Electrician III

Location
Washington, District of Columbia-Washington
Posted
Aug 19, 2020
Closes
Sep 23, 2020
Ref
2000001U
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
This position encompasses all duties of a level I and II electrician. Repairs, installs, replaces and tests all electrical equipment, to include emergency generators and controls, automatic transfer switches, all electrical sub-stations, over-current devices, trouble shoots primary feeder and motor control systems, variable Frequency Drives and other associated equipment. Repairs, replaces and tests electronic controls for all air conditioning units and switchgears throughout the hospital complex and extended campuses, especially those controls specifically connected to the building automated system. Inspects electrical work completed by contractors and staff electricians. Ensures that repairs and new installation are compliant with current electrical codes. Reports all concerns to the designated manager. Basic knowledge of fire alarm components and fire alarm system. This position may be subject to variable hours or shifts. Responds to all hospital emergencies of any nature which include but is not limited to leaks, fire alarms, odors, snow removal, etc. This position must have a valid driver 's license and the ability to operate hospital vehicles.

Qualifications

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED

2 year technical degree in electrical technology (Preferred) Or
4 year Electrical Engineering Degree (Preferred)

Minimum Work Experience
5 years - Related and progressively responsible experience with the electrical trade. Working knowledge of all applicable NFP A, EP A & OSHA standards related to the position (Required)

7 years - Related and progressively responsible experience within the electrical in Healthcare. (Preferred)

Required Licenses and Certifications
Must carry an active DCRA Master Electrician License (Required)

Functional Accountabilities

Operate Building Automation System
1. Operate building automation system as it relates to the electrical power distribution in the hospital.

Installs Electrical Systems/Circuits
1. Assemble, install and connect components of switchboards and distribution panels and connect them to transformers, lighting fixtures, or
other equipment.

Member of Emergency Team
1. Act as a member of the internal and external disaster team.
2. Respond to all hospital emergencies to include but is not limited to: fire alarms leaks, outages and elevator trap calls.

Materials Management
1. Identify materials and tools needed to carry out job function. Make sure purchase orders and reports are legible, accurate, complete and on
time.

Code Compliance
1. Make sure that all electrical work is completed within codes by the governing body having jurisdiction
2. Establish and ensures compliance with work schedules.

Corrective and Preventive Maintenance
1. Perform corrective maintenance on equipment in accordance with manufacturer specifications
2. Perform preventive maintenance of the electrical systems in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
3. Troubleshoot electrical equipment and systems to determine functional problems and makes repairs as needed.
4. Maintain corrective tickets, PM cards, project sheets and keep the status board up-to-date

Quality Assurance
1. Take the initiative to identify and report deficiencies in the physical plant of the hospital
2. Diagnose and resolve trouble ticket/work orders thoroughly until completed
3. When necessary, routinely follow up with manager to communicate or request assistance in order to complete work orders, when necessary ,
4. Follow up with requestor after completion of a work order to ensure problem has been corrected.
5. Routinely utilize all safety measures as related to work orders and specific task

Electrician Competencies
1. Repair, install, replace and test all electrical equipment, to include emergency generators and controls, automatic transfer switches all electrical sub-stations, over-current devices, trouble shoots primary feeder and motor control systems.
2. Utilize the infrared scanning devices to perform predictive maintenance throughout the facility.
3. Document the performance of all electrical protective devices.
4. Isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors and other electrical equipment using amp-meter , volt-ohm meter , meg-ohm meter , primary injection tester , and ground fault tester .
5. Conduct safety checks throughout the hospital complex.
6. Act as a mentor to other electrician's without a Master's License.

Reads Blueprints Estimates Materials
1. Study blueprints and diagrams to ascertain layout, location and specifications of items to be installed.
2. Estimate quantities of materials needed and prepares requisitions.
3. Assemble, install and connect component unit controls.
4. Mount motors, transformers, lighting fixtures, or other equipment into position and complete circuits, according to diagram specifications.

Repair Test Controls
1. Repair, replace and test electronic controls for all air conditioning units throughout the hospital complex, especially those controls specifically connected to the building automated system.

Children's National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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