Electrician Jobs in Houston, TX

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.

Search Electrician Jobs

1-15 of 137 Jobs
Greif Brothers - La Porte, TX (19 miles from Houston, TX)
Read electrical blueprints and schematics and apply NEC requirements....
2 days ago
Lubrizol - Deer Park, TX (15 miles from Houston, TX)
JOB SUMMARY: The Maintenance Electrician is responsible for maintaining, repairing, and installing; wiring, motors, transformers, generators, lighting, switchgears, UPS, VFD, PLC, and any other electrical...
15 hours ago
GPAC - Houston, TX
Electrician Responsibilities: Install, maintain, and repair various electrical systems Read technical blueprints and diagrams Perform general electrical maintenance throughout the plant Troubleshoot...
2 days ago
EMCOR Group - Deer Park, TX (15 miles from Houston, TX)
Must be able to design and install ridged conduit, cable trays and manage wire pulls as directed by Foreman. Must be able to teach and direct apprentice....
1 day ago
Cargill, Inc. - Pasadena, TX (10 miles from Houston, TX)
Cargill's Agricultural Supply Chain (CASC) connects producers and users of grains and oilseeds around the globe through sourcing, storing, trading, processing, and distributing, as well as...
20 hours ago
Genrg Electrical Solutions Llc Dba Leggio Electric - Houston, TX
JOB DETAILS SALARY $25 - $32 / Per Hour JOB TYPE Full-Time ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION Health, Dental And Vision Insurance, Overtime Pay, Bonus Pay, Paid Time-Off LOCATION Houston, TX POSTED 1 Day Ago...
1 day ago
Houston, TX
submit resume and register LaborMax is hiring and we have several temp Requirements: Journeyman Electricians needed for a project starting next week....
16 hours ago
Sunpro - Houston, TX
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings. Professional appearance, with excellent verbal and written communication skills....
3 days ago
Houston, TX
Electricians - $20-26/hr Get more than a Paycheck!...
4 days ago
Houston, TX
Electrician needed. Small shop, southeast Houston area. Must be licensed and have commercial experience. Benefits provided - health insurance, vacation and holiday pay. Please call .......
5 days ago
City of Houston - Houston, TX
MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS A valid State of Texas Journeyman Electrician License is required....
5 days ago
City of Houston, TX - Houston, TX
MINIMUMLICENSE REQUIREMENTS A valid State of Texas Journeyman Electrician License is required....
5 days ago
Lyondellbasell - Deer Park, TX (15 miles from Houston, TX)
, bus ducts o Protective relays (electromechanical, solid state, microprocessor of varying types) o Current and potential transformers, metering equipment o 15KV plant distribution equipment (switchgear...
6 days ago
Advanced Containment Systems, Inc. - South Houston, TX (10 miles from Houston, TX)
Other Ergonomics Requirements: The position of electrician is a physically demanding job....
6 days ago
Lonza, Inc. - Houston, TX
Electrician License Significant experience performing electrical repair, installation trouble shooting of production equipment and facilities in a production/ manufacturing environment....
6 days ago

Demographic Data for Houston, TX

Moving to Houston, TX? Find some basic demographic data about Houston, TX below.


2,906,700
77,119
Large

Electrician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

TradesmanCE.com - Alaska Electrician

Our courses are approved by the Alaska Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing to satisfy your electrician continuing education requirements. You can find us on the...


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 - Florida Electrician

Our courses are Florida DBPR approved to satisfy your electrician continuing education requirements (Provider ID #0005624; ECLB CE Provider License #PVD483).

Complete the continuing...


Salary for Electrician Jobs in Houston, TX

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

$55,915

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in Houston, TX 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 Houston, TX
  • 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%)

Electrician Related Career Advice Articles

Career Comparison: Lineman vs. Electrician

Learn about the differences between a lineman and an electrician to see which career option sparks your interest!


Millennials in Construction: The Best Construction Jobs to Look For

Have you ever considered a career in construction? Find out what this exciting industry has to offer.


7 Top Construction Jobs to Fill the Skilled Labor Shortage [INFOGRAPHIC]

Want to launch a construction career? Check out our infographic to learn more about 7 in-demand positions including salaries, required skills, and more.