Electronic Electrician

Recruitment #21-7009-001


Nature of Work

This is highly skilled electronics and electrician work in wiring, testing, installation, calibration and repair of electrical equipment, instruments, programmable logic controllers, data transmission and acquisition systems, computers, telemetry, electrical co-generation equipment and audio/video equipment.

Minimum Education

Must meet one of the following education requirements:

1.  Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.) AND journey-worker electrician with a certificate in electronics or related field; OR
2.  Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.) AND completion of a four year certificate program in electronics or an electronic related field; OR 
3.  Associate's degree in Electronics.

Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission or equivalent region.

Minimum Experience

Must have 5 years of experience in the maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment. Additionally, must have experience in the maintenance and repair of computer hosted data acquisition systems including PLC and/or RTU functions.

ALL of the above experience must have been obtained within the past 10 years.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

Special Requirements

Must not be colorblind.

Promotional Qualifications

Must be a full-time permanent or part-time permanent employee in pay grade 124 (Wage) or below, pay grade 29 (Clerical) or below, or equivalent, and been employed for 6 consecutive months by the City of Dayton in a classified Civil Service position.  Identical scores will be broken by (1) seniority and (2) random selection method.

Open Competitive Applicants

Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity. Identical scores will be broken by a random selection method.


Examination dates and times are subject to change. Calculators will be provided for the Civil Service examination.  Applicants appearing on the Promotional eligible list shall be considered for appointment prior to those on the Open Competitive list. Applicants are responsible for providing all necessary employment dates, experience, training, or any other requirements as stated in the Exam Announcement, in order for their application to be considered for certification and admittance to the examination process.

Police background investigation will be required. Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a drug screen.

Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment.

The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees subsequent to HR Policy 2.09.

Examination Date

Date & Time to be Announced 
Civil Service Board Office 
371 West Second Street, Lower Level 
Dayton, Ohio 45402 

*Certified candidates will be sent a link to self-schedule their examination time at a later date.

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