This apprenticeship lasts about two years. Apprentices must complete a minimum of 144 related classroom hours per year and a total of 4,000 on-the-job training hours.
Limited maintenance electricians maintain, repair and replace electrical installations on the premises of industrial plants where the individual is employed, or on electrical systems that are less than 600 volts phase to phase on the premises of commercial office buildings or buildings occupied by the state or a local government entity where the individual is employed.
This work can be dirty and strenuous, with considerable standing, bending and reaching. Tools used include electrical metering devices, cable pulling devices, electrical hand tools, soldering tools, hammers, drills and side cutters. Hazards include electric shock, burns, falls and falling objects.
Average Journeyman Wage
Statewide: $32.97/hr. Douglas County: $20.71/hr.
- H.S. Diploma or GED
- Minimum of one year of high school algebra with a grade of 'C' or better (or equivalent)
- Must be at least 18 years of age
Be sure to read the standards for the apprenticeship you are interested in to ensure you understand and meet the requirements.
View / Download Limited Maintenance Electrician Standards
Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.
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