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Methodist Hospital

Journeyman Electrician

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (Rotating Weekends) 
Category: Facilities Plant Operations and Security • Job ID: 2160706

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Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Journeyman Electrician today with Methodist Hospital.


Methodist Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Come join our team as a Journeyman Electrician. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

A Journeyman Electrician is a skilled worker who is an expert at working with any manner of electrical systems in commercial and industrial settings. As a Journeyman Electrician, their responsibilities and duties include installing new electrical systems, as well as maintaining and repairing existing ones. Journeyman Electrician are experts regarding electrical equipment, lock-out/tag-out processes and all manner of electrical systems in the hospital environment including but not limited to emergency generators and emergency power supply systems. They may train and direct Electrical Technicians and Electrical Apprentices on their way to becoming Journeyman Electricians. Must have the ability to work during weekends and evenings, and participate in an on-call rotation. 

Major Responsibilities:


  • Inspects and tests electrical lighting, power circuits, and other related equipment.
  • Removes and replaces defective wiring and circuits. Tests circuits to comply with safety regulations.
  • Isolates defects in wiring, switches, motors and other electrical equipment using instruments such as ammeter, voltmeter, ohmmeter, growler, etc.
  • Replaces faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, insulators, and other simple elements of electrical systems, fixtures, and appliances.
  • Installs new conduit, wiring, and electrical equipment.
  • Removes and installs motors, transformers, lighting fixtures or other equipment and completes circuits according to diagram specifications.
  • Assembles, installs, and connects components to switchboards and distribution panels and connects them to units controlled.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on electrical systems and components.
  • Estimates the quantities of materials needed to complete work assignments and requisitions them properly.
  • Performs required preventive maintenance and emergency repairs in a complete and timely manner.
  • Conform to regulatory testing and inspections requirements on emergency power systems including emergency generators and automatic transfer switches.


  • Communicate in a clear, professional manner with colleagues, visitors, and patients.
  • Willingness to train and mentor maintenance technicians in basic electrical skills.


  • Mentor Maintenance Technicians and educate them on building electrical systems, their operation and maintenance.
  • Continual personal development through training and on the job learning to provide upward growth and mobility.


  • Complete project estimates including labor and material resources


  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Practices and adheres to the “Code of Conduct” and “Mission and Value Statement.”

Education & Experience:

  • High School Graduate or GED equivalency Required
  • Licensed Journeyman Electrician Required
  • 5+ years relevant experience Required
  • 3+ years of experience in a healthcare environment Preferred Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

 Licenses & Certifications: Credential:

  • Licensed Journeyman Electrician – or a greater license

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 900 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Journeyman Electrician opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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