Electrician I

Washington, District of Columbia-Washington
Dec 22, 2020
Jan 26, 2021
Full Time
The Electrician I is an entry level position that will perform minor maintenance and service as needed to support ongoing facility operations for Facilities Department that are initiated through work requests or as dispatched by the Engineering control room, call center, or a member of management in accordance with Hospital standards. The Electrician I-Apprentice will provide direct general labor support to all trades. Will be responsible for the procurement and pick up of any and all materials requested by trades. Will be responsible to assist electricians with installing and maintaining electrical and power systems and sub-systems. Will develop skills to carry out a range of electrical repairs, installations and preventative maintenance under the guidance of qualified electricians. Will perform a variety of general electrical repair, installation, and replacement duties using standard testing instruments common to the electrical trade.

The employee must have a valid driver's license and the ability to operate hospital vehicles. Responds to all hospital emergencies of any nature which include but is not limited to leaks, fire alarms, odors, snow removal, etc. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties on the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is required to climb, balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED
Vocational Education

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Trade school with knowledge of electrical codes. (Preferred)

Minimum Work Experience
1 year
1 year

Specific Requirements and Preferences
electrical work experience. (Required)
working in a healthcare environment (Preferred)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Math Ability Level: 3 Basic algebra & Statistics
Human Relations Skill Level: 2
Important Computer Skills: PC Software/Operating System Basic Standard Equipment Calculator, Copy Machine, and Fax Machine
Basic knowledge of building Maintenance work order systems.
Frequently bend/stoop, sit, stand/walk and reach; lift, carry, push, pull up to 50 pounds during shift.

Required Licenses and Certifications
0 - 4 years electrical apprenticeship Pref
Valid Driver's License Req

Functional Accountabilities

1. Basic to intermediate knowledge of electrical circuitry.
2. Ability to read blueprints.

1. Assist EII and EIII with repairs, installs, replace and test electrical circuit equipment and appliances.
2. Assist Electrician II and Electrician III with defects in wiring switches, motors, and other electrical equipment using testing instruments such as ammeter, ohmmeter, and voltmeter.
e. Estimate quantities of materials.

Test, Repairs Electrical Distribution Systems
1. Assist EII and EIII to examine and test such elements of systems as distribution panels, controls, circuit fixtures and motors to locate faults.

Operate Building Automation System
1. Assist EII and EIII in operating the building automation system as it relates to the electrical power distribution in the hospital.

Install Electrical Systems/Circuits
1. Assist EII and EIII to 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 snow removal, leaks, outages and elevator trap calls.

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

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

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others' ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things
Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Childrens National Hospital 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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