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University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

university, fl, usa
Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2024


The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.

Are you ready to join a growing team? We are seeking a skilled and experienced Electrician to join our maintenance team. As a Hospital Maintenance Electrician in UAB Facilities, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and efficient operation of electrical systems within the healthcare facility, all while demonstrating a dedication to providing excellent customer service.. This position involves a combination of routine maintenance, troubleshooting, and installation of electrical systems as needed to meet hospital standards and codes. If you are an experienced, dedicated Electrician with a commitment to ensuring the safety and reliability of electrical systems, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position.

Performs routine and preventive maintenance and repair, modify, replace and install a wide variety of low and high voltage electrical and non-medical electronic fixed or portable equipment/systems for both existing facilities and those under renovation. Reads, understands and interprets blueprints, drawings, floor plans, schedules and manufacturers operating and/or maintenance specifications as they relate to electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC and special equipment, building structures and finishes. May be called upon to perform or assist in completion of work of other maintenance personnel including, but not limited to, HVAC mechanics, maintenance technicians, general mechanics, plumbers, carpenters, sheet metal workers, masons, plasterers, painters, etc. Responds to requests for emergency as well as routine maintenance and service from building occupants. May use departmental specific software for time keeping and email. To conform to productivity standards established in the American Hospital Association table of standards.

Essential Accountabilities:

· Maintains electrical equipment according to standard procedures, diagrams and/or manufacturer.

· Complies with all organizational guidelines, policies and procedures as well as related safety manuals and directives. Complies with all applicable federal, state and regulatory agency mandates: OSHA, EPA, ADEM, The Joint Commission, etc. Conforms to productivity standards as set forth in the American Hospital Association table of standards.

· Performs a variety of general to skilled maintenance procedures: alters and repairs machines, equipment and/or facilities; alters, maintains and repairs steam, gas, water, air and sanitary plumbing pipes and fixtures; repairs and replaces valves, repairs leaks and clears drains. Performs general welding; bends, cuts, reams and threads pipe. Performs routine maintenance duties: repairs extension cords; replaces fuses, fluorescent ballasts and tubes; cleans and lubricates motors; cleans sinks and grease traps; repairs drape pull mechanisms and related items.

· Services and repairs heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment: fans, motors, radiators, pumps, thermostats, dampers and regulating controls.

· Attends monthly safety meetings and other required meetings and trainings.

· Maintains accurate records of electrical maintenance activities, inspections, and repairs. Provides documentation for compliance purposes.

· Prioritizes and adheres to safety protocols to minimize risks associated with electrical work. Participates in safety training and promote a culture of safety within the hospital.


· Must be self-directed/self-motivated

· Must have good communication and interpersonal skills

· Must be able to manage work orders, using a handheld device

· Ability to perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure

· Ability to work an on-call work schedule

· Must be able to accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of one's own work

· Must be able to work independently

· Ability to recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality

· Must be able to communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background; exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment

· Ability to perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations

· Must be able to maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs.

· Required to possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the duties and responsibilities that require performing tasks requiring wearing respirator and other personal protective equipment, such as self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), to include:

o Lifting and carrying a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.

o Climbing stairs, ladders and scaffolding, and working at heights above thirty (30) feet.

o Performing tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus.

o Working in a healthcare environment

o Working in confined spaces.

o Working within extreme temperature ranges.

Hourly Pay Range: $21.80 - $28.00 (Commensurate with experience & qualifications), plus incentives for current Electrician Master Card and NICET FAS II certifications upon hire.


High School diploma or GED and four (4) years of related experience required. Incomplete job profiles will not be processed. Please be certain to showcase depth and breadth of experience, as related to the needs of this job announcement.


Journeyman Electrician Registration with the City of Birmingham required prior to employment NICET FAS II, preferably

Driving record should meet University underwriting guidelines to drive vehicle in performance of University business. Current underwriting guidelines include possession a valid driver’s license, issued in the United States; at least 21 years of age; at least three years of driving experience; maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

Work Schedule: Multiple shifts available. Incumbent must have flexibility due to on-call requirements. Position is designated as essential personnel. Essential personnel are required to work during emergency situations, such as inclement weather, regardless of the University’s closure. Employees should be prepared to travel to work during inclement weather, emphasizing the importance of their role in critical situations.

For more information about UAB Facilities, please visit: https://www.uab.edu/facilities/

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Facilities


: 112301000 Hospital Maintenance

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite