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Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

Install and fix cables and wires that are used in electrical power or distribution systems.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$49.23 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  1.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Drive trucks or other vehicles to or at work sites.
  • Travel to work sites to perform installation, repair or maintenance work.
  • Inspect electrical or electronic systems for defects.
  • Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning.
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Job Title Examples:

Cable Technician
Electrical Lineworker
Installation and Repair Technician (I and R Technician)

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