Job Ref: 26778
Talent Area: Maintenance/Construction
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX 77030
Area/Department: Facilities-Maint-Central Shop
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full-Time
Organization: Houston Methodist
Work Shift: DAY
Work Week: M - F
Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist Hospital has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research. Houston Methodist is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospital” list and was recently named the number one hospital in Texas. FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006. Houston Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1,119 licensed beds, 67 operating rooms and over 6,000 employees, Houston Methodist offers complete care for patients from around the world.
SUMMARY Performs multiple aspects of electrical work for new construction, remodeling or maintenance of TMH facilities. For new construction or remodeling, inspects sites; obtains materials; installs commercial hospital electrical systems, specialty systems and other related features. For maintenance, performs safety and preventative maintenance inspections; obtains materials; maintains, installs and repairs commercial electrical systems and specialty systems. Also for maintenance, maintains and tests emergency and fire detection electrical equipment and systems. Responds to emergency electrical calls. Ensures all electrical work complies with applicable codes, ordinances, statutes and standards.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Installs electrical systems and devices in compliance with codes, ordinances and statutes. Installs or assists the journeyman electrician (as applicable) in the installation of commercial electrical systems and specialty systems including bending conduit, pulling wire and installing raceways, junction boxes, ph1 runs and circuitry. 2. Troubleshoots and repairs electrical systems and devices in compliance with codes, ordinances and statutes. Troubleshoots and repairs lights, motors, motor control centers, receptacles, switches, power outages, kitchen equipment, pump motors, etc. Ex10ds circuitry for equipment and lighting. Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs fire detection systems, ATS switches, ligh10ing arrestors, line isolators, etc. Prioritizes and responds to all emergency electrical calls. 3. Field checks construction projects to ensure accurate print information (and ensure codes are met) such as location of feeders, distribution panels, conduit, junction boxes, etc. 4. Performs preventative maintenanceinspections on all electrical systems. For example, electrical substations and distribution systems including equipment such as transformers, panels, breakers, switches, etc. Also, maintains and tests emergency generator systems and associated distribution systems. 5. Uses tools and equipment appropriately. Knows when and how to use tools and equipment to perform the job in an efficient, effective and safe manner. Consis10tly uses tools and equipment correctly on the job. 6. Provides the information necessary to maintain the system of metrics designed to measure FMS effectiveness at timely responsiveness to work order tickets created through appropriate dispatch service. Adjusts work activities and timelines as necessary to optimize response time on work order trouble tickets (e.g. average time to close tickets). 7. Maintains and contributes to a safe work environment. Adheres to all safety policies, procedures and practices, including the wearing of protective clothing and gear. Consis10tly uses tools and equipment correctly on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects or reports safety hazards. 8. Models the behaviors embodied in the ICARE values. Treats patients and colleagues with compassion, respect and dignity. Hears, considers and values the beliefs and opinions of others and works to cooperatively resolve problems. Delivers on commitments in a responsible and timely fashion. Demonstrates pride in the organization. 9. Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS This position requires a level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through completion of High School or GED equivalent. Continued education in a formalized technical or trade school or in an approved training program is highly desirable and may substitute for some portion of the experience requirement.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 6 to 8 years experience in the particular area of technical specialty in a healthcare or similar general main10ance capacity. Additional experience may substitute for educational requirement. Must be able to demonstrate general technical knowledge of equipment normally associated with their area of expertise.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED Journeyman license is required.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 1. Must have the ability to effectively communicate concepts, standards and instructions to others verbally and in writing. 2. Must possess general technical skills and must have sufficient service with the Hospital to acquire a complete knowledge of relevant systems and equipment, or alternatively, brings a specialized body of knowledge which may be applied with less service. 3. Knowledge of associated computer operation and programs may be required. 4. Must have strong interpersonal skills as-well-as the ability to build and sustain relationships with colleagues and customers.
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
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