If you're ready to jumpstart your career, you should consider becoming an electrician. Hocking College offers an Associate of Technical Study in Construction Management:
Commercial & Residential Electricity for those interested in becoming one.
A degree in commercial and residential electricity can lead you in multiple directions in your career, including becoming a construction estimator, construction sales manager, purchasing manager, or an electrician. Opportunities also exist for those who aspire to manage their own businesses as independent electrical contractors.
What Are Some of the Job Duties I Might Have?
Some of the tasks you may have includes planning layouts of construction sites; installing large and small electrical components; estimating project costs and repairs; testing and repairing electrical components; ordering materials and equipment; installing conductors through conduits and raceways; and collecting and reporting on data.
In addition, you may also be the one to make sure electrical wiring is up-to-code across the whole project site.
What Skills Will I Need?
You'll need to be able to set a good example for your fellow crew members. Skills that you should have going into the job include the ability to solve complex problems, troubleshoot and repair, teach and instruct others, use clear & effective communication, work individually and within a team, and use good judgement.
Where Can I Get My Degree In This Field?
Hocking College in Nelsonville, OH offers a two-year program in which students can graduate with an Associate of Technical Study in Construction Management:
Commercial & Residential Electricity. The program offers real-world experience, small class sizes, hands-on learning, professional opportunities, and an engaging faculty.
For more information on this degree program, contact Program Manager, Adam Fowler, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at (740) 753-6357.