Looking for a solid career to get into? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2016-2026 there’ll be 59,600 new positions created for an electrical construction manager.
Where Can I Find Employment In This Field?
Many firms such as construction companies, architecture firms, factories, and small and large corporations of all types hire electrical construction managers to run and manage their facilities. If you're experienced enough, you'll also have the option of running your own business or becoming an independent contractor.
What Are the Job Advantages?
Having a degree can lead you to bigger jobs on the construction site because having a degree can lead you into a leadership role where you oversee other crew members. Having a degree will also allow you to be more active in the planning process.
Those with a college degree will also earn a higher pay. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, electrical construction managers will make a median pay of $55,190.
Why Should I Choose Hocking College?
Hocking College in Nelsonville, OH offers an Associate of Technical Study in Construction Management: Commercial & Residential Electricity Program. The various degrees in construction management are even more special because students are able to access various equipment, tools, and other resources to strengthen their learning experience.
Students focusing on the electrical degree track will learn how to identify, interpret, and apply National Electrical Code (NEC) wiring methods that pertain to residential and commercial installations in order to install electrical systems that are safe and free of hazards. They'll implement the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety standards to prevent electrical hazards and accidents on the job site.
Some additional skills students will learn include the following:
- Taking measurements for and producing bends
- Interpreting contracting documents (i.e records, drawings, etc.)
- Properly designing and installing circuitry
- Troubleshooting electrical circuits
- Installing proper terminators
For more information on this degree program, contact Adam Fowler by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at (740) 753-6357.