Body Wirer

Install circuit wirings in travel trailers and similar vehicles.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$32,000 – $69,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Body Wirers do?

Installs circuit wiring in travel trailers and similar vehicles for lights, ignition, starting motors, and other electrical apparatus, following diagrams and color code: Locates and marks positions for outlet boxes on walls and ceiling, using templates or jigs. Cuts openings and drills holes for wire, light fixtures, outlet boxes, and fuse holders, using electric drill and router. Threads wires or preassembled cables through holes in floor or sides of vehicles and secures them to frame, using clips or staples. Installs fixtures and boxes in openings, using screwdriver. Connects terminals to power source to test operation of fixtures.


Should I be a Body Wirer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Coach Wirer, Wirer, Passenger Car

    How to become a Body Wirer

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