Construction Electrician

Work Description

Electricians plan, diagram, install and repair electrical fixtures, apparatus and control equipment such as switches, relays, circuits and breaker panels. They measure, cut, bend, thread, assemble and install electrical conduits and pull wire through conduit. Electricians test circuits to ensure compatibility and safety of components.

Working Conditions

The work is performed indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. The work may require standing for long periods of time as well as ladder and scaffold work.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Physically capable of performing the trade.
  • Recommended high school courses: Algebra, Geometry, General Sciences, Shop Courses, Drafting, Print Reading and English
  • Minimum math requirements include one full year of high school algebra with a grade of C or better or a post high school algebra course with a C or better.

Terms of Apprenticeship

  • Five year program
  • 8000 hours of on-the-job training
  • 720 hours of paid and unpaid related classroom instruction
  • 180 hours of non-paid related instruction to include First Aid, Welding, OSHA, Motor Control, etc.
For information please contact:
Local 388 IBEW
3004 Post Road
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Application Process

Fill out application at the Local 388 IBEW office in Stevens Point.
Send a copy of high school transcripts or GED to the IBEW office in Stevens Point.
Applicants will be notified by the IBEW office of the next date when the electrical national aptitude test will be administered at the IBEW.
You will be notified of an interview with the Wisconsin River Valley Electrician Committee. Applicants are placed as openings arise.



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