Electrician Jobs in San Diego, 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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San Diego, CA
Position requires the following: Minimum 8 years' experience - Journeyman card required Have all necessary hand/power tools including conduit benders Must have reliable transportation and valid driver's...
5 hours ago
El Cajon, CA (18 miles from San Diego, CA)
Looking for CA Certified Journeyman Electricians for work in the San Diego area....
1 day ago
Bonita, CA (10 miles from San Diego, CA)
Busy electrical contracting company based in Bonita, CA looking for journeymen electricians....
2 days ago
San Diego, CA
Perform installation tasks such as; cable dressing, cable tray, conduit, and making/repairing connectors Possess a demonstrated ability and knowledge of the principles of electricity, electronics, shipboard...
2 days ago
kSARIA Corporation - Chula Vista, CA (7 miles from San Diego, CA)
Chula Vista, CA Description: The Marine Electrician will be responsible for supporting kSARIA's Field Installation Services organization on board US Navy ships....
1 day ago
San Diego, CA
Understanding of wire and conduit sizing and how to make adjustments for environmental factors Must be willing to work in high places....
1 day ago
San Diego, CA
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12 hours ago
SJS Executives, LLC - San Diego, CA
Determine and install wiring, conduit, fixture, transformer and other electrical device in the size, type, and arrangement needed for proper and safe operation of electrical systems, circuit and equipment...
2 days ago
San Diego, CA
Electricians Helper, Apprentice, Journeyman Electrician wanted for Commercial Tenant Improvement Work in San Diego County....
15 hours ago
San Diego, CA
-Must have experience in installing conduit, bending conduit, pulling wire, cable trays, light fixtures. -Ability to pass pre-employment screenings...
4 days ago
National City, CA (6 miles from San Diego, CA)
We have immediate openings for the following positions: Helpers Shipfitters Pipefitters and welders Structural welders Painters Electricians Long term work with highly competitive wages....
4 days ago
San Diego, CA
Experienced Electricians All Levels (Apprentices to Licensed Journeymen) Compensation is dependent on experiences and knowledge....
5 days ago
San Diego, CA
Looking to hire an electrician with no need for supervision and with sales experience. This is commission based only job opportunity. Not hourly....
6 days ago
El Cajon, CA (18 miles from San Diego, CA)
Measure, cut, bend, thread, etc. and install wire and electrical cable systems, conduit systems and other wire raceway systems....
6 days ago
San Diego, CA
Electrical contractor currently looking for FULL TIME Journeyman Electricians. Motivated electricians to work HEAVY hours! We are paying some of the highest incentive work prices in town!!...
6 days ago

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Salary for Electrician Jobs in San Diego, CA

This is the average annual salary for Electrician jobs in San Diego, CA as reported by the BLS.

$61,439

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in San Diego, CA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (32.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (25.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.8%)
  • Master's Degree (6.7%)
  • Some College (2.4%)
  • Some High School (1.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Electricians in San Diego, 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%)

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