What is an maintenance electrician?

A maintenance electrician is an electrician that looks after/maintains electrical installations, usually in commercial or industrial environments. They are often permanently based at one particular site/plant however can also move around looking after several sites sometimes working with a team of other maintenance electricians.

What does an maintenance electrician do?

Maintenance electricians carry out a huge variety of electrical tasks. Here’s a few examples:

  • Maintenance work
  • Breakdowns
  • New install work
  • Checks
  • Procedures
  • Inspection and testing electrical installations
  • Mechanical work

Maintenance electricians often have to be quick thinking and work well under pressure, when dealing with breakdowns etc.