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Electrical and Electronics Workers, Transportation
(SOC Code : 49-2093)
in California

Install, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment. Exclude "Avionics Technicians" (49-2091) and "Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles" (49-2096).

Employers are usually looking for candidates with Post secondary vocational training .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20131st Qtr$28.49$22.73$29.65$34.20

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 20201,8001,80000.050

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 38,8154.6%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Inspect and test electrical systems and equipment to locate and diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections, testing devices, and computer software.
Splice wires with knives or cutting pliers, and solder connections to fixtures, outlets, and equipment.
Reassemble and test equipment after repairs.
Install new fuses, electrical cables, or power sources as required.
Adjust, repair, or replace defective wiring and relays in ignition, lighting, air-conditioning, and safety control systems, using electrician`s tools.
Locate and remove or repair circuit defects such as blown fuses or malfunctioning transistors.
Refer to schematics and manufacturers` specifications that show connections and provide instructions on how to locate problems.
Maintain equipment service records.
Cut openings and drill holes for fixtures, outlet boxes, and fuse holders, using electric drills and routers.
Measure, cut, and install frameworks and conduit to support and connect wiring, control panels, and junction boxes, using hand tools.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Working Conditions - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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