Electrical Systems Tech- Full Time - Day

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Job ID: 57471
Area of Interest: Service
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F, 6am-2:30pm
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

Under general supervision, institute and maintain a comprehensive preventive maintenance program on all electrical equipment and electrical electronic systems, such as, 13,000 volt substation equipment (transformers and switch gear), Bus Duct Systems, emergency generators, Medical air, oxygen and vacuum equipment, motor control centers, pumps, compressor power, controls, A/C, air handling equipment, sterilizers, refrigeration systems, fire alarm, extinguishing systems, Operating and Recovery Room electrical systems, electric beds, patient head-walls, automatic doors, building light, power, intercom and nurse call systems, and uninterrupted power systems.  Assist in the evaluation of problems and repair of patient care equipment, and automatic transfer switches.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

1. Evaluates condition of equipment and systems, recommending repair, modification, or replacement, as necessary in accordance with departmental procedures.
A. Evaluates and analyzes electrical system performance and capacity conditions, distribution loads and equipment specifications. These evaluations and analyses are used to make recommendations regarding repair, modification and replacements.
B. Develops project plans for all required tasks specifying task and overall project completion dates.
C. Establishes and maintains spare parts. Orders additional parts and materials as necessary for repairs and modifications of equipment.
D. Maintains and institutes comprehensive preventative maintenance programs to insure proper functioning of all electrical emergency equipment.
E. Manages existing and continuously changing electrical system capacity and load demands to insure reliability of critical electrical/life supporting systems in the event of power loss. Schedules, plans and coordinates electrical outages, as required, to periodically perform necessary preventative maintenance and repair.
F. Develops emergency contingency procedures, preventive maintenance procedures, high voltage switching, standard operating and safety procedures to be used by on-duty personnel in order to perform the necessary tasks in an emergency situation.
2. Assists electrical engineers with analyses, research, determination of loads, system capacity, distribution design, feasibility/performance evaluations studies and prepares designs for future program installation and construction. These tasks are performed via field research, preparing written documentation and providing equipment specifications, using advanced electrical field trade knowledge.
A. May direct and ensure electrical personnel accomplish planned daily tasks in the absence of the supervisor.
B. Establishes, maintains and implements daily work-flow of simultaneous ongoing projects to insure task target dates and final completion dates are met within the scheduled time.
3. Supervises on-site work of outside contractors to ensure tasks are completed in accordance with project plans, within time-frames and in compliance with all electrical local, national codes and Hospital Specification/Health-care standards.
A. Initiates contract proposals for new projects, such as, installation of new equipment and systems.
4. Reviews and applies engineering plans, specifications and architectural blueprints to insure that Hospital specifications, local and national codes and safety standards are complied with and overall implementation procedures are consistent with the interest of the Medical System.
A. Enforces local, national, industry codes and Hospital specifications and standards to insure compliance of work upon completion.
5. Communicates with the Medical System, administrative staff, outside contractors, vendors and consultants to plan, coordinate and accomplish, regularly.
A. Schedules and coordinates projects, such as, electrical projects and emergency repairs and maintenance with outside vendors, contractors and local inspection departments to implement required tasks.
6. Attends and participates in in-service training and various educational programs for professional growth and development.
A. Participates in meetings at various levels, such as, progress status, change management, and scheduled outages, to discuss and advise various personnel of problems encountered, project status, changes in plans/requirements, project financial situations.
7. Responds on an on-call basis to off hours emergencies and makes independent decisions regarding the resolution of these emergencies.



What You Need to Be Successful:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.  Associate of Science in Electronics Technology or Electrical Engineering is preferred.  Master Electrician's license is preferred.
  2. Eight years of electrical maintenance and construction experience with two years in a hospital or medical care setting, or equivalent, is required.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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