of-way.

17) Trace out short circuits in wiring, using test meter.

18) Measure, cut, and bend wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools.

19) Maintain tools, vehicles, and equipment and keep parts and supplies in order.

20) Drill holes and pull or push wiring through openings, using hand and power tools.

21) Perform semi-skilled and unskilled laboring duties related to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment.

22) Disassemble defective electrical equipment, replace defective or worn parts, and reassemble equipment, using hand tools.

23) Transport tools, materials, equipment, and supplies to work site by hand, handtruck, or heavy, motorized truck.

24) Examine electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tighten connections, using hand tools.

Job Description for "Helpers-Electrician" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Helpers-Electrician"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  47-3013.00


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