EVMS Maintenance Electrician in Norfolk, Virginia

Preventative/corrective maintenance of EVMS buildings and facilities. Major areas of concentration include plumbing, HVAC, mechanical, electrical, and other environmental systems. This position is required to work the day shift (7:30 AM to 4:00 PM).

  • Primary responsibility will be to perform preventive maintenance and routine maintenance on plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and HVAC systems throughout EVMS buildings and apartments during the day shift.

  • Answer and direct phone calls and emails from EVMS staff, employees, vendors, and outside contractors relating to work-orders.

  • Assists in the coordination of all heating and cooling operations.

  • Performs regular preventive maintenance on equipment, and campus facilities as directed by Maintenance Supervisor and provides documentation of completed work.

  • Performs buildings and grounds maintenance/up-keep as needed; e.g., changing light bulbs, changing filters, cleaning maintenance equipment closets, etc.

  • Identifies parts to be repaired, inventories critical spare parts, and recommends ordering of non-stock items.

  • Assist with demolition, repair, and renovations of offices and other areas.

  • Responsible for installing cabinets, shelves, pictures, and patient care equipment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Electrician journeyman level certification/license plus five (5) years of experience. Must have a valid Virginia Driver's License. Must be insurable through EVMS insurance carrier. Experience with building electrical systems. Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams.


  • Must possess skills and ability to perform multiple tasks.

  • Knowledge of trades related to building maintenance and repair.

  • Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment common in the maintenance trade.

  • Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards. Must be able to handle hazardous materials safely and understand electrical hazards and risks.

  • Skill in reading and following blueprints, as-built drawings, floorplans, and schematics.

  • Problem solving to identify issues and select action plans.

  • Knowledge and ability to understand multi-step written and oral instructions.

  • Flexibility to work with others and to work with a wide diversity of people.

  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing work priorities. Develop effective working relationships, display some mechanical aptitude, work under time constraints, and comply with OSHA/TOSHA regulations.

  • Ability to operate department vehicles, hand trucks, and manual pallet jack.

  • Ability to work at heights from ladders and scaffolding.


Position Number: 5121202

Department: Physical Facilities

External Company Name: Eastern Virginia Medical School

External Company URL: www.evms.edu