Electrician Jobs in Virginia

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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Virginia Beach, VA
Electricians Needed: Preferred Residential, with Service Experience. Panel Changes, Old Work, Additions, etc. Transportation and a valid Drivers License are a must....
11 hours ago
Norfolk, VA
with little to no supervision Must be able to terminate boxes, run conduit and wire receptacles General Construction Requirements: Must provide your own tools and transportation Ability to work a minimum...
10 hours ago
Center Corporation - Norfolk, VA
Marine Electrician CTR Corporation Norfolk, VA Full-Time Apply on company site Create Job Alert....
7 hours ago
Center Corporation - Norfolk, VA
EOE M/F Vet Recommended skills Maintenance Blueprinting Circuit Breakers Electrical Systems Electrical Equipment High Voltage...
8 hours ago
Norfolk, VA
. ** START IMMEDIATELY ** Electricians Must have 2+ years of commercial experience. Experience bending conduit....
1 day ago
Virginia Beach, VA
Interior Power Contracting is looking for a residential ELECTRICIAN with 5 years residential experience, valid drivers license, small hand tools, 40+ hours weekly Paid holidays and vacation after 1...
2 days ago
U.S. Marine Corps - Quantico, VA
You will serve as a HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICIAN in the Installation & Environment Division, Public Works Branch (Facilities Maintenance Section) of MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO.Although a specific length...
11 hours ago
Aerotek - Ruther Glen, VA
Currently hiring Electricians with construction and installation experience to work at a large warehouse/fabrication site near Ruther Glen, VA....
2 days ago
Virginia Beach, VA
Recommended skills Maintenance Blueprinting Circuit Breakers Electrical Systems Electrical Equipment High Voltage...
2 days ago
Norfolk, VA
Uses a variety of tools and test equipment including wire cutters and strippers, conduit bending and threading equipment, drills, soldering irons, ohmmeters, graphic recorders, ammeters, voltmeters,...
2 days ago
PowerSecure - Norfolk, VA
Journeyman Electrician Description We have an immediate need to hire a full-time Journeyman Electrician to work out of the Norfolk, VA area....
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5 hours ago
Center Corporation - Portsmouth, VA
EOE M/F Vet Recommended skills Maintenance Blueprinting Circuit Breakers Electrical Systems Electrical Equipment High Voltage...
7 hours ago
Emcor Group - Herndon, VA
Electrician at EMCOR Group, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia Posted in Other about 13 hours ago. Type: Full Time Job Description: Description...
7 hours ago
Emcor Group - Winchester, VA
Electrician (3) at EMCOR Group, Inc. in Winchester, Virginia Posted in Other about 13 hours ago. Type: Full Time Job Description: Description...
8 hours ago
Gateway Ventures Incorporated - Norfolk, VA
systems, etc.). * Working with blueprints and drawings * Troubleshooting electrical systems * Read and understand shipboard installation drawings, diagrams, blueprints, and cable running sheets. *...
2 days ago

Demographic Data for Virginia

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All of our courses are specifically designed to help you meet your PDH requirements At Your Pace Online! We have built our courses according to Professional Development Programs standards as...

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Salary for Electrician Jobs in Virginia

This is the average annual salary for Electrician jobs in Virginia as reported by the BLS.


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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Electricians in Virginia offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (33.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (25.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (13.2%)
  • 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 Virginia
  • 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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