Job Activities an Electrician Must Be Ready to Perform

In case You are interested how to become an electrician find below 30 job activities a licensed electrician must be ready to perform any time:

1) Making Decisions and Solving Problems – analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution.

2) Communicating with Supervisors, Peers and Subordinates – providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form or in person.

3)Performing General Physical Activities performing physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

4) Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work – developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish tasks.

5) Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge – keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to the job.

6) Getting Information – observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

7) Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards – using relevant information and individual judgment to define whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

8) Handling and Moving Objects – using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.

9) Scheduling Work and Activities – scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

10) Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material – inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

11) Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment – servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic principles.

12) Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships – developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

13) Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events – identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.

14) Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings – monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.

15) Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People – asessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.

16) Training and Teaching Others – identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.

17) Controlling Machines and Processes – using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).

18) Communicating with Persons Outside Organization – communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. 

19) Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information– estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.

20) Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment – running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.

21) Processing Information – compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.

22)Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others – getting members of a group to work together to complete various tasks.

23) Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others – translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.

24) Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment – servicing, repairing and testing machines, devices and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical principles.

25) Thinking Creatively – developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.

26) Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates – providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.

27) Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others – handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with involved parties.

28) Analyzing Data or Information – identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

29) Developing and Building Teams – encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

30) Documenting and Recording Information – entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.

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