Electrician I

Bassett Healthcare Network | Cooperstown, NY

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Posted Date 5/09/2024
Description The best thing about this role

Are you looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? Here you will find an innovative culture that is patient-focused and dedicated to making a difference. We are committed to helping the population we serve, and our communities, achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible. Recently named a Forbes America's Best-In-State Employer 2022!

What you'll do

The Electrician I monitors, inspects, repairs, installs, and performs preventive maintenance functions independently and with minimal guidance for communication, control, and electrical distribution systems in Bassett Healthcare Network, while adhering to safety codes and regulations to ensure that all electrical systems are operating safely and at optimum performance levels.
  • Inspects and performs standard to intermediate repairs on communication and electrical distribution systems including nurse-call intercom systems, automatic gates, appliances, electric lighting fixtures, generators, automatic transfer switches and transformers throughout Bassett Healthcare Network to ensure that all systems are safe and operational.
  • Adheres to established safety regulations and guidelines to ensure that repairs are carried out in an effective and safe manner.
  • Monitors and performs preventive maintenance functions for control systems, electrical distribution systems, and equipment throughout Bassett Healthcare Network to ensure that the number and frequency of system failures is kept at a minimum.
  • Monitors equipment performance and performs periodic inspections of lighting panels, receptacles, automatic parking gates, and ground fault systems to ensure that systems are operating safely and at maximum efficiency levels.
  • Supervises and trains new and entry level electricians and utility workers as needed to ensure that staff members can perform assigned job functions.
  • Assists and communicates with mechanical maintenance crews, facility staff and others by working on electrical control problems to support department guidelines for ensuring safety in modification procedures used on electrical systems throughout the Bassett Healthcare Network.
  • Responds to repair requests from Bassett Healthcare Network staff by solving electrical problems according to established policies and procedures to provide Bassett Healthcare Network departments with prompt and efficient maintenance service.
  • Installs new installations of electrical circuitry by installing conduits, cables (including computer and IT cables), boxes, lighting fixtures, electrical systems, and equipment, while adhering to safety codes and regulations to ensure that new installations operate effectively and according to Bassett Healthcare Network standards.
  • Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction. Makes recommendations to supervisor, implements and monitors results as appropriate in support of the overall goals and mission of the Bassett Healthcare Network.
  • Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines that impact the Electrician area. Develops effective internal controls designed to promote adherence with applicable laws, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state, and The Joint Commission. Seeks advice and guidance as necessary to ensure proper understanding.
  • May perform duties that are outside the specific functions listed.
What we need from you

Education:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required
  • 2 year Vocational / Technical Diploma in mechanical technology, electronic technology, or related field, or equivalent demonstrable on the job experience, preferred
Experience:
  • Minimum 3 years experience in electrical repair and maintenance, required
  • 2 years of schooling counts toward experience requirement
  • New construction experience, required
Licensure/Certification:
  • Clean NYS Driver's license and motor vehicle record, preferred
Skills:
  • Communication
  • Accuracy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Maintain Confidentiality
  • Reliability
Physical Requirements:
  • Heavy Work - Exerting up to 100 lbs. for force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects
  • Occasional fit testing
  • Frequent balancing, climbing, crouching, grasping, hearing, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, standing, talking, typing/ clerical/ dexterity, kneeling, seeing/ monitor/ computer use, stooping, visual acuity (color, depth, perception)
  • Constant standing, stooping, walking
Hazards:
  • Occasional bodily fluids/bloodborne exposure, burns, chemical and radiation/ radiant energy
  • Constant electrical, mechanical
Working conditions:
  • Occasional vibration, wet and/or humid, fumes, gases, odors
  • Frequent extreme temperatures, noise, dust
Travel:
  • Occasional Travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis
Total Rewards

Bassett Healthcare Network's commitment to our employees includes benefit programs carefully designed with the needs and values of all our employees in mind. Many of the benefits we offer are paid fully or in large part by Bassett. Our generous benefits offerings include:
  • Paid time off, including company holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Retirement benefits including an employer match
  • And more!
Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position.

We are also offering a sign-on bonus for this position! Details and eligibility requirements will be discussed during the interview process. Current employees of Bassett Healthcare Network are not eligible and are encouraged to apply through the internal job board.

Pay Range

Salary is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, training, and fair market evaluation based on industry standards. The above compensation range represents a good faith belief of the compensation range by Bassett Healthcare Network, and its entities and affiliates, at the time of this posting or advertisement.

Pay Range Minimum:

USD $26.77/Hr.
Pay Range Maximum:

USD $40.16/Hr.
We love the difference people bring

Salary26.77 Hour
Trade
Electrician
Per Diem
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