A tradesperson who is specialized in the stationary machines, electrical wiring and other equipment is an electrician and they are employed in installing new electrical equipment, repair the existing electrical infrastructure and do the maintenance work. The commercial electrician draws and plans the electrical system of a specific project and it also includes the pipes or conduits tubing that are required by the local electrical codes or they can even work by following the blueprint given by a contractor. Be it working from the blueprints or designing the plan on their own, the electrician will install all the conduits and they run all the electrical wiring required for the project. And these wires are often terminated at the circuit breaker panels or near the switches and relays.
They are responsible for all wiring all the instruments that control the heat, lightening and power units of the building including the refrigeration and air conditioning units. They use the ohmmeters, electrical test meter and they make sure that the continuity of the wiring is connected to the ascertain safety and compatibility of the components. The Louisiana commercial electricians also use some of the standard hand tools like the pliers, screwdrivers, knives and sawzalls and the heavier equipments are provided by the general contractor. Most of the commercial electricians have the knowledge of using the pipe threaders, test meters, power tools, conduit benders and power tools. There are even professional courses available for those who wish to get a professional touch and they can become a professional electrical engineer. The main requirement of the candidate is that they must be able to discern and see different colors because the electrical wires are color coded.