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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Senior Electrician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 1008966 SHIFT:Day (United States of America)

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A Brief Overview Reports to the Maintenance Supervisor (Electrical), and is responsible for preventative and corrective maintenance, building alteration, and new construction of the organizations electrical distribution systems and associated equipment with in a three million square foot health care facilities/research institutional organization. The Senior Electrician will assist the Maintenance Supervisor with the coordination of workload, inventory, materials management, training, and coordination of outside contractors, project management and response to customer service needs. This is a working/supervisory position when the Maintenance Supervisor (electrical) is not on site. The senior electrician is responsible for the supervision of the electrical group. Work as a team member within the Electrical Shop and assists other Facilities Services trades.

What you will do Uniform Standards Maintains an identifiable professional attire (uniform) at all times, including using name tags and identification cards. Attends mandatory session's meetings/in-services. Reports any incident that seems unusual deficient to immediate supervisor and/or Security. Corrects and/or reports unsafe, unsecured, or unclean environment to immediate supervisor and/or Environmental, Health and Safety, and Facilities Department. Always takes breaks away from patient and family areas. Keeps self and work area neat and organized. Participates in staff meetings, committees, projects and teams in a collaborative manner. Is recognized as an "informed" participant by peers and completes assignments on time. Reviews and contributes to the attainment of departmental and institutional goals annually. Participates and contributes to team projects. Utilizes, and maintains Personal Protection Equipment. Participates in and contributes to team projects. Is responsible for preventative maintenance inspection, trouble shooting, repairing, installation, and commissioning of all electrical equipment and components listed but not limited to: Electrical components to motors, chillers, pumps, air handling equipment and associated wiring. Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs). Electrical distribution sub stations, low voltage through medium voltage. Including switching, operating, and racking out/in of breakers, and components. Emergency generators. Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS). Electric and diesel fire pumps and fire pump controls. Panels and associated breakers and wiring 120 volt through 480 volts. Repairs to lighting & power circuitry, and associated distribution equipment, including lighting controls. Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) equipment, and batteries. Install electrical equipment, circuits, panel boards, conduit and wire, for a variety of applications. Troubleshoot, and repair small appliances and cleaning equipment. Is responsible for the performan e of the following maintenance and operational responsibilities: Assigning, completing and documenting work request utilizing the Facilities (CMMS) Computerized Maintenance Management System. Is responsible for compliance, implementation and operation of the CHOP electrical safety program, and NFPA 70 E, Standard for electrical Safety in the work place. Is responsible for operating knowledge of the electrical distribution systems through a validation competency exam annually. General maintenance duties outside of electrical core as directed and necessary within individual qualifications, for example, snow team, water intrusion response, fire safety. Work with electrical subcontractors, equipment vendors, and specialty technicians in maintenance and operation of electrical equipment, and gear. Is responsible for the performance, of electrical utility interruptions in adherence with the Hospitals utility interruption process including Lock Out, Tag Out, and Energize Work permits policy. Is responsible for CMS, life safety, and utility failure reports. Training and competency tasks of Electricians and other trades. Education Qualifications High School Diploma / GED - Required Technical Diploma Electrical Maintenance or similar skill Trade - Required Experience Qualifications At least five (5) years working experience in institutional or industrial electrical maintenance - Required At least two (2) years experience supervision/coordination of maintenance staff - Required At least two (2) years experience supervision/coordination of electrical staff - Preferred Skills and Abilities Ability to operate a company vehicle and/or be insured on a CHOP policy. Must assume the duties of the Maintenance Supervisor (Electrical) in his/her absence. Experience with CMMS software, email and windows applications. Train and oversee the installation, trouble shooting, repair, and operations of the following equipment: Variable Frequency Drives (VFD's), Motor Control Centers (MCC's), low and medium voltage switching gear, emergency electrical distribution gear (ATS's) and generators, batteries, transformers, fire pumps, lighting control systems, and electrical mechanical equipment. Excellent knowledge of NFPA NEC 70, specifically chapter 517 healthcare, NFPA 70E, 99, 110, and 111. Excellent leadership abilities, and project management skills. Excellent problem solving, and decision making skills. Ability to read prints, wiring diagrams, ladder diagrams, and schematic drawings. Ability to track inventory, and Materials management. Ability to report, and support all offsite locations when necessary. Ability to work flexible hours, weekends, shift work, and on call status. Coordinate installation, renovation, and repairs with other trades, and contractors. Licenses and Certifications Driver's License - Department of Motor Vehicles - upon hire - Required Electrician's License - Philadelphia Licenses & Inspection - within 6 months - Required

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community. As a condition of employment, CHOP employees who work in patient care buildings or who have patient facing responsibilities must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive an annual influenza vaccine. Learn more.

Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons. Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.

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