Electrician Jobs in Des Plaines, 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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Addison, IL (10 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Building maintenance such as installing conduit, wiring repair related controls, distribution panels, computer cables, knowledge of AC/DC power...
2 days ago
Norfolk Southern - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
or electrical schematics Preferred Qualifications: Two years electrician experience Completion of an electrical vocational or trade school program Journeyman Electrician Physical Demands: Heavy work...
3 days ago
GPAC - Algonquin, IL (22 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Description: Manage the completion of various electrical tasks Troubleshooting electrical issues Electrical break and repair Read blueprints, run conduit, and wire/terminate devices Perform quality...
2 days ago
Skokie, IL (8 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Job Information Aerotek Maintenance Electrician in Skokie, Illinois Description: 2nd and 3rd shift at the Skokie production plant Will be working on the food packaging equipment.Will be mainly doing...
2 days ago
Elk Grove Village, IL (6 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
ELECTRICIAN NEEDED Very busy electrical company looking for full or part time electrician. Installation and retrofit commercial light fixtures and installation Solar Panels....
1 day ago
Pactiv - Bedford Park, IL (22 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Overview Electrician | Bedford Park, IL | HIRING IMMEDIATELY Incentives: Competitive Wages and Sign on Bonus Potential for qualified candidates Available Shifts: DAY SHIFT 12-Hour Rotating Shifts with...
1 day ago
Des Plaines, IL
Understanding of blueprints and technical diagrams, inspection of electrical components including transformers and circuit breakers, test devices, work with hand and power tools....
19 hours ago
Signode Industrial Group - Glenview, IL (3 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Job Description Facilities Maintenance Electrician - Glenview Apply Now Description/Job Summary TITLE: Facilities Maintenance Electrician POSITION: Full Time / Permanent / Direct Hire LOCATION: Glenview...
3 days ago
Lake County IL - Libertyville, IL (16 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Two years of experience at the level of journeyman electrician. Possess a valid Class A CDL driver's license supplemented by a satisfactory driving record....
4 days ago
Hostess Brands - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Job Overview Seeking to hire multiple people for different shifts 1st Shift: 6am-2:30pm 2nd Shift: 2pm-10:30am 3rd Shift: 10pm-6:30am The Electrician performs a full range of maintenance/engineering...
4 days ago
Guckenheimer - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Key Purpose As a Licensed Journeyman Electrician, you will be responsible for repairing, maintaining, and installing wiring, motors, transformers, generators, lighting, and other electrical systems...
4 days ago
St Charles, IL (22 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
WHAT WE REQUIRE: - Must have Valid Electricians License - Degree in Electrical Construction or similar field a plus - This position will be Monday thru Friday and may include some weekend days - Must...
4 days ago
South Elgin, IL (22 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Electrician needed Full time for residential and some commercial work, Willing to learn and follow the instruction, reliable transportation, Pay holidays and vacation....
4 days ago
Elgin, IL (17 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Solar Electrician Trillium Staffing Solutions Elgin, IL Full Time Job Details Company Overview Now hiring Solar Electricians in Elgin!...
4 days ago
Planet Forward - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Assistant Electrical Designer Planet Forward Chicago, IL Contractor Job Details Company Overview An Assistant Electrical Designer will assist in various phases of planning, site evaluations,...
5 days ago

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Salary for Electrician Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

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


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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Electricians in Des Plaines, 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 Des Plaines, 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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