Types of Electricians | StateCE

To a lot of folks, an electrician is an electrician. But if you’re involved in the electrical industry, you likely know that there are, in fact, many different types of electricians.If you’re an electrician or an electrical contractor or are thinking of becoming one, it’s important to understand the different types of electricians, the different … Read more

15 Tips For Getting Hired as an Electrician

Getting a job as an electrician requires relevant skills and credentials, preferably with several years of experience in the field. If you lack experience, starting a career as an electrician will require more gumption, since you’ll probably have to search numerous wanted ads and interview with various utilities, making a strong case each time about … Read more

Electrician Salary, Demographics, and the Future of the Industry

A vast range of industries need electrical work. While it is not a white-collar trade, an electrician’s salary can ascend the upper five figures. Upon completion of a training program from an electrician trade school, you could earn an electrician apprenticeship and work your way up from there. Electrician jobs are abundant throughout the country, with … Read more

Becoming a Female Electrician: What You Need to Know

Historically, women have often pursued work in traditional occupations such as administration, nursing, teaching, and retail. Even with nearly 60 percent of the women living in America participating in the workforce, conventional occupations like the ones just mentioned are still the dominant sources of employment for adult female workers. While there’s nothing wrong … Read more

Electrician Tools List | StateCE

Can you imagine today’s world if we suddenly lost all our electricity? It would be chaos. The electrical grid affects every part of our society from transportation to basic life needs like eating, cleaning, and communicating. As an electrician, you play a vital role to ensure our homes and businesses have a reliable electrical supply. … Read more

What Changed? A Look at the NEC 2020

With every release of a new NEC code book, electricians across the country find themselves faced with a large, unwieldy document that has many wide-ranging implications for their industry and their working life. With the current (2020) edition of the NEC code book comprising more than 900 pages, having an accessible guide to the most … Read more

What Changed? A Look at the NEC 2014

With every release of a new NEC code book, electricians across the country find themselves faced with a large, unwieldy document that has many wide-ranging implications for their industry and their working life. With the current (2014) edition of the NEC code book coming in at more than 900 pages, having an accessible guide to … Read more

Avoiding the Shock: Electrical Safety for Electricians

As one of the world’s first electricians, Benjamin Franklin discovered two very important things. Electricity can give you a shocking experience. Don’t fly a kite in an electrical storm. In the 200+ years that have followed Franklin’s kite-flying experiment, we’ve learned a great deal about how to use electricity and, importantly, how to handle it … Read more