Management software for electricians

The electrical profession is on the upswing. Already in great demand, electricians are even more so with technological advances and environmental concerns. Find out more about the electrician's job and how Techtime can help you.

What does an electrician do?

What are the day-to-day tasks of an electrician? And what skills do they need?

The tasks of an electrician

An electrician installs and supervise the installation of electrical systems (cables, alarms, etc.) for private homes and businesses.. At the same time, he checks that electrical appliances are properly powered.

An electrical technician also works to repair, troubleshoot and troubleshoot electrical devices on electrical devices such as household appliances or electrical networks. They install and maintain electrical equipment of all kinds, and repair connections and wiring.

On a renovation site (commercial buildings, homes, local authorities, residences...) or a construction site, the building electrician provides . a reading of the electrical network diagram. They install the electrical systems and connect the various electrical appliances throughout the building. In the final phase, he checks the quality and safety of the installations.

Finally, more and more electricians are specializing in automation, home automation and electronics to offer services including the installation of :

  • motion detector ;
  • district heating management ;
  • automatic shutters.

In addition to the building and civil engineering sector, electricians can also work in the automotive, industrial and agri-food sectors, or for electrical installation companies.

What skills do you need?

While technical skills are essential to the electrical trade, other qualities are also required.

Analytical skills

A good electrician possesses problem-solving and analytical skills. Almost every job involves a situation that requires critical thinking: new appliances he hasn't worked with before, more complex wiring tasks, etc.

A sense of contact

Troubleshooting in customers' homes, good interpersonal skills are required. It goes without saying that politeness and cordiality are essential. But the electrician also becomes an advisor during his interventions, to offer accurate diagnosis and rapid resolution of his customers' problems.

A wealth of knowledge

The electrician must have a taste for math: numerous calculations and conversions in units of measurement will be required throughout his or her career. They also need unfailing know-how and technical skills to deal with the risks of the trade. Finally, in order to diversify, they need to master the challenges of energy saving and consumption.

Team spirit

On a construction site, electricians are in constant contact with other building and civil engineering professionals, such as masons, carpenters, tilers and others. tilers or even plasterers. They must therefore have good communication skills to collaborate with the various trades.

What are the pros and cons of being an electrician?

Let's take a look at the pros and cons of being an electrician.

The benefits of the job

The electrician's trade is accessible from the CAP level and doesn't require long studies. and offers a wide range of career opportunities. Electricians are particularly in demand in the construction industry. As we've seen, electricians also have a wide range of tasks to perform. The profession is progressiveYou can open your own business and become an independent electrician.


The job of electrician requires a high level of physical fitness, as well as the risk of accidents. It is therefore compulsory to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).

How do I become an electrician?

The electrician's trade is a manual one, requiring a great deal of technical knowledge. Several diplomas sanction the different levels of training.

CAP level

There are a number of training courses available to acquire a vocational aptitude certificate: 

  • CAP electrician ;
  • BCP electrical equipment installer ;
  • CQP electrician low-voltage installation fitter ;

Bac level

The following courses are available: 

  • Bac pro in electricity and connected environments ;
  • Bac pro electrician ;
  • Brevet technique des métiers (BTM) in electrical equipment.

Bac+1 level

It is possible to obtain a complementary mention (MC) in one year, after obtaining a CAP or bac pro.

Bac+2 level

Finally, it is also possible to obtain a BTS :

  • BTS electrotechnics ;
  • BTS in fluid power and building automation.

How much does an electrician earn?

The average salary for an electrician is €2,500 gross per month.. An experienced self-employed electrician can considerably increase his or her income and earn up to €4,000 per month.

How does Techtime help electricians?

Today's projects can be highly complex, and construction companies are under increasing pressure to improve the productivity and profitability of their work.

Management software for electricians Techtime allows electrical contractors to create project milestones and manage their work sites. With Techtime, you can :

  • supervise each step of progress ;
  • delegate tasks to your technicians ;
  • monitor their performance;
  • manage budgets ;
  • forecast revenues for each project ;
  • manage contracts, etc.

More flexibility and ease in your organization means you can focus on your customer experience.

Techtime is : 

intervention software


Would you like to test the Techtime solution for your jobsites?

As an electrician, you're used to change, and your adaptability is flawless. That's why the new digital dynamic is ideal for you.

Revolutionize your electrical work by choosing a digital management tool designed for you and adapted to your day-to-day needs!

Thanks to Techtime, our electricians improve their targets



Simplified planning

More efficient

Better monitoring

More efficient

Growing productivity