Electrician Jobs in California

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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Engineering - Electrician

  • Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • 3 days ago

Rosewood Miramar Beach is looking for an Electrician to join the Engineering Team!...

Energy Storage Electrical Apprentice 3 - Valley Center

  • Mortenson
  • Valley Center, CA
  • 3 days ago

. __ KEY RESULT AREAS (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS) Measure, cut, and bend wire and conduit utilizing various hand tools Safely utilize hand and power tools after proper training (Drills, Crimpers, Cutters,...

Marine Electrician 1

  • Venture Dynamics
  • San Diego, CA
  • 3 days ago

Local Pay Rate: 26 Non Local Pay Rate: Per Diem: Residential or marine electrical experience Hookup Cable pulls and banding Blueprint reading Must have tools of the trade....

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  • Dvele
  • Loma Linda, CA
  • 2 days ago

MULTIPLE OPENINGS for Electrician and Electrician Assistant What's the role all about?...


  • Modesto, CA
  • 1 day ago

At least five (5) years' experience in commercial construction Proficient knowledge of the National Electrical Code, local and state electrical/building codes required....

Electrician, Communications

  • Fullerton College
  • Fullerton, CA
  • 1 day ago

Classification Title: Electrician, Communications Job Title: Electrician, Communications Position Number: CCC789 Location: Cypress College Department: CC Physical Plant & Facilities Percentage of Employment...

Electrician Maint

  • Pactiv Evergreen
  • Bakersfield, CA
  • 1 day ago

., electrical blueprints with switches, starters, maps, relays). Experience with troubleshooting (e.g., PLC, electrical drawings, wiring diagrams diagnostics, problem solving, etc.)....


  • Orange, CA
  • 1 day ago

Experienced electricians for local residential work. Call today For work starting immediately!...

Commercial Tenant improvement work around Orange, LA, Riverside counties All employees receive: Gas Allowance Tool Allowance School Tuition Health/ Dental/Life Insurance/Long term disability 8...

Maintenance Electrician

  • Aleron Incorporated
  • El Segundo, CA
  • 19 hours ago

Cuts, threads, bend, couples, and straps conduit. Cuts wire and conduit to length. Installs, repairs, or replaces switch boxes, light bulbs, plugs, sockets, light fuses, and extension cords....

Facilities Electrician

  • Harman International
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 19 hours ago

Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, construction drawings, wiring diagrams, schematics and follow verbal instructions to plan and lay out conduit, install transmission equipment and ensure...

Lead Electrician

  • Folsom, CA
  • 21 hours ago

Applicant must: * Have Journeyman Card * Have a minimum 5 years of electrical field experience, some solar experience is helpful. * Have solid general construction knowledge and some experience - excavation...

Electrician / Maintenance Technician

  • METALfx
  • Willits, CA
  • 3 days ago

SUMMARY The Electrician / Maintenance Technician is responsible for installing and repairing complex electrical control, wiring and lighting systems working from technical blueprints or under direct...

Hiring Electrician

  • San Luis Obispo, CA
  • 2 days ago

Local Construction Company hiring Electrician. Vehicle, tools & experience required. Based out of San Luis Obispo. Reply with contact info and experience....


  • Modesto, CA
  • 2 days ago

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Demographic Data for California

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Electrician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

TradesmanCE.com - Alabama Electrician

Our courses are approved by the state of Alabama to satisfy your electrician continuing education requirements (Alabama Electrical Contractor Provider #CEP036).

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TradesmanCE.com - Alaska Electrician

Our courses are approved by the Alaska Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing to satisfy your electrician continuing education requirements. You can find us on the...

TradesmanCE.com - Florida Electrician

Our courses are Florida DBPR approved to satisfy your electrician continuing education requirements (Provider ID #0005624; ECLB CE Provider License #PVD483).

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Salary for Electrician Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Electrician jobs in California as reported by the BLS.


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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in California offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (31.9%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (25.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (14.0%)
  • Master's Degree (6.8%)
  • 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 California
  • 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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