CVS Health Maintenance Electrician in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Job Description

This position will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair and testing of a wide range of electrical equipment such as programmable logic controllers, generators, motors, transformers, control panels, cables, power distribution systems and associated switchgear in the plant. This position will assure safe workplace practices are followed at all times and drive safety awareness through leading by example. This includes predictive, preventive and proactive electrical maintenance analysis. He/she must work to all codes and regulations while making electrical installations, adjustments and repairs in plant and office environments as well as assist outside contractors on major projects. This position requires a broad working knowledge of electric and electronics principles, formulas and applications.

This is a second shift position, with the hours of 3-11 pm Monday-Friday. Some overtime potential may occasionally arise.

The Maintenance Electrician will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.

  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.

  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.

  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.

  • Advise supervisor and or management immediately on whether continued operation of electrical equipment could be hazardous to the facility.

  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.

  • Maintain current valid electrician's license to meet governmental regulations.

  • Plan layout and install electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.

  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.

  • Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment as needed to perform job duties.

  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.

  • Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes or as directed by supervisor.

  • Provide assistance during emergencies by operating generators, UPS’s, switch gears, or any other duties to keep facility operating electrically.

  • Respond and troubleshoot electrical equipment problems within the company-owned facilities.

  • Identify resolutions to recurring electrical issues

  • Improve plant/equipment reliability through historical trending and improved maintenance procedures.

  • Participate in Failure Analysis and Vulnerability studies

  • Assist in maintaining inspection and maintenance of life safety systems

  • Execute equipment maintenance strategies (predictive and preventive)

  • Insure compliance with federal and state codes.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Must be available to report for work during emergency situations such as storms and severe weather conditions.

  • Other duties or projects as assigned or requested

Required Qualifications

  • Active RI Electrical license is required.

  • 3+ years of electrical experience required. Experience specifically in operations and maintenance of large commercial electrical systems is strongly preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision and effectively complete multiple complicated tasks.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to deal tactfully and efficiently at all levels of the organization.

  • Exceptional organizational and problem solving skills.

  • Awareness of operational safety requirements in a critical environment and ability to apply and follow procedures and requirements per regulatory bodies.

  • Strong desire to be a part of a high growth company with a willing to work in a team environment and a fast-paced, results-oriented culture.


Verifiable High School diploma or GED is required. Trade school or relevant coursework is strongly preferred.

Business Overview

CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at

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