Electrician Senior, Health System Physical Plant

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-02
Req: R0025051

The University of Virginia's Health System Physical Plant is seeking an Electrician Senior to join their team. The Electrician Senior supports Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost-effective, efficient, and reliable maintenance. The incumbent performs installation, repair, and maintenance trades work on electrical systems and equipment in buildings, including emergency backup systems, alarms, and life-support equipment in support of zone maintenance. Senior Electricians receive only limited supervision and provide worksite guidance to Electricians. Most work is performed with little or no direct supervision.

Duties Include:

  • Assume responsibility for laying out and running larger and more complex jobs involving more than one mechanic.
  • Assist supervisor in coordinating daily assignments among different jobs.
  • Perform preventative maintenance repairs and emergency maintenance on electrical equipment.
  • Respond to emergency requests.
  • Inform customers of job status, reasons for and duration of expected delays, as well as refer customers to the supervisor when appropriate.
  • Foster a safe work environment by instructing and monitoring compliance of OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations, the National Electrical Code, and The Joint Commission.
  • Specify, estimate, and install equipment, wiring, and systems in accordance with applicable standards and requirements
  • Direct and provide guidance and mentorship to lower level electricians.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: A minimum of seven years of electrical experience, including knowledge of emergency backup systems and switchgear operations. Experience working in a hospital setting is preferred.

Licensure: Journeyman or higher electrical license. A Master's license is preferred.

Selected candidates will be required to complete all required background checks, including a health screen prior to the first day of employment.

Position Compensation Range: $24.05 - $26.90 Hourly


Application Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday and search for 'R0025051'. Fully complete the online application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

Application Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for 'R0025051; and complete the application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

** Note: multiple documents can be uploaded in the Resume box. Applications that are incomplete or missing required documents will not receive full consideration. This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Michele Jarman, Recruiter at emj2us@virginia.edu.

Physical Demands:

The employee must be able to variously sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, lift, pull, and use both hands on repetitive tasks (including overhead tasks). The employee must have normal vision and hearing (correctable), and for some areas of employment, color vision and sense of smell

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 9/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time