Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers held about 136,100 jobs in 2014.
Employment in the detailed occupations that make up this group in 2014 was distributed as follows:
Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment
Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay
Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment
Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles
Some electrical and electronics installers and repairers work in factories, which can be noisy and sometimes warm. Bench technicians work primarily in repair shops, which are quiet and well lit. Motor vehicle electronic equipment installers and repairers normally work in repair shops or in electronics stores.
Installers and repairers may have to lift heavy equipment and work in awkward positions. They spend most of their day walking, standing, or kneeling.
The vast majority of electrical and electronics installers and repairers work full time.