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Construction Electrician (CE)



 ***Last Updated 21 March 2024***

CE Community Overview


CE Career Path

General Description
Construction Electricians build, maintain, and operate power production facilities and electrical distribution systems for Naval installations. This is a 5 year enlistment program.
What They Do
The duties performed by CEs include:

  • installing, maintaining and repairing telephone systems and high and low voltage electrical power distribution networks, both overhead and underground;

  • splicing and laying cables, erecting poles, stringing wires and installing transformers and distribution panels;

  • installing, repairing and maintaining street lighting, fire alarm, public address, inter-office and telephone switchboard systems;

  • installing, maintaining and repairing interior wiring for lighting and electrical equipment;

  • working with batteries, electric motors, relays, solenoids and switches;
    operating electrical generators

  • reading and interpreting blueprints and preparing sketches for projects;
    making estimates of material, labor, and equipment requirements.

Working Environment
CEs may work in a variety of conditions, independently or as members of a large team. Their many different duties may be performed in climates ranging from desert to arctic.

- ASVAB: AR + MK + EI + GS = 201
​- Must have normal color perception.
- Must provide a copy of last thee Evals an PRIMS/PFA data.
- Must have 20/20 correctable vision.
- 36 Month obligated service is required for all convert in and PACT Sailors. 

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