Experiencing an electrical fault can cause a disruption to your daily life, whether it’s a loose wire or tripped fuse. Some homeowners may take it upon themselves to inspect where the problem lies without professional help. However, a more cost-effective option would be to hire an electrician to find the cause and solution. While you will need to pay for the services of an expert in the industry, a professional opinion means you can get the issue dealt with promptly and prevent the problem from worsening. If you’re not sure when it’s acceptable to pick up the phone and request the services of an electrician, find out what is included in the job role.
The Main Duties
A broad range of projects are carried out by an electrician in both commercial and residential properties. The career is divided into various areas, including:
- * Machine Repair – Electrical motors will be repaired and maintained by an electrician skilled at machine repair. The aim is to make sure everything is operating safely.
- * Maintenance Electrician Services – There is a lower chance of electrical systems failing if you hire an electrician for maintenance.
- * Installation Electrician Services – All kinds of systems can be installed, such as data network systems, lighting and fire protection.
- * Electrotechnical Panel Building – Electrical systems are managed with these panels, which can be constructed and fitted by an industry expert.
The Skills and Qualities
Evaluation and analytical skills are essential requirements for an electrician, and problem-solving skills are a must. By using proper practical skills, taking the right measurements and working on initiative, work can be completed safely, methodically and carefully. Ideally, the person you work with should have a professional approach, as well as a willingness to work in all weather conditions and in confined spaces.
The Job Entry Requirements
All types of electrical duties can be performed by someone who holds an Electrician’s Licence. Once work has been completed it will be analysed to ensure it complies with the current legislation and regulations. Ask the electrician if his or her work complies with the Australian New Zealand Wiring Rules (AS/NZS 3000). If you find someone who is capable of doing the job, take the time to listen to what previous clients had to say.