7411-Building and related electricians

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Building and related electricians
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Job Description: 
Building and related electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring systems and related equipment and fixtures.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) installing, maintaining and repairing electrical wiring systems and related equipment in various buildings such as schools, hospitals, commercial establishments, residential buildings and other structures
  • (b) examining blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequences and methods of operation
  • (c) planning layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and relevant standards
  • (d) inspecting electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair
  • (e) selecting, cutting and connecting wire and cable to terminals and connectors
  • (f) measuring and laying out installation reference points
  • (g) positioning and installing electrical switchboards
  • (h) testing continuity of circuit.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Electrician
- Building repairs electrician


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Electrical fitter - 7412
- Electrical mechanic - 7412
- Electrical line installer - 7413

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