• Electrical Maintenance

    Students install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair residential and commercial electrical systems. There is always a demand for people with good electrical skills to work in commercial and home construction, maintenance and repair, and installation of electrical and electronic equipment. Beginning salaries are $20- $38 per hour and pay increases as skills and time in the business increase. Successful students are qualified to receive the California Electrical Training Card. The class focuses on academic, technical skills, and employability practices. Students will develop personal and professional skills in the classroom that will transfer to the workplace:

    • Lockout-tagout (LOTO)
    • Blueprint reading, layout of a job
    • Residential and commercial wiring
    • Pipe bending
    • Safe practices, electrical code, and regulations
    • Lighting switching
    • DC/AC theory
    • Electrical troubleshooting
    • Use and care of tools and equipment

    Class Benefits

    • 30 high school credits earned per year
    • Develop skills leading to a highly paid, high demand job

    Certifications Earned Within the Class

    • Class completion certificate
    • Electrical Trainee Card “State Approved”
    • Morrell Foundation Tool Kit Scholarship

    Job Opportunities Upon Completion

    • Assembler
    • Electrician Apprentice
    • Journeyman Electrician
    • Sound Communication Technician
    • Alarm Installation and Maintenance Technician
    • Solar Energy Systems Installer
    • Material Handler 


    About the Instructor 

    Tony Gutierrez graduated from SVCTE’s electrical maintenance program in 2000. Shortly after, he got into a Local 332 Inside apprenticeship program. Gutierrez turned out of the apprenticeship in 2005 and then became a journeyman. After a few years, he became a foreman and he eventually worked his way up to general foreman. Gutierrez is still a member in good standing of IBEW LOCAL 332. His goal for the Electrical Maintenance program is to make his students the best candidates possible for future apprenticeship classes.

    Why do you teach Career and Technical Education? 

    I came to this school and want the students to have the same opportunities that I did.





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