The interviewer would like to know why you chose this as a career path. Your answer can include a little bit of personal touch when you tell the hiring manager about your path to becoming an electrical technician.
"Growing up, my father was an electrical technician, and I knew it was the path that I wanted to take from early on. I like to be in a hands-on role, and this was a natural choice for me."
Entry Level answer example
"I have a strong interest in electrical work and equipment maintenance but did not have an interest in going into engineering. I recently completed my 2-year associate's degree and am eager to get some hands-on experience."
Experienced answer example
"I have been an electrical technician for the past nine years and couldn't imagine doing anything else! I am ready to take on a role where I can teach junior electrical technicians. This career is important to me, and I am proud of what I do."