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Industrial electricians install, maintain, and repair all types of electrical equipment including motors, transformers, generators, controls, instruments, and lighting systems.
Typical duties of electricians include:
- performing preventive maintenance
- replacing units or parts such as wiring, fuses, circuit breakers, coils or switches; measuring, cutting, bending, threading and installing circuits
- using test meter
- working from blueprints and diagrams
- making mathematical computations
- troubleshooting AC and DC drives
- installing programmable logic controllers.
The maintenance electrician must have manual dexterity, color vision, agility, and good health. Electricians must also be able to plan operations and use good judgment in selecting tools and materials. The apprentice should enjoy solving problems, be able to follow through on assignments, and be willing to assume responsibility for quality work.
The apprenticeship applicant and employer must complete the following to be considered a qualified applicant:
Please submit the information listed above to:
Kathy O'Sullivan, District Representative
Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards
402 North 8 th Street
La Crosse , WI 54601
Term of Apprenticeship
The Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship Program is four years in length.