Sub-Journeyman Electrician

  • Denver, CO
  • *National Jewish Health - Main Campus
  • Plant Services
  • Full Time - Day Shift: Monday - Friday
  • Support Services
  • Req #: 14212
  • 130 - $21.50 - $28.57
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Position Summary
Assists the Journeyman Electrician in troubleshooting, repairing and installing all phases of electrical work and cable pulling throughout the facility to provide a safe environment following manufacturer’s guidelines and standards established by the department and Denver City and County codes and NEC.

Essential Duties

  1. Assists with the installation of new work electrical systems, troubleshooting existing electrical problems and makes necessary corrections according to the National Electrical Code. 
  2. Assists in troubleshooting electrical problems from low voltage (12 volts up to 110 volts) for controls and up to 480 volts high voltage. 
  3. Installs new circuits from power supply to usable points, pulls wire, bends pipes, new service for motors, lights, outlets, HVAC equipment and other plant equipment. 
  4. Assists with maintaining all fire alarm equipment and part of the team that conducts quarterly testing for Life Safety Codes. Ensures proper documentation and records are filled out and retained. 
  5. Responsible for all cable pulling for phones and computers. Maintains drawings and complete documentation.
  6. Makes daily building rounds, changing light bulbs throughout the campus to insure patient and staff safety. This includes testing and replacing UV lights in TB patient areas and lets the Journeyman know of materials used to ensure sufficient stock of needed electrical materials and adequate repair parts are kept on hand.
  7. Assists with the electrical side of the card access system including installing and troubling shooting all related components as well as doing new cards for staff and updating old ones.
  8. Responsible for filling out work orders for projects assigned to this position with all necessary information and especially materials used.

Other Duties

  1. Participates in capital construction projects with other trades and contractors.
  2. Part of the snow removal team, cleaning the sidewalks leading into our buildings, and using a show shovel during snow storms.
  3. Perform other duties as assign to help the Plant Services team assisting with Institutional requests.


  1. Attention to Detail: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  2. Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  3. Collaboration: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.
  4. Energy: Consistently maintaining high levels of activity or productivity; operating with vigor, effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
  5. Initiative: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
  6. Peer Relationships: Interacts with others in a constructive, positive, and respectful manner, regardless of individual differences. Assists team members or co-workers in achieving personal goals and completing assignments.

Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility: None

Travel: None

Core Values

  1. Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
  2. Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
  3. Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
  4. Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
  5. Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
  6. Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures. 
  7. Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
  8. Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education: High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
  2. Work Experience: A minimum of two (2) years progressive electrical experience preferred.
  3. Special Training, Certification or Licensure: Current Colorado driver’s license required.


Salary Range: $20.87 - $27.21



At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.

With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families

  • Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • FSA and HSA
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and Hospital Indemnity
  • Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
  • Legal Plan



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