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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Schaumburg, IL
Weekend on call rotation and overtime is required of all of our Electricians....
19 hours ago
Aerotek - Orland Park, IL
Ability to work with hand tools, drills, core drills etc....
4 hours ago
Silgan Containers Corporation - Champaign, IL
POSITION PURPOSE: Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment Uses a variety of machine, hand tools and measuring...
2 days ago
Archer Daniels Midland - Mendota, IL
Job Details Job Title: Maintenance/Electrician - Mendota, IL Location: Mendota, IL, Midwest United States, USA Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) Industry Sector: Agribusiness Industry Type...
2 days ago
Xxx - Wauconda, IL
Maintenance Electrician - Temporary at XXX Wauconda, IL About the Job Overview Applications are invited for an Industrical Electrician to provide pro-active and reactive maintenance of plant and process...
2 days ago
Dundee, IL
Seeking Electricians in the Cook County IL area!...
19 hours ago
Peru, IL
We are looking to add to our electical department staff. If you have a construction/mechanical background and electrical experience we have a great oportunity for you! We offer a great work...
19 hours ago
Schaumburg, IL
Qualifications -2(+) years of electrical experience, including pulling wire, running wire, bending pipe/conduit and Romex. -Own set of tools -Reliable transportation and valid drivers license....
19 hours ago
Martin-Brower - Niles, IL
Also performs preventive maintenance and upgrades to wiring, conduit and electronic control systems....
7 hours ago
Aerotek - Skokie, IL
Will be working on the food packaging equipment. Will be mainly doing the electrical repairs: running wiring, AC/DC motors, gear boxes. Need to have PLC and low voltage experience Mechanical...
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Mueller Water Products - Decatur, IL
Positions available include a 2nd and 3rd shift only. n nJob Responsibilities: n n n + Read and interpret wiring diagrams, blueprints and manuals. n + Install and maintains electrical equipment, power...
1 day ago
Northwestern University - Evanston, IL
Department: Facilities Mgmt EV Salary/Grade: 399/S3 Job Summary: Under direction, performs journeyman level work and is proficient in the trade. Maintains repairs, installs and alters electrical...
2 days ago
Tradesmen International - South Holland, IL
If you are a Journeyman Electrician experienced in installing and repairing electrical systems this is your chance to advance your career!...
19 hours ago
Arlington Heights School District 25 - Arlington Heights, IL
Description: Arlington Heights SD25 has an opening for a Full-Time Electrician. Please see the attached job description for complete position details....
6 hours ago
Ardent Mills - Alton, IL
Must be able to use hand tools on a daily basis such as power tools (saws, impact wrenches, drill press, hydraulic pullers)....
3 days ago

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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.

$75,062

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 (33.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (25.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.2%)
  • Master's Degree (6.7%)
  • Some College (2.4%)
  • Some High School (1.4%)
  • 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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