by Connie Cherba

Electricity – we all take it for granted until a power disruption leaves us in the dark. That’s when it’s easy to see how much we depend on the safe delivery of electrical power for everything from running our microwaves to charging our phones to lighting our bathrooms. Who are the people who wire our homes, schools, and businesses to meet our demands for power? And how did they learn their trade? Let’s take a look at a couple Dubuque companies and see just how they train their electricians and what it takes to become a licensed electrician.

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