The average salary for a Mid-Career Electrician with Project Management skills in South Africa is R170,815.
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Job Description for Electrician
Electricians work for a wide variety of companies, perform a multitude of tasks that generally require close attention to detail and good judgment, and have a journeyman electrician's license. These licenses typically require four years of apprentice work. That time includes some classroom instruction and a good deal of actual fieldwork. Certain states and companies may require a master electrician's license, which entails several more years of experience working as a journeyman. Electricians …Read more
- Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all power generation and distribution equipment.
- Study and understand electrical schematics.
- Assist in performing and interpreting power calculations, power factor, insulation tests and positive relay tests as required.
- Perform daily inspections and maintenance on electrical equipment.
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Popular Skills for Electrician
Skills in Maintenance, Plant Maintenance, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Electronic Equipment Installation and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Electrician
An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R130,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R456,000 based on 14 salaries.
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