Job Description

Job Title: Electrician
Job ID: 737116
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: Plant Maintenance
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237


Maintain, repair, and install electrical equipment in the hospital buildings, as per any applicable codes and standards.

  • Accountable for the safe operation and maintenance of the hospital's electrical systems and equipment.
  • Inspect, test, and repair electrical circuits, lighting, signal, communication, control and power circuits and equipment.
  • Install new wiring and electrical machinery.
  • Isolate defective wiring, switches, motor and other electrical equipment.
  • Operate switchgear and electrical machinery.
  • Order material necessary for any job.
  • Record personal work orders and submit hours to supervisor on a daily basis.
  • Repair and maintain building fire alarm system as per NFPA standards.
  • Repair and/or install conduit, fittings, motors, generators, transformers, electrical wiring and a variety of appliances and hospital equipment.
  • Replace faulty switches, sockets, fuses, insulators, and other elements of electrical systems, fixtures and appliances.
  • Responsible for setting-up appropriate level of infection control containment (ICRA) based on risk level, maintaining the integrity of that containment, and performing all work following infection control procedures.


  • High school diploma or GED required. 
  • Trade school, Vo-Tech or union approved apprenticeship required.  
  • Must have three to four years of hospital or industrial work experience.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and electrical diagrams required.
  • Knowledge of City, State and Federal codes is required.

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

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

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: Yes

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