Electrician Jobs in Elgin, 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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West Liberty Foods - Bolingbrook, IL (23 miles from Elgin, IL)
We are currently hiring for Job Title Electrician Job Summary: The Electrician is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures while ensuring that...
2 days ago
Mr. Handyman of Oak Park, River Forest, & Lincoln Park - Oak Park, IL (24 miles from Elgin, IL)
We're looking for a select few experienced, motivated and organized electricians that can work directly with customers to successfully complete current projects and open doors to future projects....
2 days ago
St Charles, IL (6 miles from Elgin, IL)
Details: - This position will be Monday thru Friday and may include some weekend days What we require: - Must have Valid Electricians License - Degree in Electrical Construction or similar field a plus...
17 hours ago
Streamwood, IL (2 miles from Elgin, IL)
Pay: 22-32/hr Skills: Electrical, Schematic, conduit, conduit bending, commercial construction Top Skills Details: Electrical,Schematic,conduit,conduit bending,commercial construction Additional Skills...
16 hours ago
Aerotek - Elmhurst, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Skills: Electrical, Schematic, conduit, conduit bending, commercial construction Top Skills Details: Electrical, Schematic, conduit, conduit bending, commercial construction Additional Skills & Qualifications...
1 day ago
Veterans Health Administration - Hines, IL (23 miles from Elgin, IL)
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must...
1 day ago
McHenry, IL (23 miles from Elgin, IL)
Electricians all levels,hand tools Reliable transportation Work well alone and with others Driver's license All types of commercial and residential. Benefits after trial period....
1 day ago
Downers Grove, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Job Information PeopleReady Electrician in Downers Grove, Illinois We are currently looking for electricians who have worked on commercial, industrial and/or residential job sites....
3 days ago
Signode Industrial Group - Glenview, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
Job Description Mechanic Electrician - Glenview Apply Now Description/Job Summary TITLE: Mechanic Electrician POSITION: Full Time / Permanent / Direct Hire LOCATION: Glenview, IL REPORTS TO: Facilities...
5 days ago
Heidelberg USA - Schaumburg, IL (8 miles from Elgin, IL)
electrical controls Escalate verbally and via email difficult to solve problems to the technical support group in a timely manner....
6 days ago
Greif Packaging LLC - Naperville, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Job Requisition #: 018679 Industrial Electrician (Open) Job Description: Key Responsibilities Ensures reliability of machinery and equipment by completing preventive maintenance on machinery and systems...
7 days ago
Elgin, IL
keywords: electrician, conduit, panels, fixtures, residential, commercial, lighting...
7 days ago
Modern Mill Solar - Lombard, IL (14 miles from Elgin, IL)
NABCEP Certification preferred; Journeyman Electrician Certification in the State of Illinois; General construction knowledge to include: roofing, electrical, and carpentry skills Experience with electrical...
8 days ago
Wheeling, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Assists in pulling wire, lifting, hoisting and positioning materials. Assists more senior personnel in electrical installations, connections, and terminations under close supervision....
8 days ago
Sunpower Corporation - Elgin, IL
Sr Residential Electrician Sunpower Elgin, IL Full Time Apply on company site Job Details Do you want to change the world? We do, too....
9 days ago

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Salary for Electrician Jobs in Elgin, IL

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

$78,962

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in Elgin, 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 Elgin, 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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