I like that there is no residential work, minimal out of town work and very little earthwork. Most of the other people that work there are easy to get along with.
Being an electrician is not a very good occupational choice at this time. Unemployment rates are very high 20-40% so you need to take any work you can get.
I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at TEAM Electric (Denver, CO) in February 2011.
After filling out an application, it was a single interview that took almost 2 hours. Code and skill questions ranged from use of the code book to memorization of lighting and power knowledge. Things that I didn't know and were taught, were then re-asked at the end of the interview.
It was far more difficult than it sounds. Apparently you are only supposed to get 50% right. the more you get right the harder the questions get. The ending difficulty of the questions will determine your wage offer. Time in trade does not matter.
After the test the amount offered isn't very flexible. If you want to get a good offer you better be very smart.
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