Electrician Jobs in Downers Grove, 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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Exelon - Warrenville, IL (9 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Exelon Nuclear is currently looking for Electrical Maintenance Technicians/ Industrial Electricians across our Illinois Nuclear plants....
2 days ago
Wr Grace & Company - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
electrical technician....
2 days ago
Tradesmen International - Skokie, IL (22 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Job Scope: EMT, Bending Pipe, Pulling Wire, Low Gauge Shift is 7:00am-4:00pm Job is located in Skokie, IL Pay Ranges from $20-25/hour based on experience & skill level Requirements Requirements: Journeyman...
3 days ago
SC Electric Company - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
. collaborate with switchgear engineers to trade-off performance attributes at the interfaces between the switchgear and vacuum interrupter. self-starting investigations to seek root causes for design...
1 day ago
Aerotek - Aurora, IL (12 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
in a manufacturing environment and possess the following skills and knowledge: Industrial electrician with electronic electrician level experience in a high speed manufacturing environment....
2 days ago
Hornblower - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
NOW GATHERING APPLICATIONS FOR AQSC 2021 SEASON START UPS In addition to the application process please copy and paste the link below into a separate browser window for consideration. the reefer electrician...
2 days ago
Harvey, IL (23 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
-Install electrical circuits following blueprints & schematic diagrams....
3 days ago
Tec West - Wheeling, IL (22 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Requires the ability to read and work from blueprints, schematics, circuit diagrams and use precision measuring devices....
3 days ago
Skokie, IL (22 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Job Description Job Description Sterling Engineering is assisting a premier client in the search for an Electrician/Panel Wirer....
4 days ago
Amcor Flexibles, LLC - Batavia, IL (15 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Must be able to read blueprints, schematics, have excellent troubleshooting and electrical skills, PLC knowledge....
7 days ago
Medix Group - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Seeking a Master electrician Overview: Knowledgeto perform high-level electricalrepairs and Installations Knowledge of Building Codes Ability to pull permits Full time & part-time employment options...
7 days ago
Nature's Fynd - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
As the Maintenance Electrician for Nature's Fynd, you will be a key member of the Maintenance Team, responsible for keeping our assets in good condition in order to allow us to meet our customer needs...
7 days ago
Velex - Glendale Heights, IL (3 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Velex, Inc. is hiring a Journeyman Electrician in Glendale Heights, IL market. Who We're Looking For: Velex is currently looking for a Journeyman Electrician to join our growing team....
8 days ago
ACH Food Companies, Inc - Arlington Heights, IL (21 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
*What You'll Need:Education: High school diploma or GEDExperience: 3 to 5 years industrial experience preferably in a food manufacturing or packaging environment.Skill/Competence:* Journeyman Electrician...
8 days ago
Tradesmen International - Alsip, IL (17 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Job Scope: Low Gage Electrical Work Bending Pipe Pulling Wire Terminations Standard Industrial Electrical Work Shift is 7:00am-3:00pm Job is located in Alsip, IL Pay Rate is $30/hour Requirements Requirements...
9 days ago

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Salary for Electrician Jobs in Downers Grove, IL

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

$78,962

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in Downers Grove, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (32.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (25.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.4%)
  • 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 Downers Grove, 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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