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General Description
 
Construction Electricians build, maintain, and operate power production facilities and electrical distribution systems for Naval installations. This is a 5 year enlistment program.
 
What They Do
 
The duties performed by CEs include:

  • installing, maintaining and repairing telephone systems and high and low voltage electrical power distribution networks, both overhead and underground;
  • splicing and laying cables, erecting poles, stringing wires and installing transformers and distribution panels;
  • installing, repairing and maintaining street lighting, fire alarm, public address, inter-office and telephone switchboard systems;
  • installing, maintaining and repairing interior wiring for lighting and electrical equipment;
  • working with batteries, electric motors, relays, solenoids and switches;
    operating electrical generators
  • reading and interpreting blueprints and preparing sketches for projects;
    making estimates of material, labor, and equipment requirements.

Working Environment
 
CEs may work in a variety of conditions, independently or as members of a large team. Their many different duties may be performed in climates ranging from desert to arctic.
 
Requirements
 
ASVAB: AR + MK + EI + GS = 201

Must have normal color perception
20/20 correctable vision