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Hiring Commercial Electrical Contractors

February 23, 2015


When you need any type of electrical work done, your actions have to be guided by several considerations. First of all, electricity is a dangerous animal, an engineering marvel that uses wires and complex circuitry to conduct life-threatening energies. If any would-be electrician gets a hand on an electrical conductor and grounds his or her body, then tragedy can strike. Professional electrical engineers are the only answer in this scenario, experts who have been trained in the hazards of electricity. Don't become a footnote in a do-it-yourself project, not when electrical contractors are on hand to conduct installation and repair work with seasoned skills that always take safe practices into account.

Having concluded the duty of defining the place of an electrical contractor in handling hazardous electrical currents, let's focus on a specific example, the role of the electrician within commercial establishments. Whether you're looking at a new commercial property or a shop undergoing renovations, you're going to need a reputable contractor, a certified electrician who know the ins and outs of working within a profit-making environment. The electrical contractor in question must have the ability to install specialized lighting for display cases and be able to conceal the mess of cables that feed shop equipment, thus keeping the premises looking professional, but there are other considerations to keep in mind. For example, the shop may be busy and intent on keeping the month-end profit margin intact. In that case, the electrical contractor has to be an expert in conducting the installation or repair work while staff and customers are on the move.

As you can see, this scenario is a mite more complicated than working on a construction site or a home. That's not to say the commercial electrical worker isn't to be found on a work site. New malls and shopping districts require a commercial electrician to install the three-phase motors and control sub-systems that maintain the environment inside a store, and a crew of electrical workers is always on site when the frame of the commercial property is coming together, running cables behind walls before they're painted, installing electrical conduits, and generally getting the systems ready for opening day.

In the end, the professional electrical contractor touches every facet of commerce, installing refrigeration gear and cooking equipment for restaurants, and incorporating sound business practices that are very much in line with a productive environment. This means being able to conduct installation work and troubleshoot awkward repairs in the busiest circumstances, resolving any electrical issue without causing interruptions in shop transactions. Keep these facts in mind when you're rifling through a list of prospective electrical contractors, and hire the candidate who is willing to follow these productivity enhancing practices.

O'Brien Electrical and Communications

26 Gordon St., Rosebery NSW 2018


Mobile: 0407 370 950

Servicing Inner West And Eastern Suburbs Including But not limited to the following areas:

  • Redfern
  • Newtown
  • Glebe Annandale
  • Surry Hills
  • Kogarah
  • Randwick
  • Coogee

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