Protective Signal Installer

Install electrical protective signaling systems.
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Salary Range
$25,000 – $61,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Protective Signal Installers do?

Installs electrical protective signaling systems used to notify central office of fire, burglary, or other irregularities on subscribers’ premises: Installs wires, conduits, and signaling units, following blueprints of electrical layouts and building plans and using handtools, power tools and soldering iron. May repair signaling systems [PROTECTIVE-SIGNAL REPAIRER]. Usually is required to possess identification card issued by local authorities.

Should I be a Protective Signal Installer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Protective Signal Installer

    Most Protective Signal Installers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9ziaaa&chl=no+college+%2851%25%29|certificate+%2842%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,51,51
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