Electrical or electronic trade n.e.c.

Job holders in this group perform a variety of electrical and electronic occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 524: Electrical and Electronic Trades.

Tasks

  • Locates and repairs faults to lines and ancillary equipment.
  • Connects cables to test equipment and tests for balance, resistance, insulation and any defects.
  • Connects and installs transformers, fuse gear, lightning arrestors, aircraft warning lights, cable boxes and other equipment.
  • Assists with the erection of wood poles or steel towers to carry overhead lines.
  • Performs routine servicing tasks, such as cleaning and insulation testing.
  • Tests for correct functioning and makes any further necessary adjustments.
  • Examines for defect and repairs electronic and related equipment.
  • Removes protective sheath from wires and cables and connects by brazing, soldering or crimping and applies conductor insulation and protective coverings.
  • Places prepared parts and sub-assemblies in position, checks their alignment and secures with hand tools to install x-ray and medical equipment, aircraft instruments and other electronic equipment.
  • Examines drawings, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine appropriate methods and sequence of operations.

Typical Education Level

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 19% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£30,514

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for electrical or electronic trade n.e.c. is £30,514

1,870 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,870. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for electrical or electronic trade n.e.c. roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £30,514 per year. That is about £2,543 per month or £15.65 per hour. New workers generally start on £19,531, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £43,722

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,870 people are employed in the region.

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