education requirements

HS/GED and Certification

expected salary range

$53K to $106k

training area


AC/DC isn’t just a rock band.

Everything stops if the power goes out. That’s why we need you. In Alaska’s seafood industry, electricians install, maintain and repair electrical systems for a wide range of equipment and structures, from seafood-processing machinery to fire alarms. On floating processors, electricians are part of the engine-room department. Just think: as long as there’s electricity, you’ll have a career.

Here’s what you need:

  • High school Diploma or GED required
  • Industry training certification required

Here’s where you get it:

Course/Program Provider/Location Degree Certification Length
Construction Trades Technology UAF Certificate No 1 – 2 years
NECA/IBEW Local 1547  Anchorage, Fairbanks , Juneau, Ketchikan Apprenticeship Journeyman Card 4 years
ABC of Alaska Alaska Apprenticeship Journeyman Card 4 years