Electrician Jobs in Blacksburg, VA

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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Blacksburg, VA
Local contractor is seeking experienced commercial electricians for a construction project at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA....
4 days ago
Christiansburg, VA (9 miles from Blacksburg, VA)
Must have all basic hand tools of the trade and be able to pull wire, bend conduit and read drawings....
5 days ago
Salem, VA (17 miles from Blacksburg, VA)
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6 days ago
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Blacksburg, VA
Working knowledge of a variety of technical documents such as blueprints, technical drawings, sketches, schematics, specification records, and operating and maintenance manuals....
13 days ago
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Blacksburg, VA
Ability and knowledge in installing rigid conduit according to the National Electrical Code. Identify materials and quantities needed for new and repair projects....
13 days ago
HHM Facilities Management - Salem, VA (17 miles from Blacksburg, VA)
We are looking for an Industrial Electrician to join our team. This position requires the ability to operate, test, troubleshoot and repair process equipment....
14 days ago
Southern Air - Dublin, VA (17 miles from Blacksburg, VA)
Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components. Perform other duties as assigned....
16 days ago
Moore's Electrical & Mechanical - Blacksburg, VA
Desired skills for this role include: 2+ years of industrial electrical experience Knowledge in controls, wiring, ladder logic, input/output hookups, circuitry, conduit, motors, cylinders, drives, etc...
30+ days ago
JamesHardie - Pulaski, VA (23 miles from Blacksburg, VA)
QUALIFICATIONS : At least 5 years Industrial Electrical experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; Must be willing to work a rotating shift; Allen Bradley PLC and Wonderware experience...
30+ days ago
Moore's Electrical & Mechanical - Blacksburg, VA
Pulling electrical wiring through electrical conduit. Ability to read blueprints. Assisting in hooking up/terminating electrical panels, set fixtures, outlets, and various electrical devices....
60+ days ago
Tenneco - Blacksburg, VA
Installing and maintaining electrical cabinets and transformers. Install and work with 480 volts 3 phase and lower voltages. Running conduit, sizing wire, and circuits....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Blacksburg, VA

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Salary for Electrician Jobs in Blacksburg, VA

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in Blacksburg, VA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (32.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (25.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.7%)
  • 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 Blacksburg, VA
  • 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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