Commercial electricians perform a wide variety of duties which can vary depending on the environment of their jobs and the type of job they are doing. Generally speaking, most commercial settings usually require electrical needs to Installation of commercial switch equipment, Termination of large conductors, Installation of cable trays, Installation of commercial outlet boxes, Installation of bus ducts, Commercial cabling and lighting, Electrical work on industrial transformers and generators, Electrical work on raceways and Network cabling that requires considerably more energy than residential sites.
Commercial electricians are usually known to be distinguished from industrial electricians in that commercial wiring work normally does not include dealing with high voltage systems, heavy equipment, or industrial settings such as warehouses, refineries, foundries, fields of oil and gas or power plants. Common electrical repairs and installation of unique equipment usually entail the critical tasks and everyday stresses of becoming a commercial electrician.

A commercial electrician must be highly adaptable and innovative to arrive at solutions on the spot.

In certain cases, the electricians have requirements for wiring breaker panels, transformers, generators, lighting, heating, and general construction. A commercial electrician usually works in commercial buildings, including corporate offices, department shops, restaurants, and other places that are readily accessible by the public. Usually, a commercial electrician is doing new construction or building lamps, receptacles, transformers, and other power delivery.
The builder will often have no idea how wires are going to be installed in a wall on a commercial site; they simply want an electrical outlet at a particular spot. The electrician has to be innovative enough to quickly work out a solution and then get the job done as quickly as possible. Basic electrical skills are inadequate, the main factors being experience and creativity when it comes to assessing how good a commercial electrician is. They also need many other skills, including the ability to work with a wide range of customers including builders, other business contractors, and construction owners.