Electrician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Electrician in Somerset:
"One of the cleaner, more rewarding trades,"
Put in your time learning the basics, they are the fundamentals to everything you will do in the future. Don't be afraid to ask questions, its easier to ask questions and do the job the right way than it is to do it incorrectly and have someone go back and fix your work. Always test for proper voltage, and never work hot if you dont have to, Respect electricity, simple mistakes can kill you or those around you. Label everything, its better to over label than it is to not label enough. Neatness counts, even if your work is going to be concealed, complete your work as if it will be on display for all to see. Take pride and be proud of every single thing you do, the neatness and workmanship will not only make you noticed above others, it will make any future work or troubleshooting easier in the future. To sum it all up, Always ask questions, take pride in your work as if it will be on display for all to see. It will set you apart from every other apprentice out there.

Electrician in Charleston:
Learn something new everyday.

Electrician in Douglasville:
"How often the pay would change."
Work hard and keep your head up!

Electrician in Green River:
"Work schedule."
Work hard, give 150 percent all of the time and consideration to the needs of your employer at all times.

Electrician in Jacksonville:
"Read Everything."
A career in the Electrical field, weather as a technician or an engineer, benefits most quickly by building strong research habits. One must be able to decipher a myriad of terms and symbols to understand how to work on an accessory or component; not being limited to only understanding what they are working on, but how to work on it. Reading correctly will enable time saved on parts ordered, or steps taken when completing a specific task or project.

Electrician in glensfalls:
Learn plc's association with field device. Learn to interoperate how field devices are reacting TO THE PLC PROGRAM. Learn to diagnose and trouble shoot controllers, drivesand other field devices.

Electrician in 33050:
"Know the national electrical codes."
Study hard, know your codes and the customer is always right.