building electrician


Building electricians install and maintain electricity cables and other electrical infrastructure in buildings. They make sure installed electrical equipment is isolated and presents no fire hazards. They understand existing situations and make improvements if called for.

Alternative label

  • building maintenance electrician

  • commercial building electrician

  • installation electrician

  • electrical services installer

  • building services electrician

  • maintenance electrician

  • electrical maintenance technician

  • electrical systems installer

  • industrial building electrician

  • electrical maintenance worker

  • electrical installer

Regulatory aspect

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