Category: Electricianhood

Should Romex Be Stapled Neatly? DOES IT MATTER??

We electricians hear about this phrase “do all electrical work in a workman like manner” from the NEC, so here’s my thoughts about how it applies to the aesthetics of running Romex (NM cable). There are two schools of thought out there from a lot of electricians, have to think it doesn’t matter what...

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? – WHEN SHOULD I QUIT MY JOB?

I get asked by LOADS of people whether or not they should quit their job and go to another company. I have a few things to say on the matter, so let’s get into it. Website – https://www.electricianu.com Discord – https://discord.gg/7ykYfbh Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/theelectricianu Facebook Group – https://bit.ly/2tz7eQh Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/electrician_u LinkedIn –...

The Difference Between GOOD and BAD Electricians

What separates the quality from the riff-raff? In this episode, I give my OPINION about what it takes to be a good electrician from watching the guys who came before me. Being good at anything requires constant study, dedication, commitment, and pushing yourself beyond your old boundaries. Being a good electrician is the same....

Should I Go To Trade School?

Website: https://www.journey2master.com Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/journey2master Electrical Wizardry: https://www.facebook.com/groups/12643… Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dustin.stelzer In this episode I give my OPINION on whether or not electrician trade schools are a good idea or not. Again, full disclosure here – THIS IS MY OPINION, HAVING NEVER ATTENDED ONE. I get asked this question by dozens of people every week...

CRAFTSMANSHIP – Mastering Your Craft

A lot of people get stuck working a job they hate, because they aren’t passionate about what they do, or are not driven to excel at their craft. Today we’re going to talk about what it means to be a craftsman and taking seriously the job that you do. Website – https://www.electricianu.com Discord –...

Do You Work Fast Or Slow – TWO TYPES OF ELECTRICIANS

Do you get told often that you work extremely slowly? Maybe you’re told you work too fast? In this episode we dive into the topic of the two different methodologies of speed in the trade and why both are acceptable, yet both are argued over at great length.

ELECTRICIANS – Union or Non-Union?

I get asked all the time, about this whole “union vs non-union” debate. I’m tired of the divisiveness it creates when people argue over which one is better, so here’s my thoughts. Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/journey2master Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dustin.stelzer Both union and non-union electricians can be outstanding, and both can be terrible. It’s up to the...

CREW LEADERSHIP – How To Effectively Lead Jobs As A Journeyman

Most journeyman electricians end up leading jobs for the first time when they get their license, and for some it’s an overwhelming task that they feel is unmanageable. There are a lot of tips and tricks from the older leads that can be learned, and if taken seriously will make things a whole lot...

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