Sample Electrician Resume

Use This Sample Resume to Apply for Electrician Jobs

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Below is an electrician resume sample for a person seeking employment as an electrician. 

Sample Electrician Resume

FirstName LastName
Street Address
City, State, Zip
Phone (Cell/Home)
Email Address


Electrical Supervisor
Valley Stream Electrical and Construction Service
Valley Stream, NY
20XX - Present

  • Overseeing employee work site and scheduling.
  • Assisting in interviewing and hiring new employees.
  • Working with the construction team to develop a blueprint of electrical wiring for new construction sites.
  • Installation of wiring and electrical appliances for new construction sites.

Electrician Assistant
Downstate Electrical INC.
Jersey City, NJ
20XX- 20XX

  • Assisting electricians with installation and repairs of heaters, boilers, and wiring.
  • Assisting in all other administrative duties.


City College of New York
New York, NY
- Associates of Electrical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude
- President, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

George Westinghouse Vocational High School
Brooklyn NY
- Certification in Electrical Engineering
- Team Captain, Robotics Team


- Journeyman Electrician State License
- Associate Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
- Associate Member, International Affiliation of Electrical Inspectors


- Fluent in English and Spanish

Electrician Skills List

Here's a list of skills employers seek in the candidates they hire for electrician jobs.

Skills will vary based on the position for which you're applying, so also review our list of skills listed by job and type of skill.

A - D

  • Accuracy
  • Adapting to Changing Priorities
  • Analytical
  • Analyze Blueprints
  • Applying Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controls
  • Calibrating Level, Pressure, Temperature, and Flow Measuring Systems
  • Carefully Evaluating Risks
  • Collaborating with other Trades Persons
  • Commercial Experience
  • Construction Experience
  • Conducting 3-Phase Motor Replacement
  • Conducting Systems Tests
  • Critical Thinking
  • Decision Making
  • Dependable
  • Detail Orientation 
  • Diagnosing Malfunctions in Electrical Systems
  • Diagnostic

E - N

  • Electrical Installations
  • Electrical Schematics
  • Evaluating Options and Ordering Equipment and Tools
  • Evaluating Processes
  • Explaining Scope of Work to Stakeholders
  • Following Directions
  • Industrial Control Systems
  • Industrial Experience
  • Install and Maintain Electrical Equipment, Systems, and Devices
  • Installing Fixtures and Electrical Components at Construction Sites
  • Instructing Apprentices
  • Interpreting Blueprints and Construction Drawings
  • Knowledge of State and Local Electrical Codes
  • Laying Out and Installing Wiring Circuits
  • Learning Evolving Technology
  • Learning State and Local Building Codes
  • License (Depending on Location)
  • Lifting and Placing Heavy Systems
  • Maintaining and Installing Fire Alarm Systems
  • Maintaining Tools and Equipment
  • Maintaining Written Records of Projects
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Mathematics
  • Measuring Cutting and Bending Conduit Using Hand and Hydraulic Benders
  • Mechanical Reasoning
  • National and Local Electrical Codes and Requirements
  • National Electrical Code (NEC)

O - S

  • Organizational
  • Planning Projects
  • Problem Solving
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • Reaching Overhead for Extended Periods
  • Reading Technical Materials
  • Recommending Improvements to Processes
  • Repair Electrical Systems
  • Repair Wiring Systems, Electrical Conduit, and Related Equipment
  • Repairing Single and Polyphase Wiring Systems
  • Repeated Bending and Squatting
  • Replacing Defective Wiring Systems
  • Residential Experience
  • Safety Procedures and Regulations
  • Schematics
  • Strictly Abiding by Safety Protocols
  • Supervising Apprentices

T - Z

  • Teamwork
  • Terminating and Setting Switchgear, Panels and other Distribution Equipment
  • Testing and Repair of Equipment
  • Time Management
  • Troubleshooting Motors
  • Using Power Tools for Drilling and Cutting
  • Verbal
  • Working Alone
  • Working from Ladders and Scaffolds
  • Working in Adverse Conditions
  • Working Odd Hours

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