Master Electrician

Location:LPCH Main Hospital Palo Alto

General/ Environmental Service

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts

At Stanford Childrens Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

The Master Electrician installs, repairs, and maintains building system electrical equipment. Carries out and may oversee preventive maintenance procedures on major electrical systems as directed. This position reviews plans and specifications for Design and Construction and other contracting services. The Master Electrician advises E/M Supervisor of electrical/mechanical maintenance and equipment replacement requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in the coordination of providing temporary power and emergency power during CoGen outages.

  • Assists in the diagnoses of operational problems with the Centers electrical system. Responsible for switching of the primary and emergency electrical systems.

  • Assists in the installation of electrical wiring and switch gear, fuses, lighting fixtures, heating devices, motors, and other hospital electrical apparatuses, conforming to the national and local codes.

  • Assists in the preparation of equipment and system specifications, charts, layouts, cost feasibility studies, and reports.

  • Carries out preventive maintenance procedures such as servicing of exhaust fans, motors, motor control centers, and other duties as assigned.

  • Performs and assists in the more difficult installation and maintenance tasks.

  • Prepares and follows through established preventive maintenance procedures; works with shop personnel in preventive maintenance methods, techniques, and procedures.

  • Responsible for ongoing evaluation of plant electrical systems for improved service and reliability.

  • Reviews plans and designs to guarantee conformance to building, fire codes, federal, state, and local regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education:High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Experience:Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
License/Certification:CDL California Driver's License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to adapt to and deal with change and ambiguity.

  • Ability to operate standard tools, instruments and equipment used on the job.

  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and sketches.

  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of the job.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment.

  • Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility.

  • Knowledge of methods, tools, and equipment used in maintenance and repair.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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