Construction Electricity

  • Barry Tech | Engineering Technologies | Construction Electricity in Long Island

  • About This Course

    Students in this course will learn residential and commercial/industrial wiring in a shop equipped with mock-ups of residential buildings, and a motor control center, which simulates the commercial and industrial environment. Software applications specific to construction electricity will be used to supplement instruction. Electricians-intraining will learn the math and science needed to understand electricity in a practical, hands-on context where theory is always related to real life. Students will practice installations using Romex and armored cable methods, and bend rigid and thin wall conduits. They will also gain experience working with specifications and electric codes, as well as reading building plans and technical sketches. Alternative energy fundamentals such as photovoltaic solar panels and wind energy will be introduced.

  • Students Will Learn How to Install and Service

    • Chime systems and lighting fixtures
    • Conductors, cables and boxes
    • Electric heat
    • Motors, electrical controls and transformers
    • Switches and outlets

  • Course available: Grades 11–12
    Course length: 1 years
    Placement: Regular
    Location: Barry Tech or GC Tech


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Career Opportunities

  • Our Alumni Job Portal provides listings posted by our business partners. Check out the listings below to find any available career opportunities.

  • Speakeasy Intercom & Electric Service - Electrician's Assistant (Entry Level)

    Come work for an established company, improve your skills and learn a trade.

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  • Integrated Media Solutions - AV Technician

    We are looking for a person with a passion for technology. We work in ultra high end residential areas delivering automation systems featuring Crestron control systems. The systems we service include: AV, lighting control, motorized window treatments, HVAC control, networks, cameras, security, etc. We are looking to develop a person into a well-rounded technician versed in all phases of our industry to be with us for an entire career. There will be no ceiling or limitations at our family-minded company. We work in metro NY and the entire Long Island. Must have a clean appearance, non-smoker, clean drivers license, and pass a background check. We offer a competitive salary, 401k, and medical ins.

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  • TriTech Communications

    IT Installers/Setup Audio Visual Home Theatres

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