Electrician Jobs in Illinois

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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Union Pacific Railroad Company - Chicago, IL
Passenger Car Electricians perform the inspection, repair and maintenance of the electrical components on passenger cars....
1 day ago
Amsted Rail - Granite City, IL
The following union positions are available: Electricians 5 years Industrial Electrical Experience or Associates Degree in Industrial Electricity or related subject Ability to troubleshoot overhead...
1 day ago
My Electrical Career - Skokie, IL
Give yourself the power to launch in this unique field with a variety of options including: opportunities to work as an electrician journeyman, a master electrician or even an electrical engineer....
22 hours ago
Mount Prospect, IL
-Ability to read blueprints. Please leave your name and telephone number. Ask for Dino....
20 hours ago
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL
The trade for this purpose shall include work normally performed by Electricians i.e. installing, maintaining, and/or repairing electrical systems, generators, transformers, motors and other electrical...
2 days ago
BNSF Railways - Chicago, IL
MAINTENANCE Test, maintain, and repair locomotive alternators, generators and motors, including AC and DC power control systems, main and auxiliary electrical cabinets, lighting, batteries, and wiring/conduit...
2 days ago
Randstad - Chicago Heights, IL
PLC Maintenance Electrician located near Tinley Park, IL at a worldwide leading industrial manufacturer....
1 day ago
Tcl Electrical & Lighting Inc - North Aurora, IL
Dedicated customer service is essential to the position. ' Responsibilities i nclude but not limited to : + Installing switch gear, panels, conduit to 4, and wire to NEC and local code requirements....
1 day ago
Tradesmen International, Inc. - Dunlap, IL
Job Scope: Run, Bend & Install Conduit Rough In Industrial Work Requirements: Must be able to Pass a Drug Screen & Background Check Previous Industrial Experience Have own Tools for the Trade Complete...
10 hours ago
Exelon - Warrenville, IL
Exelon Nuclear is currently looking for Electrical Maintenance Technicians/ Industrial Electricians across our Illinois Nuclear plants....
3 days ago
Bolingbrook, IL
We are currently looking for electricians who have worked on commercial, industrial and/or residential job sites....
2 days ago
Graphic Packaging - Shelbyville, IL
2 days ago
West Liberty Foods - Bolingbrook, 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...
1 day ago
Mauser Corporation - Chicago, IL
Job Summary: The Electrician is responsible for installing and repairing all electrical devices of the plant....
3 days ago
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County - West Chicago, IL
Install conduit and wiring for various applications....
3 days ago

Demographic Data for Illinois

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Salary for Electrician Jobs in Illinois

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in Illinois offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (32.6%)
  • Vocational or Certification (25.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.6%)
  • 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 Illinois
  • 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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