Electrical wire accessories

Description

Electrical wire and cable products and accessories, such as electrical connectors, splices, and wire insulation.

Alternative labels

accessories for electric wire
accessories for electrical wiring
electrical wiring accessories
accessories for electrical wire
cable products
electrical wire accessories

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Electrical wire accessories is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Control panel tester: Control panel testers test the electrical control panels. They read blueprints to check if the wiring is connected correctly. Control panel testers use electrical measuring and testing equipment to detect malfunctions and may correct faulty wiring and components.
Control panel assembler: Control panel assemblers read schematic drawings to assemble control panel units for electrical equipment. They put together wiring, switches, control and measuring apparatus and cables with hand operated tools.
Wire harness assembler: Wire harness assemblers bind wires or cables to form wire harnesses used in electronic and electrical systems and equipment. They read electrical wiring plans and tie the wire together according to specifications, using cable ties, cable lacing, electrical conduit, and sleeves.
Electrical cable assembler: Electrical cable assembler manipulate cables and wires made of steel, copper, or aluminium so they can be used to conduct electricity in a variety of appliances.
Electric meter technician: Electric meter technicians install and maintain electric meter systems in facilities or buildings. They install the equipment in accordance with regulations and repair faults and other problems. They test the equipment and advise on the use and care.

Optional knowledge

Electrical wire accessories is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Electrical equipment assembler: Electrical equipment assemblers are responsible for the assembly of electrical equipment. They assemble product components and wiring according to the blueprints.
Electrician: Electricians fit and repair electrical circuits and wiring systems. They also install and maintain electrical equipment and machinery. This work can be performed indoors as well as outdoors, in nearly every type of facility.
Electrical mechanic: Electrical mechanics install, repair and maintain mechanical and electrical components of machinery, tools and equipment. They test electrical parts to ensure efficiency and make improvements accordingly.
Industrial electrician: Industrial electricians install and maintain electricity cables and other electrical infrastructure in large industrial and commercial buildings. They perform inspections and repair defective parts of electrical systems to ensure efficiency.
Electrical engineering technician: Electrical engineering technicians work together with electrical engineers in electrical engineering research. They perform technical tasks and aid in the designing, testing, manufacturing and operation of electrical devices and facilities.

 


 

References

  1. Electrical wire accessories – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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