In day-to-day life electricity is very important, as most of the work is done on electricity. Such as in offices the data is stored on computers, all the household appliances also require electricity to work. If electricity is not there then many activities of day-to-day are stranded thereby making a standstill of work. At this point an electrician plays an important role. The electrician’s work is to provide time to time electrical services like during breakdown of electricity which occurs mainly during the rainy season, or in seasoned rains. Toronto electrician are known for their superiority of work. The electrician can get a job in government electricity departments which provides electricity to the concerned states. The electrician provides all the necessary wiring connections for homes, hotels, hospitals, factories, industries etc.
The electrician can get job posts such as industrial electrician, maintainance electrician, mechanical trades specialist electricians, Chief electrician, control electrician, qualified craft worker electrician. Electricians have a wide scope of getting jobs. As construction of structures is flourishing day by day. It is the third best construction job ranked all over. An electrician should be physically strong and should have a good subject knowledge. To become an electrician a person should get an electrical engineering certificate from a recognized institution and should be registered with the electrical workers registration board, In order to get a practising licence. These are mostly required for the electrician who want to get a job of high pay and good salary in foreign companies.
In these companies the electricians earns $42000 to $70000 per year. In order to get selected in these companies one should pass an electrical regulations exam. The test required to qualify has questions similar to national electrical cod and local electrical code. These foreign companies mostly search for skilled, accurate and good problem solving individuals. They should also be affluent in communication. There are also many electricians who do not have the required certificates but know the knowledge of this profession by doing ordinary courses and starting their own self employing works. For the starting years they do not get the required salary but with time and experience they take up their profession to a new height.
These electricians mostly work in the repairing section but with time their work is recognised and they get to show their specialisation. At this point they get to design the street lighting systems and the electrical & electronics systems of major firms. It’s a profession which has maintenance, construction of electrical sockets. An electrician can also get to do the ship wirings, aeroplane wiring, mobile chip circuiting. The local electricians can do works such as light fittings, power points, safety switches, air conditioning points, smoke alarm installations etc. In foreign countries when working its mandatory for the electrician to always wear the safety equipments which includes the insulated jackets along with the gloves for hands which are made of rubber which is a good insulator of electricity and sometimes goggles.
The equipment’s used by electricians are gas generators, hammers, inspection mirrors, magnetic locators, multimeters, ammeters, oscilloscopes, personal computers, power drills, tools of soldering, measuring tapes, machine tappers, watt meter’s, tools of wrapping wires, strap wrenches, spot wielding machines, power saws, personal digital assistant , ohm meters, hydraulic press frames, ground fault interrupter tester, drill sets, Claw hammers, circuit testers these all are the specialized tools used by electricians who make electrical circuits. The commonly used equipments are screw drivers, strippers, drills and power tools. The electricians can also get high pay if they are technologically skilled along with their theory. If they are technologically skilled they get high pay along with good working environment. The technology means the software programmes which help to build and modify electrical circuits. These softwares can also be used to design CCTV cameras. The softwares which are included in electricals are elecds which is an electrical design software. It is used in designing cable routing, electrical panel designing, wiring diagrams, instrumentation etc.
Electrical estimating software – this is a software which is used in estimating electrical projects for hotels, hospitals etc.
AutoCAD electrical – it is an electrical modifying software
Electra E7 – this software is used to create electrical circuits and has use of jic tools. If a person has this software skills then he can design any electrical work with accuracy. A good electrician should have high diagnosis skills so has to detect the problem in a short duration. He should be efficient in the problem solving techniques. Also an electrician should be capable of giving estimates which are very close to the actual price. This comes with experience as well as on site work management.
An electrician can be helpful during various emergencies such as flood, earthquake and other natural disasters. He can be used to do the street lighting and other light works. There are some necessary skills required to become an electrician, these are coordination among the people one is working with, applying one’s mind to the problems at hand, actively participating in sharing ideas and talking about the problem solving techniques. One should be quick in determining the errors and rectifying the same. An electrician should also be able to make the right choice of the equipments needed which are best suited for the circuiting by keeping in mind the budget of one’s client. Along with the techniques one should also be able to provide proper safety along with secured connections so that any current leakage can be avoided, thereby providing security to the people.