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Providence Health & Services Engineer Electrical System in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Engineer Electrical System - Facility Services (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland,OR

We are seeking a Engineer Electrical System - Facility Services is responsible for the integrity and reliability of the normal and emergency electrical power systems, including the distribution system and related equipment; operating and monitoring equipment; control software; and power quality and energy management for Providence hospitals in the OR Region

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintains current knowledge of codes relevant to electrical system design, construction, and maintenance.

  • Develops and maintains the OR region maintenance staff electrical safety program, including Arc Flash protection

  • Develops and maintains the OR region standards for design, quality and energy efficiency of the electrical systems. Formulates recommendations for changes and improvements to the standards and system

  • Develops and maintains standardized electrical system compliance documentation for the OR region hospitals.

  • Develops and supervises the process for standardizing and maintaining accurate and current electrical one lines for the OR region hospitals

  • Develops and supervises the OR region standardized training program for electricians and maintenance staff for electrical safety, operation, maintenance

  • Supervises the in-house electrical permit program in OR region hospitals

  • Works with electrical consultants, contractors and staff to: plan, design, define scope of work, critical path schedules, and cost proposals for remodel, new construction projects and equipment installation that impact the hospital electrical systems.

  • Develops and supervises the OR region standardized procedures commissioning new electrical system installations

  • Develops and supervises the OR region standardized processes for maintaining current and accurate electrical system documentation including electronic drawings and documents; and equipment and panel labeling.

  • Notifies the OR Region Director of Facilities & Safety of unsafe conditions that require action on their part within 24 hours of discovery.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and 5 years of experience in hospital or institutional/industrial design or operations -OR-Journeyman Electrical Supervisors License and 10 years of experience in construction or operations of hospital or industrial facilities

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, 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: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 312852