Skip to main content

Facilities Electrical and Electronics Systems Technician

Job Details

Screen reader users may encounter difficulty with this site. For assistance with applying, please contact If you have questions while submitting an application, please review these frequently asked questions.

Current Employees and Students:If you are currently employed or enrolled as a student at The Ohio State University, please log in to Workday to use the internal application process.

Welcome to The Ohio State University's career site. We invite you to apply to positions of interest. In order to ensure your application is complete, you must complete the following:
  • Ensure you have all necessary documents available when starting the application process. You can review the additional job description section on postings for documents that may be required.
  • Prior to submitting your application, please review and update (if necessary) the information in your candidate profile as it will transfer to your application.

Job Title:Facilities Electrical and Electronics Systems Technician

Department:Administration and Planning | FOD Operations Mechanical and Electrical: Electrical

Under the supervision of a senior technician or supervisor, performs tasks that ensure the uninterrupted operations of automated, electrical and electronic systems and equipment. Inspects, tests, troubleshoots, modifies, programs and repairs automated, electrical and electronic systems and equipment. Systems and equipment include but are not limited to: branch circuitry, power distribution, emergency power, fire alarm, security, public address, pneumatic transport, televisions, automated lighting, conveyors, and material handling systems. Responds to emergency situations and evaluates and corrects defects. May assist lower level technicians.
Assists other trades as needed; adheres to all safety practices and procedures; cleans and maintains work areas and equipment; attends meetings; completes documentation; provides a high level of customer service; communicates to customers, coworkers and supervision via written, electronic and verbal methods and devices; operates department vehicles; and performs other duties as assigned. Actively supports our commitment to the university value of acting with integrity and personal accountability to establish a culture of professionalism in the workplace.
Shift, hours, days, and/or location are subject to change based on operational need in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement; may work overtime; subject to 24 hour emergency call.

Minimum Classification Requirements:
High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and experience; four years’ experience in electrical or electronic systems with a minimum of one year analyzing, troubleshooting and repairing electronic equipment and circuits, electrical and electronic logic circuits and/or computer hardware, software, and microprocessor controlled equipment or equivalent combination of education and experience; obtain the following within the probationary period: valid OSHA 10-hour General Industry Safety and Health card; successful completion of probationary period includes demonstrated competence in two of the following technical specialties as determined by the needs of the department: branch circuitry, electronic systems, electrical distribution systems, pneumatic transport systems, and fire alarm systems.

Desired Qualifications:

Associates/technical degree or certificate in skilled trades/maintenance related field; basic understanding of university building design standards (BDS) related to the maintenance and repair of building systems and equipment; basic understanding of the project process as managed by FOD Design and Construction

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to push and pull 70 lbs. and distinguish colors; climb and stand on ladders for extended periods of time

Unusual Work Conditions:
May work in hot, cold, dusty, or dirty environments for an extended period of time. May work in cramped spaces

Additional Information:

The Targeted Hiring Range for this position is $23.13 - $28.91.

Location:Kinnear Rd, 1165 (0932)

Position Type:Regular

Scheduled Hours:40

Shift:First Shift

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

Thank you for your interest in positions at The Ohio State University and Wexner Medical Center. Once you have applied, the most updated information on the status of your application can be found by visiting the Candidate Home section of this site. Please view your submitted applications by logging in and reviewing your status. For answers to additional questions please review the frequently asked questions.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other basis under the law.

Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.


About The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University, one of the biggest and most comprehensive universities in the country, creates experiences that bring together expertise, ideas and resources to improve communities locally and globally.

Ohio State is regularly honored as one of the nation’s top 20 public universities. With campuses and research centers throughout the state, the institution’s unrivaled depth and breadth advance innovation, health care and research within Ohio’s communities. For more than 150 years, Ohio State has inspired the next generation of leaders, discovering groundbreaking medical breakthroughs and finding solutions to the problems the world is facing now.

Ohio State also has a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center.

Ohio State offers more than 200 majors and programs — plus 500 specializations — for undergraduates, in addition to more than 230 master’s, doctoral and professional degree programs and an estimated 12,000 course offerings.

Join Ohio State’s Community

At The Ohio State University, we connect people, ideas and resources to put knowledge into practice and create meaningful impact in people’s lives. Buckeyes lead with purpose. We advance excellence and inspire people to join in and take action. Together, we’ll create meaningful impact at a scale few others can match.

Explore our Extensive Benefits

Ohio State provides access to opportunities and resources for all employees. Starting your first day, Ohio State offers you a comprehensive benefits package.

· WORK-LIFE: Flexible and remote work arrangements where applicable, child care program, and access to educational, athletic and cultural events.

· RETIREMENT: State pension and alternative options with competitive employer contributions, as well as optional supplemental plans.

· HEALTH: Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, life insurance, flexible spending accounts and wellness programming.

· TIME OFF: Paid vacation and sick time, parental and medical leave plus 11 paid holidays. Short and long-term disability options also available.

· FINANCIAL: Tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, adoption assistance, and discounts with preferred vendors and university partners.

· WELLNESS: Lifestyle spending account, employee assistance program, health reimbursement account, and employee wellness program.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert