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Electrician III

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2023-18310

Position Summary

Day Shift

Provides electrical maintenance to all areas of Memorial Health System as assigned. Insures that work is completed per established policies/procedures, work order specifications and appropriate codes.  Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Establishes work priorities ensuring efficient organization and coordination of activities with installing, testing, troubleshooting and repairing electrical circuits, equipment and appliances per codes and specifications.
  1. Resolves difficult wiring and/or installation problems, determines how best to repair faulty electrical systems and equipment and completes complex work orders effectively and efficiently.
  1. Plans layout, installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus and control equipment:
      • Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials.
      • Provides access for future maintenance consistent with specifications and local electrical codes and avoids unsightly, hazardous and unreliable wiring.
  1. Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, insuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings and flooring.
  2. Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values:
      • SAFETY: Prevent Harm – I put safety first in everything I do.  I take action to ensure the safety of others.
      • COURTESY: Serve Others – I treat others with dignity and respect.  I project a professional image and positive attitude.
      • QUALITY: Improve Outcomes – I continually advance my knowledge, skills and performance.  I work with others to achieve superior results.
      • EFFICIENCY: Reduce Waste – I use time and resources wisely.  I prevent defects and delays.
  1. Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit using such tools as hacksaw, pipe threading machine and conduit bender. Pulls wiring through conduit.
  1. Tests continuity of circuit to insure electrical compatibility and safety of components using testing instructions such as vault OHM meter, meggar and other test equipment.
  1. Demonstrates engagement by assisting with completing division goals.
  1. Coordinates assigned work to meet the needs of customers, patients and visitors and ensures customer satisfaction.
  1. Develops efficient and effective work practices that utilizes time and material efficiently.
  1. Knows thoroughly all hospital disaster codes and follows proper procedures immediately.
  1. Maintains appropriate dress and appearance, projecting a positive image of the Medical Center.
  1. Follows all safety procedures/policies and maintains effective standards of cleanliness of the Medical Center and its equipment.
  1. Interacts with patients and Medical Center personnel in a courteous, helpful, cooperative professional manner and follows Code of Conduct of Memorial Medical Center.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

Required Experience


  • Associate’s Degree in a mechanical/science field, Electrical Certification/License, or completion of an apprenticeship as an electrician required.


  • Must possess valid Illinois driver’s license and must be deemed as an acceptable driver in accordance with the MHS Fleet Safety Policy (Five year MVR will be required.)


  • Four years commercial electrician experience required. Must have comprehensive knowledge of electrical safety and theory, troubleshooting, circuits and installation.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand and apply complex building codes such as NFPA and Joint Commission.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply electrical theory, read/understand blueprints, and other technical specifications.
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail for long periods of time.
  • Must provide own hand tools needed to perform electrical work.
  • Have basic computer knowledge.
  • Must have the ability to distinguish between colors such as red, black, blue, gray, white, and green.
Springfield, IL

Robert Saunders


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