Job Description

Job Title: Electrician Journeyman
Job ID: 665919
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Day with Rotation
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Altoona
Department: Engineering
Location: , Altoona PA


Full Time - Day with Rotation

This is a union (AFSCME) position

Posted:  2/10/2018


Maintain, repair and install electrical equipment in the hospital buildings.


  • Complies with all safety codes whether Federal, State, or local; maintains a safe work environment.
  • Complies with established occupational exposure policies.
  • Could be scheduled for off shifts and rotation as needed.
  • Demonstrates the ability to troubleshoot equipment failures using complex schematics and diagnostic tools specific to the trade; such as, Fluke multimeter, megar device, amprobe, etc.
  • Has working knowledge of low voltage systems such as fire alarm, nurse call, intercom, infant abduction, cable TV, access control and other similar systems.
  • In addition to passing the City of Altoona journeyman's test, demonstrates knowledge of medium voltage electrical systems including breakers, transformers, unit substations, switchboards, starters, variable speed drives, and is able to demonstrate this knowledge in both oral and written format.
  • Is expected to perform any and all other duties related to facility maintenance as deemed necessary by Management that is in the best interest of the hospital, its patients, staff, and visitors.
  • Maintains good relations with other members of the crew, other crews, and all other departments so that work is performed in a harmonious manner.
  • May be required to be on call.
  • Must be available for snow removal as needed.
  • Responsible for the completion of all service work order assignments in a timely fashion.
  • When work priorities demand, performs work other than specialty as required or assigned.


Education and Formal Training Required: High school graduate or equivalent, preferably a graduate from a vocational-technical school; valid PA drivers license required Applicant must have a valid journeyman�s license that will reciprocate with the City of Altoona or a valid City of Altoona license Experience Required: Electricians must have a minimum of six years experience in industrial/institutional facilities wiring systems. Completion of four years apprenticeship training under a master electrician, which includes such items as blueprint reading, electricity, mathematics, physics, and electrical safety. Must have three to four years of hospital or industrial work experience. Knowledge of City, State and Federal electrical codes is required. City of Altoona Journeymans License and valid Pennsylvania drivers license required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Driver's License
  • Journeyman Electrician

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $18.28

Union Position: Yes

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