The Residential Wireman performs and maintains the electrical systems in homes and other types of residential installations:
Planning and Initiating Projects
Residential Power and Lighting Systems
Home Automation Systems
Residential Telephone, Security, Fire Alarm and Data Systems
Residential Television and Satellite Systems
Residential Back-up Power Systems
Troubleshooting and Repair of Electrical Systems
In order to accomplish these duties, Residential Wiremen employ a variety of tools ranging from one-hand and two-handed tools to power tools such as drills and saws. They are also frequently required operate equipment such as trenchers.
During their apprenticeship, apprentices are paid at a graduated rate based upon the number of working hours they have logged.
Residential WIREMAN APPRENTICE WAGES
During their apprenticeship, apprentices are paid a percentage of journeyman scale based upon the number of working hours they have logged.
- 0 – 800 hours 65% 65%
- 801 – 1,600 hours 70% 70%
- 1,601 – 3,200 hours 75% 75%
- 3,201 – 4,800 hours 90% 90%