Electricians Helper. And electricians helper is someone that helps electricians by doing duties that require less skill such as using, supplying, and holding tools, they also have to clean work areas and equipment. The skills needed to become an electricians helper are being able to use math to solve problems, finding causes of operating errors, installing equipment, machines, and wiring, listening and paying attention to what others say, asking questions, communicating with others, understanding sentences and documents, identify and find solutions to problems, and figuring out what kinds of tools and equipment that are needed for each job. A electricians helper can get on the job training by helping electricians do their work.
The knowledge you must have to be a electricians helper are having the knowledge of materials, methods, and tools, that are involved in the repairing of houses, buildings and other structures. You must have the knowledge of tools and machines and know their design, their uses, and repair and maintenance for each one. It is important to have the knowledge of math and other applications. You must know how to provide customer service and personal services. You must know the design techniques, tools and the principles that are involved in technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models.
An electricians helper must also have the ability to quickly move your hands and arms, grasp and assemble objects, see details at close distance, you should be able to bend, twist, and stretch your body arms and your legs. You should have the ability to put things in order according to rules. Be able to tell when something is going wrong or is wrong, solve problems easily and recognizing problems. You should have the ability to keep your arm and hand steady, grasp and assemble small products when needed, and quickly adjust controls of a machine or vehicle to right positions.
The tasks that a electricians helper may have are tracing shortcuts in wiring, using test meter, measuring cutting and bending wire, using hand tools and measuring tools. Maintain all tools, vehicles and other equipment to keep supplies in order. Push wiring through openings and drill holes using the right tools, perform skilled and unskilled duties related to installation, maintenance and the repair of a variety of electrical systems and equipment. Another task that a electricians helper may do is replace defective and worn out parts using hand tools, transport materials tools supplies and equipment to a work site by hand or by truck. They also examine electrical units for loose connections using hand tools. They strip insulation from wire ends with wire strippers, and attach wires to terminals.
Electrician helpers help electricians by performing duties that are less then what an electrician would do. This occupation requires a high school diploma and may require vocational training or work course. Previous work related skill, knowledge, and experience may be helpful, but is not needed. Employees in this type of work need a few days to a few months of training. An experienced worker could show you how to do the job.