Electrician II

Location
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia-WASHINGTON
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Closes
Aug 13, 2021
Ref
2100020X
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
This position encompasses all duties of a level I electrician. Performs a variety of general electrical repair, installation and replacement duties using standard testing instruments common to the electrical trade. Employee performs highly skilled maintenance, installations and repairs and troubleshoots electrical systems and subsystem. Electrical duties may be performed in a number of areas including: Heating, refrigeration, motors, fire alarm systems, generator equipment and associated ATS equipment. Work involves the technical application of electrical principles to ensure that work is completed in accordance with all applicable codes. This position may require flexible shifts or rotating shifts. Perform maintenance and service as needed to support ongoing facility operations for the Facilities Department that are initiated through work requests or as dispatched by the engineering control room, call center, and or a member of management in accordance with Hospital standards.

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.

Qualifications

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED (Required)
Vocational Education Must have completed electrical apprenticeship program and have certificate of completion. (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
5 years Related and progressively responsible experience within the electrical trade with a working knowledge of all applicable NFPA 70 and 70E Codes. (Required)
2 years Related and progressively responsible experience within the electrical trade in Healthcare setting. (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Basic algebra.
Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Excel, and Access.
Basic Knowledge of building maintenance work order systems.
Frequently bend/stoop, sit, stand/walk and reach; lift, carry, push, pull >40
Required Licenses and Certifications
Valid Driver's License to operate hospital vehicles (Required)
Valid DCRA Electrician Journeyman License (Required) OSHA 10 Certification (Preferred)
NFPA 70E Certification (Preferred)

Functional Accountabilities
Test, Repair Electrical Distribution Systems
  • Examine and test such elements of systems as distribution panels, controls, circuit fixtures and motors to locate faults.
  • Repair, install, replace and test electrical circuit equipment and appliances.
  • Estimate quantities of materials.
  • Isolate defects in wiring switches, motors, and other electrical equipment using testing instruments such as ammeter, ohmmeter , and voltmeter .
  • Ability to read blueprints.
Install Electrical Systems/Circuits
  • Assemble, install and connect components of switchboards and distribution panels and connect them to transformers, lighting fixtures, orother equipment.
Member of Emergency Team
  • Act a member of the internal and external disaster team.
  • Respond to all hospital emergencies to include but not limited to: fire alarms leaks, outages and elevator trap calls etc.
Material Management
  • Identify materials and tools needed to carry out job function; make sure purchase orders and reports are legible, accurate, complete and ontime.
Code Compliance
  • Make sure that all electrical work is completed within codes by the governing body having jurisdiction.
  • Perform and document Preventive/Corrective Maintenance to comply with all regulatory bodies i.e. Joint Commission, DOH, Fire Marshall, DCRA etc.
Corrective and Preventive Maintenance
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
  • Troubleshoot electrical equipment and systems to determine functional problems and make repairs as needed.
Safety
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
Operate Building Automation System
  • Operate building automation system as it relates to the electrical power distribution in the hospital.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication
  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

Safety
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • 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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