Job Description: Using knowledge of electrical theory and concepts, Electricians install, operate, maintain, and repair underground, above ground, overhead and tactical electrical power distribution systems. Additionally, Electricians operate and perform organizational level operator/ crew maintenance on electrical power generation equipment, load banks, and floodlight sets. When on Humanitarian Assistance and Civil Military Operations, they install and repair interior wiring in buildings. These duties may include installing hardware, including cross-arms, insulators, and lightning arresters; assembling/erecting and climbing utility poles; stringing wire conductors; measuring, cutting, bending, assembling, and installing electric conduit; installing control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit breakers; testing circuits for continuity, compatibility, and safety, including ground of components, using test instruments such as multi-meters and ohmmeters; and installing and repairing electric fixtures but not limited to, ground testers. 

  • Branch Branch: Marines
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 1141
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $31,248
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: EL: 90
  • Degree Degree: High School
  • Age Age: 17-29
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Utilities
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