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Job Description: 

Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring systems and related equipment and fixtures.


Tasks include:

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

This unit group includes

Aircraft electrician
Installation electrician (building)

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Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore