Hiring an Office Electrician

There are many types of electricians. Some electrical contractors are licensed to perform various services, including commercial work. When you need to hire an office electrician in Phoenix and Tucson communities, you should compare.

Differences in Residential, Office Electricians

Residential electrical work should be performed by a licensed electrical contractor. Often, the rework and repair needed to salvage your cousin’s electrical work are more expensive.

Office electricians are commercial electrical contractors. They work with your IT (integrated technology) team and building maintenance. Office electricians work in residential settings. But not all residential contractors have the experience to work on commercial properties.

Commercial Office Electricians

Commercial electricians of Arizona must have:

  • Completed an apprenticeship
  • 900 hours of classroom training
  • Passed an exam

In Arizona you must also have:

  • 4 years experience as a journeyman electrician
  • 8,000+ hours of on-the-job training
  • Carry an L-11 license
  • Proof of having worked on 7 new projects
  • Proof of having worked on 8 maintenance projects

Commercial electrical services can include:

  • Components’ maintenance/replacement/installation
  • Emergencies
  • Energy-efficiency lighting upgrades/retrofits
  • General electrical inspections/maintenance
  • Landscape lighting
  • Panel maintenance/repairs
  • Recessed lighting
  • Wiring

Residential Electricians

Residential electricians must have completed:

  • Apprenticeship
  • 900 hours of classroom training
  • Passed an exam

To carry the C-11 license, residential contractors must also complete 5 years (8,000+ hours) on-the-job training.

Residential electrical services can include:

  • Ceiling fans
  • Emergencies
  • Energy-efficiency upgrades
  • Installations
  • Landscape lighting
  • Panel replacement
  • Recessed lighting
  • Repairs
  • Security systems
  • Showcase lighting
  • Wiring

Other types of Electricians

Basically, there are two main categories for electricians:

  1. Inside professionals – Inside electricians work with lower indoor voltages. They are experienced with commercial and residential systems, including solar panel installation.
  2. Outside line professionals – These electricians install, maintain, and repair higher-voltage outside systems.

Other categories for licensed electricians include:

  • Maintenance electricians inspect, repair, maintain, and upgrade existing electrical systems. Sometimes the job includes diagnosing equipment and machinery problems.
  • Some commercial electricians specialize in industrial electrical troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair. They understand the electrical requirements of large equipment and machinery.

Office Electricians Have 3 Certification Levels

Residential and commercial electrical professionals are:

  • Apprentices – Apprentices work under supervision of a commercial electrical contractor or company.
  • Journeymen – These electricians are licensed Arizona electrician.
  • Masters – Master electricians are the highest level of certification. They meet Arizona state standards for electrical contractor licensing.

5 Reasons to Retain An Office Electrician

Turn It On Electric supports local businesses whenever possible and appreciates when others do the same. We have served Maricopa County companies and outlying communities for 25 years. We understand the challenges companies and property owners face and we will always work with you to solve problems quickly and affordably.

Even if your business is small, a dedicated property and office electrician makes sense:

  1. When an emergency arises, you won’t need to vet 5 companies to find one that’s right for you.
  2. Your building maintenance team will have a go-to when they have questions.
  3. Your employees won’t wonder who to call for electrical problems when they can’t reach you.
  4. Your IT team will appreciate having a professional electrician to contact when they need answers fast.
  5. Your property and business space will have exactly what it needs. If your business requirements are different than a previous tenant’s, let’s not wait for a crisis to find out.

Turn It On Electric commercial office electricians live and work in Phoenix Metro, Scottsdale, TucsonEast Valley and communities surrounding them. Contact us today to learn more.

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