Electrician Jobs in Portsmouth, 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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Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News, VA (17 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
As a an experience Electrician at HII you will provide task support by troubleshooting motor control and control circuits at the Newport News Shipyard!...
2 days ago
Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News, VA (17 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Must be able to interpret schematics, blueprints and drawings. Must be able to identify system and component location based on ships structure....
2 days ago
Chesapeake, VA (9 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Current & Valid Driver's License Clean Criminal Record Knowledge on electrical Blueprints Responsibilities: - Keeping project on schedule by providing quality electrical installations under Project...
2 days ago
L3Harris - Norfolk, VA (5 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Description: Electrician 1st Class We are searching for an Electrician at our Norfolk, VA location....
9 hours ago
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. - Newport News, VA (17 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Electricians read and interpret complex electrical and electronic schematics....
3 days ago
Jacobs Engineering Group - Hampton, VA (14 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining/installing substations, poles, lines, control equipment, capacitors, transformers, potheads, generators, insulators, switches and switchgears, cutouts, and...
2 days ago
HII Technical Solutions - Newport News, VA (17 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
As a Electrician at HII you will provide task support by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data, identify system and component location based on ships structure, and understand the use of precision...
3 days ago
Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News, VA (17 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
As a an experience Electrician at HII you will provide task support by troubleshooting motor control and control circuits at the Newport News Shipyard!...
2 days ago
Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News, VA (17 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
As a Electrician at HII you will provide task support by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data, identify system and component location based on ships structure, and understand the use of precision...
2 days ago
Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News, VA (17 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Electricians read and interpret complex electrical and electronic schematics....
3 days ago
Norfolk, VA (5 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
offsets, 3 points, 4 points, saddles, kicks, 90's, etc. - Pulling electrical wiring through electrical conduit. - Be able to Read Blueprints. - Assisting in terminating electrical panels, set fixtures...
4 days ago
PEMCCO Logistic Services LLC - Hampton, VA (14 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Working knowledge of plumbing, HVAC, welding, switchgear transformers and high voltage breakers....
4 days ago
Randstad - Hampton, VA (14 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
We are looking for an electrician to join our team in Newport News. If you are experienced with installing and repairing PLCs apply today....
5 days ago
Veterans Health Administration - Hampton, VA (14 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements: Ability to do the work of an electrician without more than normal supervision....
5 days ago
Maritime Administration - Fort Eustis, VA (24 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Works safely and properly to operate high voltage Visi Vac Vacuum Switches, power distribution centers, control power transformers, electrical and mechanical lock out devices, time over current relays...
6 days ago

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Salary for Electrician Jobs in Portsmouth, VA

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

$47,411

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in Portsmouth, VA 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 Portsmouth, 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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