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Electrician Job

Job Number: RIH15618

Job Title: Electrician

Department: Electricians - 1014421

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

  • Requires a High School diploma or graduation from a trade school or vocational school with courses in math.
  • Requires courses in reading electricity information.
  • The ability to read blueprints and plan modifications to electrical systems.
  • The ability to troubleshoot electrical problems and find solutions to them.
  • Requires completion of three to four years Apprenticeship program or equivalent on-the-job training.
  • Possession of a valid Rhode Island Journeyman Electrician’s License.
  • Requires knowledge of all current City, State and National Codes.
  • Must know hospital codes governing the electrical maintenance and installation in the all hospital complexes.

  • Under general supervision, performs routine and complex tasks related to the inspection, testing, repair, installation and modification of the Hospital’s electrical systems, equipment, fixtures and appliances.
  • May direct the work of Apprentice and Journeymen Electricians.
  • Ensures that all electrical systems and equipment meet all legal codes and hospital standards requirements.