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Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installer

Power up your career as an EV Charging Station Installer

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Typical Tasks

  • Connect electrical wiring for initial installations
  • Read blueprints, schematics, and detailed instructions
  • Inspect charging stations to identify any electrical problems that may be occurring
  • Repair and perform routine maintenance on EV charging stations
  • Collect data, document your work, and make sure your projects follow electrical codes
  • Prepare job sites by unloading materials and cleaning up when the job is done

Typical Skills

  • Ability to safely work with electrical equipment, hand tools, and power tools
  • Comfort working outdoors and performing physical work tasks for extended periods
  • Communication and customer service skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds

Typical Experience or Education

  • Employers may require a high school diploma or equivalent, and typically an additional vocational school certificate program
  • 1–3 years of work experience is preferred, though most employers provide in-depth, job-specific training to all new hires
  • Most EV Charging Station Installers are electricians by trade who chose to specialize in the popular EV market
  • Previous workplace safety training and experience is a plus

Professional Development Opportunities

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