Media Alert – Electrician Jobs in Georgia
Marietta, GA – July 22, 2017 – Lincoln Tech’s Atlanta-area campus in Marietta, GA is meeting the rising demand for trained electricians by expanding its current program. This summer, the hands-on electronics career training program is expanding to include high-voltage electrical training in its new Electrical and Electronics Systems Technology (EEST) Service Management program.
There is an increasing demand to fill the skills gap in Georgia. According to careeronestop.org, over the next seven years the state will see a need for 4,000 trained technicians in the electrical and electronics fields, making it one of Georgia’s fastest-growing skilled trade careers. Prospects for electrician jobs in Georgia are expected to be plentiful as graduates can choose a career path in either high-voltage electrical work, like residential construction and industrial wiring. Graduates can also pursue low-voltage electronics work installing home theater systems, setting up whole-house automation, connecting alarm systems and much more.
Lincoln Tech’s Marietta campus is fully-equipped with on-campus training in a “Smart House” – a pre-wired structure that replicates real-world settings to help students to prepare for what is expected on the job. Among the industry-experienced professionals training Lincoln students, two are Master Craft Instructors as designated by the renowned National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).
Electrician Jobs in Georgia Start With Hands-on Skills
The EEST Service Management program is an Associate Degree offering that prepares students with hands-on skills for working with wiring and controls, computers and networking, fiber optics, telecom systems and much more. After completing the state’s requirement of four years’ field experience working under a licensed contractor, graduates will then be eligible to pursue their own electrician license.
For more than 15 years the Marietta campus of Lincoln Tech has helped students launch rewarding, hands-on careers in the skilled trades and healthcare industries. If you’re looking to power up your career prospects, explore Electrical and Electronic Systems Technology training at Lincoln Tech in Marietta!