Electrician Jobs in Louisiana

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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Reserve, LA
Installs, repairs and tests new equipment and used electrical parts for safety and efficiency including switch gear, transformers and conduit plumbing. Maintains equipment repair records....
3 days ago
Tulane University - New Orleans, LA
Electrician, UnlicensedFacilities Services Operations and Maintenance Location: New Orleans, LA Summary Assist licensed electricians and with construction and maintenance electrical work....
2 days ago
Marmon Holdings, Inc - Alexandria, LA
Preferred Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent Proven ability to read and interpret blueprint drawings, schematics, and diagrams of electrical components/systems and installing, troubleshooting...
3 days ago
New Orleans, LA
Need experienced electricians immediately! Lots of work! Must be dependable and reliable! Must have ride to and from office Must have hand tools SEND RESUME...
3 days ago
State of Louisiana - Harvey, LA
The maximum salary for the Electrician Specialist is $4,430.00....
3 days ago
Weeks Marine Inc - Houma, LA
Electrician - Houma Yard Monday - Friday (50 hours per week) plus overtime as needed Job Description An Electrician installs new equipment, troubleshoots and repairs existing electrical equipment and...
1 day ago
Westlake, LA
We are hiring Commercial Electricians and Top Helpers in the Lake Charles, La area IMMEDIATELY for a large project. Must have at least 1 year experience with basic tools. Please call ......
2 days ago
Prime Ocean - Houma, LA
Have previous experience working as an Offshore Electrician/ET Possess or be willing to obtain an OGUK Medical & 10-panel drug screen....
2 days ago
New Orleans, LA
Experienced residential and commercial electrician wanted, pay based on knowledge and experience in the trade. Looking for someone who takes pride in what they do....
2 days ago
Audubon Nature Institute Inc - New Orleans, LA
Position Title: Electrical Mechanic Department: Electrical Reports To: Chief Electrician Location: Aquarium of the Americas General Summary: Working under the Chief Electrician and the Assistant Chief...
2 days ago
City of Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge, LA
Job Announcement City of Baton Rouge/Parish of EBR Job Title : PLANT ELECTRICIAN Type of Vacancy : Open Competitive Job Opening No. : 2200110-1 Job Code : 1208 Work Location : ENV SERV-SEWER-WWT-SOUTH...
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Weeks Marine Inc - Houma, LA
Electrician - Houma This is a rotational position working 19 days on and 9 days off Travel is paid by Weeks Marine Job Description An Electrician installs new equipment, troubleshoots and repairs existing...
1 day ago
Shreveport, LA
and electrical systems Termination of panels Install various types of raceway and cable tray systems Troubleshoot motor and control systems Adhere to all quality and safety codes Company Qualifications...
2 days ago
Boeing - New Orleans, LA
Boeing Global Services (BGS) is seeking an Experienced Avionics Electrician to support the F-15 Program at NAS JRB New Orleans in Belle Chasse, LA....
3 days ago
Newpark Resources - Carencro, LA
Description Job TitleElectrician ILocationCarencro, LA, USDivision NameNewpark Mats and Integrated ServicesOverview WHY JOIN NEWPARK? One of Newpark's Core Values is Excellence. It means we are...
3 days ago

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Salary for Electrician Jobs in Louisiana

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

$51,678

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in Louisiana offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (32.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (25.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.8%)
  • 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 Louisiana
  • 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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