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Wiring Technician (Full Time/Day Shift)


At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Summary

Generally Mon-Friday 7-3:30 with occasional eve and weekends

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Technician will work alone or with a small team to install cables (Cat5, Cat6, Fiber, RJ45), wireless access points, and other Low Voltage equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Physically install Cat5 and Cat6 Structured Cable Distribution Systems.
  • Install outlets; pull cables; fire stopping and pre-termination including organizing, forming, dressing, and labeling cables to industry standards.
  • Terminate feeders in intermediate distribution frame IDF closets. Follow industry codes, regulations, standards.
  • Follow all Infection Control Risk Assessment and (ICRA) HIPAA compliance at all times
  • Communicates , verbally and in writing with peers, staff and customers to expedite workflow, scheduling, resolve problems and enhance productivity.
  • Perform site surveys and conduct visual site inspections.
  • Review prints, drawings, or layout information for new installations or modifications and diagnostics.
  • Maintains current proficiency in operating and implementing procedures for fire, security and utility emergencies ( including electrical, HVAC, water, stream plumbing and Telecommunications.
  • Understands working with wiring backbone, both fiber and copper driven systems, punch down blocks 66/110, Cat5/6, RJ45, and crimping tools.
  • Accurately test copper and fiber (multi mode and single mode) cables to required certification parameters utilizing appropriate test equipment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and climb ladders up to 30 feet in length.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Install grounding infrastructure and perform grounding tests.
  • Install wireless access points.
  • Support and install cabling for A/V (audio Video) Audio Visual) components and associated equipment.
  • Removal and demolition of abandoned cables.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Documentation.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of directly related experience.
  • Must possess a valid PA driver’s license.
  • MUST be willing to travel locally.
  • Knowledge of wireless access points.
  • Able to work extended hours (overtime) as needed.
  • Able to be scheduled for on-call status if needed.
  • Must be able to work safely following company policy/procedures.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Wiring ceftification

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

Attention/Concentration: The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to focus on certain aspects of current experience and reject others:     

  • The position requires the ability to attend to a specific stimulus without being distracted by extraneous environmental stimuli.  The individual must be able to attend to environmental detail with the ability to separate essential from non-essential or irrelevant stimuli.  The attention skills required are generally considered automatic - - passive, but focused with an intact capacity for select perception.

New Learning and Memory: The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to learn and retain material:

  • Job demands are only routine and predictable.  Minor changes may occur which require the individual to be able to understand and carry out detailed but involved instructions.

Problem Solving, Reasoning and Creative Thinking: The following level of ability that is essential for the jobholder to think (in order to solve a problem) by combining two or more elements from experience or imaginative thought:

  •  The requirement for autonomous problem solving or creativity of thought in the position is minimal.  Problems encountered tend to involve a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.  Typically involves adhering to a chart or set procedure.

APTITUDES:  The following are essential requirements of the position in relation to job-worker situations.  These items describe how a worker must adapt, adjust, conform or act:

Leadership, control and planning: Ability to accept responsibility for leadership, direction, control, planning, negotiating, organizing, directing, supervising, formulating practices, or making final decisions.

Repetitive work: Ability to continuously perform the same type of work for extended periods, according to set procedures, sequence or pace.

Performing under stressful conditions: Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or in situations in which working speed and sustained attention are critical aspects of the job. Is subject to danger or risk, or to tension as a regular, consistent part of the job.

Variety and change: Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure involving significant differences in technologies, techniques, procedures, environmental factors, physical demands, or work situations.

Communication:  Ability to exchange information with others clearly and concisely; to present ideas, facts and technical information.

Interpersonal relations: Ability to maintain relationships that facilitate task accomplishment; to cooperate and resolve conflicts; to recognize needs and be sensitive of others.

EQUIPMENT USAGE REQUIREMENTS

Equipment/Tools: Computer, Phone, Network LAN Cable Crimper and tester, cable cutter blade1 X Stripping and Punch down Tool and voltage detectors.

Software: Microsoft Office Products

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Rarely 0-10%; Occasionally 11-35%; Frequently 36-70%; Continuously 71-100%

Body Position/Movement:

  • Sit: 0-10%
  • Stand: 36-70%
  • Walk: 36-70%
  • Bend: 36-70%
  • Push: 36-70%
  • Pull:11-35%
  • Kneel/Squat:71-100%
  • Reach: 36-70%
  • Twist: 36-70%
  • Balance: 71-100%
  • Climb: 36-70%

Lifting: Degree of physical exertion is: Heavy

Light, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects.

Moderate, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Heavy, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Sensory Abilities specifically required:

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Touch/Feeling

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

WORKING CONDITIONS: Position involves exposure to the following harmful elements:

  • Bio hazardous Waste
  • Blood borne Pathogens
  • Chemicals
  • Extreme Noise Levels
  • Extreme Temperatures
  • Exposed Electrical Lines
  • High Pressure Steam/Gas
  • Moving/Rotating Machinery
  • Radioactive Agents
  • Climbing ladders

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 11/17/2021