Electricians are among the highest paid in the construction industry according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Electrical Residential Apprentices must register with the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, and complete 4,000 hours of paid on the job training as a licensed apprentice, and complete the required 360 classroom instruction hours to take the state Residential Journeyman Exam.
Calculating the expected electrical load and the cost of homes.
AC sine waves and transforming power.
Calculations and formulas to calculate power usage, voltage, resistance, and amperage.
Method of calculating various resistive loads.
Bending Radius, Offset Multipliers, Pipe loss calculations.
Navigation and using the NEC (National Electrical Code).
TJ is a St. George native. After high school, he took after his father and became a journeyman electrician. Teaching at Dixie Tech has been a transformative next step in his career. TJ enjoys cooking and time with his family.
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