To become an industrial electrician takes commitment to education and apprenticeship before you are trained to master the trade and get a job. Once you do, you’re on the path to a rewarding career. You know the rules and regulations to work with different industries and have the expertise and experience to work with industrial systems and machinery. You ensure that businesses continue to receive power to function productively.

In the industrial sector, your job as an electrician is critical to support the growth in the construction industry, steel production, manufacturing and electrical power companies. Through your apprenticeship, you develop skills to interpret drawings and blueprints and understand electrical code specifications. You will have the skills to install, replace and repair wiring, conduits, lighting and other fixtures and electrical components. You can expect to work full-time or in shift-work.