Electrician Jobs in Suffolk, 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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HII Technical Solutions - Newport News, VA (12 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Prefer technical/professional certifications.Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty. • Must have hands on experience with troubleshooting and repair of shipboard electrical systems...
2 days ago
NSC Technologies - Newport News, VA (12 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Proficient in the use of basic electrician hand tools (i.e. Pliers, wrenches, sockets, screwdrivers, connector crimping tools, etc.) 6....
3 days ago
Aerotek - Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Proficient in the use of basic electrician hand tools (i.e. Pliers, wrenches, sockets, screwdrivers, connector crimping tools, etc.)...
3 days ago
Portsmouth, VA (11 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Master Electricians that meet these very high expectations will make $25.00 to $30.00 per hour....
3 days ago
Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Looking to hire experienced commercial electrician mechanics, journeyman and masters. $25 - $28/hour 55 hours per week, 12 month project Responsibilities: Running conduit and other electrical raceways...
5 hours ago
M.C. Dean, Inc. - Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Testing electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices....
2 days ago
City of Norfolk, VA - Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
replacing light fixtures or repairing internal components; re-lamping with new LED lamps; running new circuits for receptacles; wiring and splicing for string lights; installing contactors, photocells, conduits...
4 days ago
Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Must be able to operate and care for Electric Shop equipment, portable power tools, and hand tools. Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals....
5 days ago
NSC Technologies - Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Uses hand tools and testing equipment. 3. Inspects and tests electrical equipment, lighting, signal, communication, and power circuits. 4....
5 days ago
Newport News, VA (12 miles from Suffolk, VA)
hand tools (i.e....
5 days ago
US Facilities Inc - Hampton, VA (11 miles from Suffolk, VA)
., a consolidated facility management service company, is seeking a Journeyman Electrician to work on one of our projects in Southeast Virginia....
6 days ago
Hampton, VA (11 miles from Suffolk, VA)
, using hand tools and test equipment Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components using electronic test equipment and hand tools May plan layout of wiring and install wiring, conduit...
7 days ago
Ameri-Force, Inc. - Chesapeake, VA (21 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Must have experience using basic hand tools such as sawsalls, drills; grinders; etc....
7 days ago
Serco - Chesapeake, VA (21 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Marine Electrician IV Chesapeake, VA HOR ID 36085 Recruiting Location RL_VA16 - Serco VB Prod Facility Ship Work Location US-VA-Chesapeake Category Engineering Position Type Full-Time Security Clearance...
8 days ago
My Electrical Career - Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Give yourself the power to launch in this unique field with a variety of options including: opportunities to work as an electrician journeyman, a master electrician or even an electrical engineer....
9 days ago

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrician positions.

Highest Education Level

Electricians in Suffolk, VA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (33.6%)
  • Vocational or Certification (25.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.1%)
  • Master's Degree (6.7%)
  • Some College (2.4%)
  • Some High School (1.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Electricians in Suffolk, 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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