Careers in Construction Feature — Electrician

Electricians receive 8,000 hours of training — including instruction in data, telecommunications, instrumentation and process control wiring — to match the growing needs of the information age.


PRIDE of St. Louis, Inc.


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The information age has created incredible opportunities for electricians, who have literally wired global e-commerce that drives the new economy. Since 1992, demand for systems work installed by electrical contractors –including voice-data, fire alarm, security and controls work– has nearly tripled. The St. Louis Electrical Industry Training Center is a high-tech learning laboratory where apprentices receive 8,000 hours of training. Apprentices attend one eight-hour class each week for five semesters. Each semester is 24 weeks long. Apprentices must arrive at their job assignments on time, stay alert, and be ready and willing to learn.


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