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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Hampton, VA (14 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
I need an electrician/handyman (Hampton) remuneracin: $100 for the job. We can discuss this if more work presents itself....
2 days ago
Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters - Norfolk, VA (5 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Works from blueprints and may be responsible for estimating small projects. Manages individual inventory following departmental inventory management and control parameters....
10 hours ago
Serco - Chesapeake, VA (9 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Are you an experienced Marine Electrician looking for a new opportunity?...
23 hours ago
ColonialWebb - Newport News, VA (17 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
, power distribution centers, heat tracing systems, and cable trays Support wiring and other electrical operations related to retrofit and construction projects, installations, equipment replacements...
2 days ago
Norfolk Southern - Norfolk, VA (5 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
or electrical schematics Preferred Qualifications: Two years electrician experience Completion of an electrical vocational or trade school program Journeyman Electrician Physical Demands: Heavy work...
17 hours ago
Insight Global - Virginia Beach, VA (21 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Insight Global is looking for an Industrial Electrician for one of our clients sitting in Virginia Beach, VA....
6 hours ago
L3Harris - Norfolk, VA (5 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Job Information L3Harris $2000 Sign On Bonus -Electrician in Norfolk, Virginia Description: Electrician We are searching for an Electrician at our Norfolk, VA location....
3 days ago
Medix Group - Virginia Beach, VA (23 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Seeking a Professional Electrician Overview: Knowledge to perform mid level in electrical repair and Installation....
3 days ago
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. - Newport News, VA (17 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
As a Electrician at HII you will provide task support of technical repairs and installations, work on blueprint and tech manuals at the Newport News Shipyard!...
4 days ago
CTR Corporation - Portsmouth, VA
Recommended Skills Circuit Switches Electrical Wirings Low Voltage Blueprinting Wiring Diagram Paneling...
6 days ago
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. - 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!...
7 days ago
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. - Newport News, VA (17 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
As an experienced Electrician at HII you will provide task support by applying comprehensive understanding of production & processes and have experience in operating Carrier Vertical Package Conveyors...
7 days ago
ION Solar - Hampton, VA (14 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
ION Solar is one of the nations fastest growing, full-service residential solar companies. With offices in six states across the country and a growing workforce of over 200 employees, Ion Solar is...
7 days ago
ION Solar - Hampton, VA (14 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
ION Solar is looking for a qualified Electrician who will be responsible for various projects in the solar installation process....
7 days ago
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. - 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. + Must be proficient in the use of meters and test...
7 days ago

Demographic Data for Portsmouth, VA

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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 (32.5%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (25.3%)
  • 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 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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