Below is a list of the various kinds of electricians:
- Residential Electricians. Whether you are a residential electrician Toronto or somewhere else, it is your duty to install and maintain electrical wirings, equipments and appliances found in houses and apartment homes. Residential electricians can also be tasked in installing landscape lightning outside your homes. All residential electricians need to pass a series of training and tests in order to become full pledged in their line of work. Apprenticeship for this kind of job usually lasts for at least four years. This is true for residential electrician in Toronto, the United States and in some countries in Europe. Residential electrician in Toronto and other cities are involved in the planning stage of a residence’s electrical system. Their knowledge and input is very valuable in achieving the proper placement of heating and lighting fixtures, electrical switches and outlets, air condition units and ventilation units. Their job involves placing temporary power systems in residential construction sites. They also give advice on how to properly install and where to install circuit breaker boxes for electrical systems to work perfectly in homes. It is projected in the North America that residential electricians will be in demand between the years 2010 and 2020. There is a projection of at least 23 percent growth in the industry. There is a surge of demand in this certain field because of the emerging technological advancements such as wireless and cable televisions, security alarm systems and computer networking. These happenings tend to create new demands yearly for residential wiremen.
- Commercial electricians. These electricians work typically in commercial buildings, construction sites and on various mechanical systems. Commercial electricians do installation jobs which normally include installing water heaters, security systems in corporate buildings and electronic key systems. They also take charge in trouble shooting electrical system problems which are mostly caused by improper wiring systems. Before a commercial electrician gets his license, he needs to work for a master electrician. There are heavy standards and sanctions for this type of electrical job since public’s safety is placed in line with their kind of work.
- Journeymen electricians. The journeymen electricians work in proper lighting installation, mechanical connections as well as with security systems, power supplies and line of communications. They work both for the commercial people and also for the residences in the sub urban. His scope of work can also include installation and reparation of overhead lines.
- Master electricians. Master electricians have had a great number of years of experience in their field. They are highly skilled professionals in a supervisory role. To become one, you need to get a bachelor’s degree and you need to at least have seven years of experience in the field. You also need to have excellent managerial skills to qualify for the position.