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An Inside Wireman primarily performs electrical construction work in commercial and industrial settings. This is a highly skilled person who completes a five-year apprenticeship while earning wages by working at a very diversified and respected job. This includes the planning and installation of complete electrical systems such as power, lighting controls, heating and air conditioning systems in all types of buildings including hospitals, schools, factories, power plants, and other structures. An electrician may also be called upon to install, connect and check electrical equipment or machinery. Inside Wiremen install conduit, electrical wiring, fixtures and electrical apparatus inside commercial buildings in a multitude of industrial settings. An electrician is not only mechanically inclined but must be a skilled technician as well.

If you have an interest in becoming a construction electrician (inside wireman) and would like more information about entry level training please refer to the Apprenticeship page of our website. The Inside Wireman's job is to distribute and connect

The customer's electrical equipment to a power source. The Inside Wireman installs and maintains all of the various types of electrical systems found in commercial and industrial facilities. This equipment may be lighting, receptacles,motors,heating equipment, fire and security alarms, card access, transformers, controls, building automatation systems, and more.

The Inside Wireman also installs conduit systems that contain the wire from the motor control centers or panel boards to all of the equipment that uses electricity. Those conduits may contain power cables or control cables. Many of the conduit systems are exposed and must be installed to exacting standards using neat and workmanlike craftsmanship.

The work of an Inside Wireman can vary. One day the Inside Wireman could be installing a Fire Alarm System or Security System in a high rise building and the next day he or she could be installing conduit in a ditch on the outside of the building. Inside Wireman also install electrical systems in industrial facilities.

Each type of installation has specific electrical needs and systems to support those needs. While there are many tasks associated with the Inside Wireman classification, the apprenticeship training provides all of the knowledge necessary for an individual to perform these tasks in a professional manner while helping the individual to sharpen his or her skills and abilities to be the best workers in the electrical construction and maintenance industry.




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About Ithaca JATC

A Model Education Partnership -

The Ithaca JATC provides Electrical Contractors in the Ithaca New York area with skilled and knowledgeable Electricians (Inside Wireman ). We are co-sponsored by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local #241 and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Southern Tier New York Chapter [you may view our geographical map by clicking here]

The Electrical Training Alliance has developed uniform standards that are adopted and used nationwide by local programs to select and train thousands of men and women each year. The finest electrical workers in the country receive their training through the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).

For more information, visit our ABOUT ITHACA JATC page.