top of page

Certificate of Qualification 309A

Construction & Maintenance

A Construction & Maintenance Electrician is a skilled tradesperson who is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical systems in buildings and other structures. They use a variety of tools and equipment to install and connect wires, transformers, circuit breakers, and other electrical components. Construction & Maintenance Electricians may also be responsible for troubleshooting and repairing electrical problems, as well as testing and maintaining electrical systems to ensure that they are safe and efficient. They must have a good understanding of electrical codes and regulations and be able to work effectively as part of a team. Construction & Maintenance Electricians work in a variety of settings, including commercial buildings, residential homes, and industrial facilities.

Required Skills & Features

  • Numeracy, reading, communication & problem-solving skills

  • Willingness to work in the outdoors & at heights

  • Take your responsibilities seriously

  • Desire to work with your hands

  • Love of problem solving

Minimum Standards

  • Senior English, math and physics credits from Ontario curriculum

  • High school transcript or high school diploma (equivalent GED)


1800 hour pre-apprenticeship, followed by 8160 hour on-the-job training, supplemented by one 8-week, and two 10-week in-class technical training sessions.

Employment Areas

  • Institutional and Commercial Construction

  • Engineering Construction

  • Heavy Industrial Construction

  • Self employed

  • Manufacturing and prefabrication

  • New home building and renovation

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Outline, assemble, install, repair, maintain, connect, or test electrical fixtures, apparatus, control equipment, and wiring systems.

  • Design proposed installations and install panel boards, switch boxes, pull boxes, and other associated electrical devices.

  • Measure, cut, thread, bend, assemble, and install conduits and various types of electrical conductor enclosures, connecting panels, boxes, outlets, and other related electrical devices.

  • Mount brackets, hangers, or equipment to support electrical components.

  • Install or pull electrical conductors.

  • Prepare conductors for splicing electrical connections, securing the connections, and re-insulating and protecting conductor connections.


Certified Tradesperson Wage:
Approx: $49/Hr


Thanks for submitting!

If you want to know more about jobs in the Electrician - Construction & Maintenance Industry please fill out the form below.

bottom of page