Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Important Factors ToConsider When ChoosingA Qualified Electrician
Introduction• There are currently more than 78,000 licensed electriciansworking in the country. These individuals generate...
Previous Experience• Part of finding a qualified professional involves askingquestions during one or more interviews. Some...
Previous Experience• It is also important to ask whattype of work was mainlyperformed during past jobs. It ishelpful to ch...
Licensing• It is important to hire an electrician that has earned a license.The process of acquiring a license involves ta...
Licensing• Contractors who do not hold a license should be avoided sinceunlicensed work could invalidate insurance policie...
References• A qualified professional electrician will have a few referencesfor potential clients.• References serve severa...
References• A reference might be able to answer questions about thepersonality, work habits and customer service policies ...
Contracts• It is important to choose a professional for electrical workwho uses a contract.• Hiring an electrician based o...
Contracts• The document allows the client tocalculate predictable rates as thework progresses.• Additionally, a contract u...
Schedule• The schedule of the electrician should be considered beforemaking a decision about who to hire. Some professiona...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Tips To Hiring A Qualified Electrical Technician

For the best electrician North York, Toronto, Ontario has to offer, trust Mr. Electric. To learn more about the services they offer, visit their website today!

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Tips To Hiring A Qualified Electrical Technician

  1. 1. Important Factors ToConsider When ChoosingA Qualified Electrician
  2. 2. Introduction• There are currently more than 78,000 licensed electriciansworking in the country. These individuals generate over $5billion in revenue each year.• These professionals are responsible for installing, repairingand maintaining the electrical systems in homes, businessesand industrial facilities.• Choosing a contractor from this large workforce can bedifficult. There are several points to consider that will make iteasier to choose a qualified professional.
  3. 3. Previous Experience• Part of finding a qualified professional involves askingquestions during one or more interviews. Some of the mostimportant questions should be about previous workexperience.• It is best to choose someone who has worked on multiple jobsin the past.• This provides experience that allows the technician to avoidany number of potential problems.
  4. 4. Previous Experience• It is also important to ask whattype of work was mainlyperformed during past jobs. It ishelpful to choose a professionalwho has worked on similarprojects.• This is especially true for peoplewho need electrical workcompleted in a commercialproperty.
  5. 5. Licensing• It is important to hire an electrician that has earned a license.The process of acquiring a license involves taking a number oftests and then working with other professionals for a certainamount of time.• It is the most basic qualification that any person should havebefore performing electrical work in a building.
  6. 6. Licensing• Contractors who do not hold a license should be avoided sinceunlicensed work could invalidate insurance policies orwarranties.• Additionally, a person without a valid license is not allowed toperform work professionally as a contractor.
  7. 7. References• A qualified professional electrician will have a few referencesfor potential clients.• References serve several important functions. References willhelp to confirm the work history of the technician.• A reference will also know exactly how the completed workfunctioned in the months or years after the job.
  8. 8. References• A reference might be able to answer questions about thepersonality, work habits and customer service policies of thecontractor that are not always obvious during an initialinterview.• It is sometimes helpful to visit references when choosingbetween different contractors. Looking at fixtures or othersystems could show the quality of the work.
  9. 9. Contracts• It is important to choose a professional for electrical workwho uses a contract.• Hiring an electrician based on nothing more than a verbalagreement or a handshake could create problems when thefinal invoice arrives.• A contract lists every part of the job that must be completedincluding information about what happens if problems occur.
  10. 10. Contracts• The document allows the client tocalculate predictable rates as thework progresses.• Additionally, a contract usuallydefines any warranties andguarantees on the work. This is veryimportant in case unexpectedproblems occur after the technicianhas left.
  11. 11. Schedule• The schedule of the electrician should be considered beforemaking a decision about who to hire. Some professionals havestrict schedules or must juggle time between several differentjobs.• This could cause a job to take much longer than expectedbecause the contractor cannot arrive during a convenienttime.• Business owners and homeowners will want to discussscheduling before signing a contract in order to make certainthat no conflicts will occur.

    Be the first to comment

    Login to see the comments

For the best electrician North York, Toronto, Ontario has to offer, trust Mr. Electric. To learn more about the services they offer, visit their website today!

Views

Total views

584

On Slideshare

0

From embeds

0

Number of embeds

16

Actions

Downloads

0

Shares

0

Comments

0

Likes

0

×