Apprentice Electrician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Apprentice Electrician?

Apprentice Electrician in Denver:
"Electrical Apprentice."
Pros: You get practical hands-on experience. Get paid to receive a higher education. Never work in the same place too long.
Cons: Having to fix the fuck-ups from company favorites. Low salary, high tool cost. Random bouts of over-time (14-18 hour days at times) Nonnegotiable hours.

Apprentice Electrician in Colorado Springs:
Pros: Hours are flexible do to lower amounts of work, and low pay per hour.
Cons: On the job education is not formal or tied into a formal education in a cross platform. Poor job site organization in regards to material control. In-operative or, abused tools. Sometimes no tools for the job or task at hand supplied by shop. Poor to no safety meetings.Poor office organization to the point of not know how you stand with the company, and not giving timely reviews for possible increase of wages. Very poor/high risk healthcare plan. No connection of up coming projects being mentioned to workers. Overall a deficient of formal communication internally.

Apprentice Electrician in Des Moines:
"Good trade bad company."
Pros: I love nearly every aspect and plan on doing this the rest of my life.
Cons: The company that I'm employed by is a corporate head hunter, others through this company are poorly trained and have poor work ethic.

Apprentice Electrician in Indianapolis:
"Very hands on and easily understood...a profession I can wit."
Pros: The new experiences, on the job training, schooling, career opportunities.
Cons: Early risers, location of my job is very day in comparison to me.

Apprentice Electrician in Dallas:
"Electrical Jobs."
Pros: The scenery changes, no customers, and you're judged on the quality of your work.
Cons: The weather is your enemy, physically demanding, and can be pressured to produce results.

Apprentice Electrician in Mesa:
"Apprentice electrician."
Pros: I like the learning and the new challenges I face everyday.
Cons: I do not like the current pay scale .

Apprentice Electrician in Johannesburg:
Pros: Everything but wiring I like.
Cons: Cutting and chasing.