Skills Construction Electrician Apprentice in the Southern Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "construction electrician apprentice" was moved from the group Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 7241) to the group Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 72200).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a construction electrician apprentice in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 72200).

Tasks

  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Install underground wiring and cables
  • Install, replace and repair electrical controls and panel boxes
  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Design and construct single-phase service for single or multimeter installations
  • Splice, join and connect wires
  • Design and construct low voltage (30 to 750V) multiphase service for single or multimeter installations
  • Test and measure voltage, loads, ground faults integrity of circuits
  • Determine appropriate selection of materials and methods for hazardous locations
  • Troubleshoot and isolate faults
  • Connect power to audio and visual equipment
  • Install surface mount and/or overhead cables
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Install power generation, stand-by power generation and power conditioning systems
  • Supervise other workers
  • Ground and bond electrical equipment, systems and structures including swimming pools and hot tubs
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Renovate electrical systems in residential and commercial structures
  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information
  • Building Help -
    • Constructing
    • Installing Building Interior Infrastructure
    • Finishing Building Interior/Exterior
    • Restoring and Repairing

    Knowledge

  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
    • Public Safety and Security
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Design
    • Building and Construction
    • Mechanics and Machinery
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