Vanderbilt University Medical Center Electrician Journeyman in Nashville, Tennessee


  1. Job Code: 7104


Installs and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment.


  • Installation, repair and maintenance of all aspects of the medical center:

  • Lighting systems.

  • Electrical terminal devices.

  • Low and medium voltage electrical distribution system t include but not limited to switchgear, transformers, distribution panels, isolation devices, breakers, etc.

  • Emergency Power Supply System to include but not limited to emergency generators, automatic transfer equipment, uninterruptible power supplies, switchgear, egress lighting, etc.

  • Conduit and raceway systems.

  • Low voltage systems.

  • Testing equipment for the systems mentioned in these Key Functions to include but not limited to infra-red cameras, power testing equipment, cable test meters, predictive maintenance equipment, etc.




High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 5 years experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Additional Qualification Information:

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:


  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Occasional: Crawling:Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

  • Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

  • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.


  • Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

  • Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.

  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

Environmental Conditions

  • Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.

  • Occasional: Climate: Ability to withstand exposure to atmospheric extremes including heat, cold, humidity, and barometric pressure changes.

Job Facilities and Maintenance

Organization: Medical Electrical 111250

Title: Electrician Journeyman

Location: TN-Nashville-Medical Center North (MCN)

Requisition ID: 1805442