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Sheppard Pratt Health System Electrician (Towson) in Baltimore, Maryland

As an Electrician you:

  • Install, repair, and test Hospital electrical power distribution system, equipment and appliances on the Towson Campus.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable codes.
  • Perform preventive maintenance, document electrical performance, and estimate electrical work.
  • Are responsible for job site and equipment care.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of the National Electrical Code demonstrated by possession of a Certificate for Journeyman Electrician, and the ability to read blueprints and wiring diagrams to calculate power loads - acquired in high school or by a relatively brief period (more than six months but less than one year) of intensive preparation outside of school.
  • Comprehensive level of electrical theory, knowledge of installation, testing, repair and maintenance of electrical wiring and equipment, computerized energy management systems - acquired through 2+ years of progressively more responsible electrical experience in a commercial or institutional facility. A general knowledge of mechanical equipment and the proper use of various power tools.
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to exchange information with Hospital staff and patients concerning electrical work required.

Working Conditions:

  • Requires very frequent (51-80% of work time) exposure to unpleasant (e.g., electrical shock) conditions.
  • Work requires walking to complete errands throughout the building and grounds (21-50% of work time) and performing activities such as reaching, standing, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, talking, and moderate hearing. Requires mid-range vision, depth perception, and field of vision.