I Work As An Electrician

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    It's What I Do

    I'm an electrican posing as an electronics and automation tech. Really I'm just an electrical guy. I've only worked as a union electrician either construction or maintenance. I come from a family of electricians and my brothers and cousins are too. I was the first to...
    ChrisBhmAL ChrisBhmAL
    26-30, M
    Aug 20, 2012

    A New Tower On An Old Plant

    Currently I'm working for a construction broker and doing a cooling tower that had to be rebuilt after a tornado damaged a power plant in nebraska.
    Skunktails Skunktails
    26-30, M
    Oct 12, 2008

    Omfg!! Omfg!!! O.m.f.g!

    OMFG! just incase you didnt get that from the heading :D got my results back last week and i freaking passed :D i am now a qualified electrician :D just gotta apply for the licence and get it posted to me in the mail woot! OMFG im still pinching myself, im so gosh darn happy...
    ElectroGirlie ElectroGirlie
    22-25, F
    Jul 22, 2010

    Yes, Ffs! Im An Electrician And A Female

    and im not dykey thanks very much. and im not the only one, we have another girl electrician in our company and shes not dykey either, we're both in our early 20s and enjoy our jobs, so much better than working in an office IMO!
    ElectroGirlie ElectroGirlie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2010

    Used To Be A Sparky

    I'm Electrical Engineer now , but used to be a sparky. Do miss the fun of the guys and girls on site, great laugh and good people .... much better than the suits I now deal with :-)
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    1 Response May 6, 2010

    At Least I Did

    I worked as an electrician for 4 years... until i got laid off about a year ago... I learned everything from on the job training and from my grandfather and uncle who were both journeymen in the trade.
    koldsteil koldsteil
    26-30, M
    Oct 10, 2010

    Service Tech

    ok so im a "qualified" electrician (not yet licenced, gotta get paperwork completed for that, stupid paperwork) but i am employed as a service tech with an air conditioning controls company. we have a mixture of sparkies and fridgies, so i haz a small amount of refridgeration...
    ElectroGirlie ElectroGirlie
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Nov 3, 2010

    Yes I Do

    Yes...I work as an electrician. That is pretty much all I have ever done, besides the jobs in fast food I had during high school. I started the apprenticeship in Oct 1980, right after graduating from high school. So, as you may know, electricians like to get into shorts...
    chris914 chris914
    46-50, M
    19 Responses Jan 17, 2009


    Electrician,How electrical,Electricity,Shocking,When wired up wrong,Goes with a bang,Like me,When I walk out the door!
    storywriter2 storywriter2
    Jul 4, 2012

    Passed My Prac Exam :d

    woo hoo past my practical exam today, so im half way to becoming a fully licenced electrician :D :D
    ElectroGirlie ElectroGirlie
    22-25, F
    Jun 3, 2010
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