Maintenance Electrician- Plano, TX Location Job

Children's Health - Engineering and Safety Careers

Job Number: 53362

Location: Plano, TX

Date Posted: 3-16-2018



This position is responsible for repairs and maintenance on all electrical equipment and systems as well as performing a variety of general maintenance and repair duties.


The following describes the basic position duties that an employee MUST be able to perform for this role. This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below DOES NOT identify all duties performed by any single person in the position.

Has developed proficiency in a wide range of processes or procedures to carry out assigned tasks

Has a good understanding of how the team integrates with others and may allocate work within a shift

Regularly provides guidance and support to more junior team members on challenging technical problems; may check others' work

Solves problems in situations that are atypical or occur infrequently based on existing precedents or procedures

Impacts the work of the team by completing and providing assistance on tasks that have quantitative and qualitative performance dimensions

Clearly and accurately exchanges moderately complex information


React to emergencies and serve as a one person department during evenings and weekends.

Perform maintenance and repairs on all hospital electrical equipment and distribution systems including high voltage (13.2 KV) systems and equipment.

Repair and maintain hospital electromechanical equipment, i.e., refrigerators, sterilizers, ice machines, kitchen appliances, range / stove / cookers, electric beds, carts / tables / poles, hanging fixtures, light fixtures, and plumbing systems.

Repair and maintain automatic doors and locks.

Repair and maintain complex systems including normal and emergency electrical power systems, fire alarm and sprinkler systems, nurse-call, pneumatic tube systems, etc.

Troubleshoots, repairs and perform maintenance on electrical circuits and equipment including electrical panels, starters, controls, lamps and fixtures.

Installs electrical circuits and electrical fixtures.

Inspect patient and public areas around the hospital for environmental safety.

Accomplish and document preventive maintenance.

Assemble and install new furniture, fixtures and equipment.

Order stock and maintain repair parts inventory.

Perform other related duties and special projects as required.


4-5 years related experience Required

5-6 years related experience Preferred

High Voltage 13.2 KV experience and troubleshooting Required


High school diploma or equivalent Required


Journeyman Electrician License Required

Master Electrician Preferred

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.

Meet patient and patient family needs; take responsibility for a patient's safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; use appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence.

Ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; craft and implement service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs.

Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.

Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.

Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.

Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.

Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.


Medium - Exerting 20-60 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly..

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