A “Must Have” List of Skills Every Electrician Should Have

In case You are interested how to become an electrician find below 17 skills a licensed electrician must have:

1) Installation – installing equipment, machinery, wiring, or programs to meet specifications
2) Reading Comprehension – understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
3) Active Listening – giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
4) Troubleshooting – determining causes of operating errors and deciding how to solve the problems
5) Equipment Selection – determining the appropriate tools and equipment to complete the job
6) Repairing – repairing electrical machines, systems or equipment using the appropriate tools
7) Judgment and Decision Making– considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
8) Time Management –managing one’s own time and the time of others
9) Mathematics – using mathematics to solve problems
10) Active Learning – understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
11) Speaking – talking to others to convey information effectively
12) Coordination – adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions
13) Critical Thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
14) Equipment Maintenance – performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
15) Learning Strategies – selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things
16) Complex Problem Solving – identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
17) Operation and Control – controlling operations of equipment or systems