Oregon Health & Science University

Electrical Impact Mitigation Coordinator

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Salary Range
$44.06 - $51.60 per hour
Monday - Friday
HR Mission
Central Services
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Ranked the No. 1 Hospital in Oregon by the U.S. News & World Report, we pride ourselves in not only serving our community with the highest of accolades, but pushing a multifaceted mission that strives of excellence within the OHSU Culture. Find out more here: https://www.ohsu.edu/about/ohsu-vision-mission-and-values and https://youtu.be/6C-lws1q5cY


OHSU is hiring! We offer a variety of benefits on top of joining a thriving organization:

  • Full Time Benefits
    • Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
  • $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
  • Several retirement plans to choose from! – Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and University Pension Plan, voluntary savings plans (403b and 457b)
  • 8 paid holidays per year
  • Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Annual Raises
  • Employee discounts to local and major businesses
  • Growth/Development Opportunities

We want you, apply and work with us today! https://www.ohsu.edu/


Function/Duties of Position

OSHA 1910.333(a)(1) requires electrical systems to be deenergized before technicians work on or near them unless deenergizing introduces additional or increased hazards.


This position reports to the Utilities Manager and provides planning and support to OHSU projects (capital and operational) to ensure impact from electrical interruption is limited and effectively communicated to internal OHSU stakeholders and external Authorities Having Jurisdiction.


This position assists in overall operations of the OHSU electrical systems program. This position is expected to work independently on the management and development of this program and advise Utilities Management on the ongoing health of this critical system.


This position is also responsible for:

  • Development and maintenance of OHSU electrical panel schedules, one lines, floor plans and other electrical infrastructure records and OHSU arc-flash study records.
  • Development, maintenance, and oversight of OHSU electrical shutdown approval process (similar to PECO) including performing risk assessment for technicians.
  • Interactions with vendors, including general contractors, trade contractors, architects, and consulting engineers to provide oversight for the design and installation of OHSU electrical infrastructure.

Coordination with OHSU users (occupants) and other facilities staff to ensure limited impact from electrical shutdown and support with temporary design solutions to ensure 100% uptime of critical equipment.


Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with progressive leadership experience of 5 years duration in applicable field
  • OR Completion of a recognized apprenticeship in electrical trades, boiler making, or pipe fitting trades with progressive leadership experience of 7 years duration;
  • OR 10 years’ experience in combination of educational, trades and leadership to coordinate a large and complex utilities distribution network
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing new systems and programs.
  • Proficiency with SmartSheets and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Proficiency with advanced reporting tools such as Tableau. 
  • Completion of an electrical trade apprenticeship program.
  • General Journeyman Electrician

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


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