Electrician Jobs in Oakland, CA

Install and perform maintenance on wiring, control, and lighting systems. Electricians work on electrical components for buildings that are finished, and no longer under construction. They are competent at reading blueprints and technical diagrams, understand and follow the regulations set out in the government’s National Electric Code, and use a range of equipment to test for and identify electrical problems. When they discover an issue, electricians repair or replace the affected wiring or device.

There are two main categories of electricians. Inside electricians work on larger motors, equipment, and systems in business buildings and factories. Residential electricians, by contrast, work in residential homes. These personnel install wiring and troubleshoot non-industrial fixtures and equipment.

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Tradesmen International, Inc. - San Mateo, CA (15 miles from Oakland, CA)
Description Tradesmen International is currently seeking CA certified Journeyman Electricians for an assignment in San Mateo....
5 hours ago
Tradesmen International - Foster City, CA (15 miles from Oakland, CA)
Diagnosing malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem Requirements Simply put, we're not a temp...
2 days ago
Oakland, CA
We are looking for a journeyman electrician to work on mostly residential and some commercial locations throughout the bay area. Most of our jobs are located in Oakland, Berkeley, and Richmond....
1 day ago
Orinda, CA (6 miles from Oakland, CA)
Ability to: Safely and effectively operate and maintain a wide variety of hand tools, power tools, vehicles and equipment; Frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds; Communicate effectively both orally...
4 hours ago
Stanford University - Stanford, CA (24 miles from Oakland, CA)
Electrician Specialists perform these specialized duties under general supervision rom the Shop Supervisor....
1 day ago
Stanford University - Stanford, CA (24 miles from Oakland, CA)
Must have ability to use a variety of tools and instruments such as hand tools of the trade: voltmeter, ohmmeter, current meter, motor analyzer, megger, circuit tracing equipment, hydraulic bending...
2 days ago
Aerotek - Dublin, CA (17 miles from Oakland, CA)
Journeyman Electrician Level 1: Needs experience with 50+ panel upgrades Journeyman Electrician Level 2: Needs solar experience with powerwalls/batteries, 25-50 powerwall installs Payrate: $40-$53/hr...
2 days ago
East Bay Regional Park District - Oakland, CA (3 miles from Oakland, CA)
Ability to : Safely and effectively operate and maintain a wide variety of hand tools, power tools, vehicles and equipment; Frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds; Communicate effectively both...
3 days ago
San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
A C-10 licensed or journeyman and certified electrician is needed by our non-union business. We have a good backlog of excellent projects along with specialized expertise in growing technologies....
4 days ago
Dublin, CA (17 miles from Oakland, CA)
Well established company looking for Electricians We have the following position available Journeyman: Service & Repair (Residential & Commercial) Small to Medium sized projects....
4 days ago
City of Palo Alto - Palo Alto, CA (23 miles from Oakland, CA)
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate for this Electrician position would have gone through an accredited electrician apprenticeship program and have experience working in a wastewater treatment plan...
4 days ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Installs conduit, wiring and cable and completes splices and connections and tests circuits for continuity and safety....
4 days ago
Mt Diablo Unified - Concord, CA (16 miles from Oakland, CA)
and replaces broken or defective parts in motors, switches and fixtures Tests, locates and repairs trouble to electrical circuits and equipment Installs, repairs and maintains electrical wiring systems...
7 days ago
Tesla Motors, Inc. - Martinez, CA (14 miles from Oakland, CA)
THE ROLE The Licensed Electrician is part of Teslas Energy Field Operations team....
7 days ago
Bay Ship And Amp Yacht Co - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Marine Electrician/strong br/br/ Bay Ship & Yacht, located on the water where the Oakland Estuary meets San Francisco Bay, is in need of a highly skilled Marine Electrician with expert-level experience...
8 days ago

Demographic Data for Oakland, CA

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in Oakland, CA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (33.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (25.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.1%)
  • Master's Degree (6.7%)
  • Some College (2.4%)
  • Some High School (1.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Electricians in Oakland, CA
  • 4-6 years (61.1%)
  • 2-4 years (14.1%)
  • 8-10 years (10.1%)
  • None (9.9%)
  • 6-8 years (4.0%)
  • 1-2 years (0.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (0.2%)

Salary for Electrician jobs in Oakland, CA

**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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