Installing a new light or a few electrical outlets is pretty simple, and for many people, an electrician is not required to do these things at home. But if you need electrical work done for your business, there are some reasons to consider hiring an industrial electrician for the job.
Codes, Laws, and Requirements
In the industrial or commercial setting, some laws and regulations must be adhered to anytime you are doing work in or around your facility. Electrical work is one area where the code or regulations are tough because a small error in the work can result in a huge problem very quickly.
Hiring a commercial or industrial electrician to do the work you need at your company is the best way to make sure the work meets the requirements and is safe. If you do not have a commercial electrician do the work and something goes wrong, you could be facing fines for not doing the work properly, and if anyone is hurt, the penalties could be much worse than just a fine.
The insurance company that carries your insurance policy is more than likely going to want to know who did your electrical work if there is a problem that results in an insurance claim. If the person that did the work is not properly certified or licensed for the kind of work you had them do, the insurance company could refuse to cover the damage that occurred.
If the damage can be traced back to an error at the time of the electrical installation, the insurance company could even go after the person that did the work. The result could be bad for the installer, your company, and you personally if you decided to use someone to do the work that you knew was not an electrician.
Speed and Efficiency
Hiring a commercial or industrial electrician for any electrical work you need in your facility or offices can result in less time waiting on the electrician. Industrial electricians have been installing and working with wiring, transformers, and equipment for a long time and are extremely knowledgeable.
Often, an experienced industrial electrician will complete the job faster and with higher quality than someone that is just starting out in the trade or who has some basic knowledge of electrical theory but not a lot of experience working with electricity. The faster the job is finished, the better it is for your business. But if the work is not done correctly the first time, the cost to redo the work and the time involved can be costly.Share