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Interior Electrician Details


OVERVIEW
The interior electrician is primarily responsible for the installation and maintenance of all of the Army's interior electrical systems.


JOB DUTIES

  • Install transformers, junction boxes, circuit breakers, service panels, switches, electrical boxes and lightning rods
  • Read blueprints, wire plans and repair orders to determine layouts/repair
  • Test equipment for the operational conduction of circuits
  • Inspect power distribution systems, shorts in wires and faulty equipment
  • Repair and replace faulty wiring and lighting fixtures


TRAINING

Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instruction, including instruction for installation and repair.

Advanced Individual Training: 6 weeks, 3 days at Fort Leonard Wood, MO

Some of the skills you'll learn:
  • Fundamentals of electricity
  • Electrical circuit troubleshooting
  • Safety procedures
  • Techniques for wiring switches, outlets and junction boxes


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORES(S)

Electronics (EL): 93


HELPFUL SKILLS

  • An interest in electricity, science and math
  • Ability to use hand tools
  • Preference for doing physical work


WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
120A Utilities Operations and Maintenance Technician


FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with an electrical contracting company.