Electrician Jobs in Schenectady, NY

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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State of New York - Albany, NY (8 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Minimum Qualifications Must have four years of satisfactory experience working under a journey-level electrician which would provide training equivalent to that gained in an apprenticeship program,...
3 days ago
New York State Technology - Albany, NY (8 miles from Schenectady, NY)
AgencyUniversity at Albany TitleTrades Specialist (Electrician) Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance Salary Grade12 Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA...
20 hours ago
Amsterdam, NY (14 miles from Schenectady, NY)
QR Code Link to This Post Looking for Lead Electricians to join our team. Top pay, 401K match, PTO and more...
2 days ago
Albany, NY (8 miles from Schenectady, NY)
,Cell towers, Carriers, Generators, Wiring panels, transformers, switches, Electrical circuits, BTS, #TekComJobs, #TekComResources #CertifiedJourneyman #Electrician What We Do TekCom Resources is a...
8 days ago
Tradesmen International - Amsterdam, NY (14 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Tradesmen International is immediately hiring experienced Electrician Apprentices for projects located in the Amsterdam, NY area....
9 days ago
Tradesmen International - East Berne, NY (15 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Tradesmen International is immediately hiring an experienced Low Voltage Electricians for projects located in the East Berne, NY area....
9 days ago
PSEG Group - Albany, NY (8 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Recommended Skills Batteries Blueprinting Cathodic Protection Control Engineering Electric Motors Electrical Installation Work...
10 days ago
PSEG - Albany, NY (8 miles from Schenectady, NY)
completed approved courses in: AC/DC circuits, Electrical Blueprint reading, AC/DC machinery including magnetism, polyphase theory and electrical control theory....
12 days ago
Albany, NY (8 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Electrician needed with 8+ years experience in commercial and residential work. Also hiring electrical helpers with experience. Competitive compensation based on experience....
13 days ago
CSX - Selkirk, NY (20 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma/GED 18 years of age or older Valid Driver's License One year experience reading blueprints or locomotive prints Preferred Qualifications Two years electrician...
13 days ago
Schenectady, NY
Seeking a Journeyman / Skilled Electrician with 3+ years experience for immediate hire....
17 days ago
Ballston Spa, NY (13 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Immediate Position Open for Electricians Commercial experience including new construction and remodel. Some service work and troubleshooting....
18 days ago
U.S. Army Recruiting - Albany Battalion - Saratoga Springs, NY (18 miles from Schenectady, NY)
**Job Duties*** Install transformers, junction boxes, circuit breakers, service panels, switches, electrical boxes and lightning rods* Read blueprints, wire plans and repair orders to determine layouts...
23 days ago
Bullfrog Power - Albany, NY (8 miles from Schenectady, NY)
What you'll be doing: Maintain or Commission Power distribution equipment including: Power Transformers, Circuit Breakers, Relays, HV Switches, HV/MV/LV Cables and Instrument Transformers....
25 days ago
Nesco Resource - Rotterdam Junction, NY (6 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Nesco Resource has an immediate need for a Maintenance Electrician in the Schenectady, NY area! This is a full-time, direct hire position with room for growth....
28 days ago

Demographic Data for Schenectady, NY

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Electrician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

TradesmanCE.com - Colorado Electrician

Our complete 2020 NEC update course covers every significant change to every chapter in the NEC as well as being approved to meet your DORA PDU requirements. We are approved with the Colorado...

TradesmanCE.com - Georgia Electrician

Our courses are approved by the state of Georgia to satisfy your electrician continuing education requirements.

Complete the continuing education to renew your GA electricians license...

TradesmanCE.com - Illinois Electrician

All of our courses are specifically designed to help you meet your PDH requirements. We have built our courses according to Professional Development Programs standards as laid out by the IDFPR...

Salary for Electrician Jobs in Schenectady, NY

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in Schenectady, NY 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 Schenectady, NY
  • 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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