Types of electrical contractors
Electrical contractors are generally classified by three major types of work performed.
"Outside" or "line" contractors are responsible for high-voltage power transmission and distribution lines. Line contractors build and maintain the infrastructure required to transport electricity generated at a power plant through a series of high-voltage lines and substations before it is used to power facilities, buildings, and homes.
"Inside" electrical contractors provide electricity to any structure within a property?s boundary lines, including outdoor lighting or substations. Under current construction specification guidelines, "inside" electrical contractors can serve as prime contractors for all electrical and cabling design, installation, and maintenance for commercial, institutional, and residential buildings. Projects also include Database Centers/Infrastructure and Pharmaceutical Work.
"Integrated building systems" (IBS) or "Voice/Data/Video" (VDV) electrical contractors work primarily with low-voltage installations such as back-up power, climate controls, wireless networks, energy-efficient lighting, telecommunications, fiber optics, and security systems. IBS contractors are particularly skilled at integrating these system controls to work together for maximum energy efficiency and building performance.
Job opportunities in large enterprises
Large industrial plants require continuous supervision by electricians. In such places, electrical work, after-hour, including the usually public holidays and so on. Often continuity of production makes the conduct of such processes is profitable. Production plants are often places where electricity specialist can find a well-paid job. This involves a number of responsibilities for the most number of installations. Moreover, work in the industry can find a lot of people, because the large volume production is accompanied by high employment, also in the field of electrical engineering.
Repair of electrical installations in workplaces
Although many people think that minor electrical repairs do not require the employment of a specialist such as a qualified electrician, the majority of jobs decides to offer a permanent job for an electrician. Why is this happening? Well, according to the law serious fault electrical installations may only be carried out by specialists. It is a profession of high risk and therefore must have the expertise to carry it out. In the absence of skills and knowledge of repair system can lead to severe injury or even a real tragedy.