Ascension Health Master Electrician - Plant Operations in Southfield, Michigan

We Are Hiring

Master Electrician - Plant Operations 001 - Full-Time, Day - Providence Hospital - BU 34014 - Southfield, MI -Monday - Friday,Weekend Rotation -

This is a collective bargaining agreement union position.

Electrical work

Master Electrician license

Why Join Ascension?

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. John Health-MI, you will have the opportunity to be under direct supervision, performroutine and complex inspection, maintenance, repair, alteration and installation of hospital electrical systems equipment, fixtures and appliances in compliance with local, state, and national codes. The Master Electrician assigns work to and oversees the work of assigned maintenance mechanics. Pulls permits for jobs from city.

You will:

  • Demonstratepersonal commitment to the organization’s core values through active involvement in the quality improvement process.

  • Demonstratesafe work practices and attitudes, followsafety rules, workto prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participatein organizational and departmental safety programs.

  • Performpreventive maintenance on motors, transformers, emergency generators, fire alarm systems, pumps, and other electrical and electronic equipment on a regularly scheduled basis.

  • Respondto electrical trouble calls throughout the hospital.

  • Inspectand testall electrical systems and related electrical components, such as those associated with heating, cooling, power, lighting, and communications within the hospital, requiring the ability to read blue prints, diagrams, and equipment specifications. Usetesting instruments, such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, amp meters, and others.

  • Install, repair, alters, or replaceelectrical circuits and equipment, such as centrifuges, motors, intercom units, microphones, switches, wiring panels, projectors, recorders, and kitchen appliances.

  • Design, fabricate, and installspecialized electrical devices as required or requested.

  • Read, interpret, and/or prepareblueprints, diagrams, and job specifications.

  • Estimateand/or calculatetime, materials, and costs required for alterations, repairs, and installations.

  • Preparemonthly order lists for electrical supplies, equipment, and tools to maintain stockroom inventory, and for articles required for new or specialized construction and repairs.

  • Assignwork to and overseethe work of assigned maintenance mechanics.

  • Prepareregular or periodic statistics and reports regarding safety inspections and conducted, progress or completion of work assignments and projects; submitreports to supervisor.

  • Pullpermits for large electrical jobs from City of Southfield.

  • Performmiscellaneous duties not related to electric as required or as assigned.

  • Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Demonstrateeffective written and oral communication skills consistent with mission and values.

  • Demonstrateinterpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.

  • Demonstrateability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail while performing tasks.

  • Demonstrateability to read, write and understand written and verbal communications. Demonstrateability to perform basic math functions including addition, subtraction and multiplication.

  • Demonstrateability to walk and stand approximately 90% of work time, often lifting and positioning equipment and devices up to 60 lbs.

  • Ability to demonstrate friendly, courteous, professional customer service behaviors and provide service recovery in an accommodating manner consistently.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):

  • Valid Michigan Drivers License required.

  • Master Electrician License - State of Michigan required.


  • High School graduate or equivalent required

  • Electrical training through on-the-job experience, trade school or military required

Work Experience:

  • Eight years experience in electrical work preferably in a health care setting required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


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Reasonable AccommodationSt. John Providence Health System provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within St. John Providence Health System will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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