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Discussion on: What jobs did you have *before* software development?

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Ahmed Atalla

10 years as a rig electrician in the oil field since graduation as electrical engineer
I did the career shift in 2017 at age 36

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KileyZavala • Edited on

An electrician can work with various electrical installations: electric motors, generators, automatic control systems, etc. Depending on the job, an electrician's duties may include the following: maintenance, installation, connection/disconnection, disassembly, and repair of electrical equipment. For example, a city electrician may install street lighting systems, lay power lines, and maintain and repair them.