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MUHA-Electrician

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Entity: Medical University Hospital Authority (Medical Center)
Department: Facilities - Facilities Maintenance
Sub Department: MUHA-9883800-ART CEP/Infrastructure
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUHA-Regular
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: SKILLED TRADES
Pay scale: MUHA- Grade 11


Entity/Organization:  MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week:  40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose

The electrician monitors, maintains, adjusts, and repairs electrical distribution systems owned or leased by the Medical University Hospital Authority in order to ensure safety and reliability of emergency and normal power electrical systems. This role requires a working knowledge of all electrical systems including, but not limited to, Generators, ATS, MCC, Drives, Motors, Distribution Center, and Distribution Panels. The position is scheduled for call  on a rotating basis to include being be on call for one week and work a scheduled weekend shift. Incumbent is Considered Essential Personnel in a disaster.

Minimum Training and Education: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) and two years general or industrial electrical maintenance experience required.  Thermography license must be obtained within one year of hire date. Technical or Trade School in HVAC, Electrical, or Electronics and/or experience in electrical hospital maintenance is preferred.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:  Thermography license must be obtained within one year of hire date.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to work outside, in all weather conditions and temperature extremes. (Continuous) Ability to work in elevated areas. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined spaces. (Continuous) Ability to work below ground. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) Ability to stand. (Continuous) Ability to climb. (Continuous) Ability to kneel. (Continuous) Ability to bend. (Continuous) Ability to walk. (Continuous) Ability to handle heavy tools (i.e. jackhammer). (Frequent) Ability to lift, unassisted, weight to 50 lbs. (Frequent) Ability to carry objects, unassisted, on a plane, on ladders, upstairs, etc., weighing 50 lbs. or less. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Continuous) Ability to perceive colors accurately. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to operate winches, come-alongs, jacks, etc. (Continuous) Ability to maintain dexterity in order to use hand tools, both manual and powered. (Continuous) Ability to push or pull equipment carts. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use as required. (Continuous) Necessary Special Requirements Some positions require a commercial driver's license. (Requirements for a commercial license are contained within separate description(s)). Some positions require EPA approved Freon recovery certification.

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.