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army mos 12R interior electrician, 12r promotion points

Some of your duties as an Interior Electrician may include:

  • Install and wire transformers, junction boxes, and circuit breakers, using wire cutters, insulation strippers, and
    other hand tools
  • Read blueprints, wire plans, and repair orders to determine wiring layouts or repair needs
  • Install service panels, switches and electrical boxes
  • Use of test equipment to test operational conduction of circuits
  • Cut, bend, and run wires and conduits (pipe or tubing)
  • Inspect power distribution systems, shorts in wires, and faulty equipment using test meters
  • Repair and replace faulty wiring and lighting fixtures
  • Install lightning rods to protect electrical systems

Job training for a Interior Electrician requires nine weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills,
and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction, including practice in the installation and
repair of electrical wiring systems. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills
you’ll learn are:

  • Fundamentals of electricity
  • Electrical circuit troubleshooting
  • Safety procedures
  • Techniques for wiring switches, outlets, and junction boxes

Advanced Responsibilities
Advanced level Interior Electricians provides guidance, supervises and trains other Soldiers within their discipline. As
an advanced level Interior Electrician, you may be involved in:

  • Supervise installation and maintenance of interior electrical systems
  • Plan electrical system layout using drawings, plans, specifications and wiring diagrams
  • Coordinate construction planning and advising on electrical construction
  • Use of testing equipment to isolate malfunctions and repairing defects in systems and components
  • Inspect interior electrical systems/components for proper installation

Related Civilian Jobs
The skills you’ll learn, as an Interior Electrician will help prepare you for a future with building or electrical contracting
firms. Some Army Interior Electricians will be interested in pursuing a career as a self-employed electrical contractor.

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