Journeyman Electrician (w/Fire Alarm System Installation Experience) / Fulltime / Rotating Shifts - Detroit

Facility/Security/Support Services
1914027 Requisition #


Under general supervision, designs, installs and maintains electronic components and systems for various communications, evacuation notification and other hospital subsystems.


·        Installs cameras, monitors, and other closed circuit television equipment for hospital security system.

·        Set-up closed circuit television systems for educational and entertainment purposes and operates filming equipment during video production.

·        Lays out, installs and services intercommunication systems for office use as well as for patient to nurse communication. · Installs and services commercial sound systems for general paging.

·        Installs master television antenna systems and calculates radio frequency system losses.

·        Installs and maintains all components of a Simplex 4120 Fire Alarm System such as fire control panel, smoke detectors duct detectors, using the computer control center as diagnostic tool.

·        Installs and maintains, and rebuilds all components of the Translogic CTS-30 Pneumatic Tube System, units are blowers, stations, transfer units, using the computer control center as a 'tool.

·        Services, calibrates and adjusts electronic sterilize controls.

·        Designs and fabricates circuits for special applications such as alarm systems for refrigeration, oxygen pressure and volume monitors.

·        Performs all other related duties as required.


  • ·        Minimum of 4-8 years of experience including on the job training in fire alarm systems, life safety systems or Pneumatic Tube systems.
  • ·        Ability to troubleshoot/read basic and complex electrical/electronic circuits and schematics.
  • ·        Minimum of 4-8 years of experience repairing/replacing fire alarm systems and or pneumatic tube systems.
  • ·        Minimum of 4-8 years of experience conducting inspections and testing in accordance with NFPA Life Safety Codes preferred.
  • ·        Minimum of 4-8 years of experience in State and Local Fire and Electrical codes, CMS and Joint Commission regulations preferred.



·        Minimum of one or more of the following licenses:

o   State of Michigan Electrical Journeyman's License • City of Detroit Certificate of Fitness • State of Michigan Fire Alarm Specialty Technician

o   NICET Level 2 certification or higher


Exposed to temperature of hot and cold, noise, dust, electrical shock, falls and the use of chemicals in cleaning. Ability to lift and move electronic equipment and components such as television sets weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.


       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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