The fast-growing electrical industry employs more than 650,000 workers in a variety of jobs and produces more than $65 billion annually. There are four specialty areas:
Outside Line — install the distribution and transmission lines that move power from the plant to factories, businesses, and homes.
Inside Wiring — install the power, lighting, controls and other electrical equipment in commercial and industrial buildings.
Voice Data Video — install circuits and equipment for telephones, computer networks, video distribution systems, security and access control systems and other low voltage systems.
Residential — specialize in installing all of the electrical systems in single-family and multi-family houses or dwellings.