Electrician Jobs in Chicago, IL

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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Sinai Health System Incorporated - Chicago, IL
Ability to read and use blueprints and schematics as normally acquired through 3 years experience. Knowledge of hospital/departmental policies and procedures...
1 day ago
Harvey, IL (20 miles from Chicago, IL)
-Install electrical circuits following blueprints & schematic diagrams....
1 day ago
Glendale Heights, IL (20 miles from Chicago, IL)
Experienced residential electrician wanted Must have tools and transportation New construction Remodeling Du page county Kane county...
17 hours ago
Chicago, IL
-Replacing wiring for control panels and heavy wall conduit work. If available and interested please email ... ASAP!!...
17 hours ago
Bway Corporation - Chicago, IL
Check switches, motors, regulators and other parts of an industrial electrical system. n nEssential Duties & Responsibilities n n n + Complete preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors,...
19 hours ago
Compass Electric Incorporated - Chicago, IL
We are currently hiring a Full-Time Service Electrician with Commercial/Light Industrial experience....
18 hours ago
Chicago, IL
Established company looking for electricians. Right now we are searching for experienced electricians and apprentices.Pay depends on skill level....
16 hours ago
Sunrun - Chicago, IL
The Certified Electrician 1 is required to possess and maintain a valid Journeyman License/Electrician Certification or equivalent per local and state requirements....
17 hours ago
Elk Grove Village, IL (18 miles from Chicago, IL)
MUST have pipe bending skills, wiring skills, able to read and understand prints, knowledge of the NEC and CEC, and a positive attitude....
3 days ago
United States Gypsum Company - East Chicago, IN (20 miles from Chicago, IL)
& cable tray design, layout and installation....
3 days ago
USG - Chicago, IL
& cable tray design, layout and installation....
4 days ago
Express Employment Professionals - Oak Lawn - Chicago, IL
Candidates applying should possess the following skills: Basic industrial electrical troubleshooting - basic schematics, fuse sizing, VOM usage skills....
6 days ago
Northbrook, IL (17 miles from Chicago, IL)
We are currently hiring a Full-Time Service Electrician with Commercial/Light Industrial experience....
6 days ago
Riverside, IL (9 miles from Chicago, IL)
Experience only Must have knowledge of all aspects of electricity and remodeling skills commercial and residential. Must own tools and have transportation. Excellent pay and benefits Near West...
7 days ago
Heidelberg USA, Inc. - Schaumburg, IL (23 miles from Chicago, IL)
We are now hiring a Field Service Electrician - Sheetfed for the Central region in the US....
9 days ago

Demographic Data for Chicago, IL

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Salary for Electrician Jobs in Chicago, IL

This is the average annual salary for Electrician jobs in Chicago, IL as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in Chicago, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (32.5%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (25.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.7%)
  • 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 Chicago, IL
  • 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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