Inspect, test, repair, or maintain electrical equipment in generating stations, substations, and in-service relays.
Sample of reported job titles:
Electrical and Instrumentation Technician (E and I Technician), Electrical Technician, Instrument and Control Technician (I and C Technician), Instrumentation and Control Technician (I and C Technician), Relay Technician, Substation Electrician, Substation Mechanic, Substation Technician, Substation Wireman, Wireman
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How much education does a new hire need to perform a job in this occupation? Respondents said:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data
external site and 2020-2030 employment projections
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