Commercial Electrician

Calgary, Alberta


Commercial Electrician

  • posted on: 21/08/2014


reference #277512
position type:Contract

"Must have" skills

(These are skills that are absolutely required by the employer.)

Commercial Construction -(>5Y)

"Nice to have" skills

(These are skills the employer would like to have, but would be willing to go without.)

Supervision -(>5Y)


Commercial Electrician

Scope of Work:

-Lay out, assemble, install, test, troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in commercial buildings and other structures

Main Duties:

-Read and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications to determine wiring layouts for new or existing installations
-Pull wire through conduits and through holes in walls and floors
-Install brackets and hangers to support electrical equipment
-Install, replace and repair lighting fixtures and electrical control and distribution equipment, such as switches, relays and circuit breaker panels
-Splice, join and connect wire to fixtures and components to form circuits
-Test continuity of circuits using test equipment to ensure compatibility and safety of system, following installation, replacement or repair
-Troubleshoot and isolate faults in electrical and electronic systems and remove and replace faulty components
-Connect electrical power to audio and visual communication equipment, signalling devices and heating and cooling systems
-Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records


-Completion of secondary school
-Completion of a four to five year apprenticeship program
-Trade certification for Commercial Electricians is compulsory
-Inter-provincial trade certification (Red Seal) is preferred
-Ability to work on own without supervision
-Supervisory experience is preferred

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