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Swedish Health Services Licensed Construction Electrician Sr in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Licensed Construction Electrician Sr (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Facilities Management at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Construction Licensed Journeyman Electrician is responsible for electrical project installations, project planning and review, cost estimation, and will have over site of electrical project budget ensuring electrical projects meet budgetary requirements. In addition, this position will be responsible for repairs and maintenance of hospital electrical systems and components with voltages up to 13800 volts, ensuring uninterrupted power to all Medical Center buildings. May direct the work of less skilled electrician(s) and maintenance staff on projects as part of a collaborative team.

In this position you will:

  • Project Installation: Provides scope assessments, cost estimates, schedule development, and disruption/outage planning for projects. Conducts plan and submittal/RFI reviews, subcontractor bidding and coordination, and manages overall project costs within allotted budgets as required. Able to take direction from electrical diagrams, schematics, blueprints, and to install all electrical components (i.e. conduit, breaker, fuses, disconnects, switches, outlets, controls, wiring, lighting, motors) efficiently and effectively as per NEC

  • Repair/Replacement: Repairs existing components (i.e. conduit, breakers, fuses, disconnects, switches, outlets, controls, wiring, lighting, motors, etc.)efficiently and effectively as per NEC. Ability to troubleshoot, repair, install and service medium (480v) and high voltage (13800v) electrical systems and associated equipment such as repairing switch gear, installing and hooking up transformers, locating defects in cables, or selecting materials to make installations or repairs.. Ability to prepare repair estimates and to document troubleshooting, repair and re-commissioning requirements.

  • Time Management: Ensures electrical projects meet established timelines by managing own time and the times of others team members / apprentice.

  • Inspections/Codes: Oversees permit applications and schedules regulatory inspections. Must be very familiar with electrical codes and use of electrical code reference material. Maintain necessary licensing and code requirements per City, County, State, and CMS/DNV

  • Technical/Mechanical: Able to interpret and troubleshoot from schematics, blueprints, technical manuals, shop directives, diagrams, meters, gauges, testing equipment relative to electrical components and equipment. Adept at knowledge, use and interpretation of testing equipment. Familiarity with the construction, operation, and maintenance of high and medium voltage equipment and the hazards involved. Knowledgeable of laws, codes and regulations pertaining to high voltage electrical work, including NEC, IEEE.

  • Building Automation Systems: Familiar with automation controls and systems related to BAS and system controls. Able to navigate and understand basic control of JCI and Allerton BAS equipment. Installation of wiring and devices for control and automation systems.

  • Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information on both current and future problem-solving and decision making.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Must have a valid State of Washington Journeyman (01) Electrical License

  • Ten (10) or more years experience in the construction field reading blue prints, electrical diagrams, installing electrical components including high and low voltage systems, including 13.8v electrical switch gear, running conduits. Experience preforming preventive maintenance on all electrical equipment, including panels, preforming inferred scanning

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Seven (7) years knowledge of electrical codes in a acute care facilities.

About the First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Facilities Management

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 337274