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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    Howdy folks, I'm kind of an odd case. I see these young kids on here all the time going on about how they wanna become electricians, whatever. I am 32 years old, and am currently an IT engineer. I make about $70k a year at a great job, but I just am not feeling it anymore. For as long as I can...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Good morning: Am pleased to register on this website. I would like to become an electrician yet where do I post about this topic? Am looking to get opinions from you all about the field, but I don't want it to sound redundant as I think you probably get this kind of post. I studied physics...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello Everyone, I graduated from a technical high school and then went off to college for a semester of classes for electronic/electrical engineering. I got the itch and went back into the trades after that. In total I worked professionally in the trades for about 4 years and have about 2500...
  4. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi guys, I am currently in school for my fourth year in Alberta, Canada. I am just a youngin, 21, and want to continue to learn and advance. Most of my experience is commercial and light residential. I was wondering what a smart career path would be to pursue afterwards. Any option is a...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I am currently in the Air Force (non electrical job) and decided I will separate early next year (2014). I am interested applying for an electrician apprenticeship with the IBEW in Florida. I contacted the local JATC there and they said they have abundant work right now but it might...
  6. New Member Introductions
    I am new to the forum. Currently living on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia, Canada. I have been working as a farm manager and general handyman for most of my working life. I am now nearing 40 years old and feeling the need to have a career. I am American born with a Canadian wife and 6...
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