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Manufacturing Plant Electrician

plant electrician inspecting a power boardTrade Coordinator: Andie Anderson

Job Description

Manufacturing plant electricians provide basic electrical maintenance on existing equipment in factories and industrial manufacturing facilities.


  • High School Diploma or GED®
  • Minimum of one year of high school mathematics with a grade of 'C' or better (or equivalent)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Local apprenticeship committee may require additional qualifications.

Training Requirements

See what courses are needed to complete a Manufacturing Plant Electrician Apprenticeship at RCC on our Program Maps:

Working Conditions

The work is done primarily indoors, but often requires climbing, working on ladders, and operating mechanical lifts.

Average Journey Wage

$25.03 per hour

Recommended High School or College Courses:

  • Trade Skills Fundamentals-Residential Wiring
  • Welding

Related Training

Approximately 8,000 hours of on-the-job training and 576 hours of "In Class" related training are required for completion of apprenticeship.

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