Electrician Assistant Interview Preparation Guide
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Electrician Assistant based Frequently Asked Questions by expert members with experience as Electrician Assistant. These questions and answers will help you strengthen your technical skills, prepare for the new job test and quickly revise the concepts

39 Electrician Assistant Questions and Answers:

1 :: Do you specialize in any particular areas of electrician work?

Along with qualifications, an employers will want to know if you have any particular specializations. For example, some electricians specialize in electrical systems and controls, wiring, or electro-mechanical repairs. Others may have particular expertise in reading blueprints or general troubleshooting.
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2 :: What salary are you expecting from this job as Electrician Assistant?

Be prepared to quote a realistic salary expectation for the position that you are applying for. Use your knowledge about the profession and the company to make a request that meets your needs while also being reasonable.
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3 :: Why back emf used for a dc motor? highlight its significance?

The induced emf developed when the rotating conductors of the armature between the poles of magnet, in a DC motor, cut the magnetic flux, opposes the current flowing through the conductor, when the armature rotates, is called back emf. Its value depends upon the speed of rotation of the armature conductors. In starting, the value of back emf is zero.
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4 :: Explain State Maximum power transfer theorem?

The Maximum power transfer theorem explains about the load that a resistance will extract from the network. This includes the maximum power from the network and in this case the load resistance is being is equal to the resistance of the network and it also allows the resistance to be equal to the resistance of the network. This resistance can be viewed by the output terminals and the energy sources can be removed by leaving the internal resistance behind.
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5 :: Why are you interested in the electrician trade?

If you are new to the electrical trade or are applying for an apprenticeship, you will probably be asked this question. Employers ask this question because they want to hear your motivations and goals so that can be sure that you really have an interest in the field.
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6 :: State the difference between generator and alternator?

Generator and alternator are two devices, which converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. Both have the same principle of electromagnetic induction, the only difference is that their construction. Generator persists stationary magnetic field and rotating conductor which rolls on the armature with slip rings and brushes riding against each other, hence it converts the induced emf into dc current for external load whereas an alternator has a stationary armature and rotating magnetic field for high voltages but for low voltage output rotating armature and stationary magnetic field is used.
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In order to score in this interview question, a efficient way is to give a list of qualities and skills that is suitable with an admin assistant position. You can start with "Firstly, an admin must have effective methods, secondly, give job the priority, thirdly, create a good team work" etc. Remember that the duty of an admin assistant is to communicate with several of people, so excellent communication skills and a good personality are required.
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8 :: Why should we hire you as Electrician Assistant?

You'll find this question near the end of the interview. If you feel you have something special to offer that didn't get mentioned or prompted in the interview then say it here. Avoid using cliched buzzwords like "hard-working" and "fast learner" and "gets along well with others"; the employer wants to hear something different and unique, so think about this question the most. Use it as your opportunity to really sell yourself to the hiring manager.
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Speak about specifics that relate to the position you are applying for. If you do not have specific experience, get as close as you can.

If you are being asked this question from your employer then you can explain your experience. Tell the employer what responsibilities you were performing during your job. You can tell what programs you developed and what modules you worked on. What were your achievements regarding different programs.

I have been working with computers since 2001. I also have a degree in network support/computer repair. I have built my last 3 computers, have work with Dell as an employee. So I have around 15 years experience working with computers.
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10 :: Explain the application of storage batteries?

Storage batteries are used for various purposes, some of the applications are mentioned below:

• For the operation of protective devices and for emergency lighting at generating stations and substations.
• For starting, ignition and lighting of automobiles, aircrafts etc.
• For lighting on steam and diesel railways trains.
• As a supply power source in telephone exchange, laboratories and broad casting stations.
• For emergency lighting at hospitals, banks, rural areas where electricity supplies are not possible.
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