Capital University
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life and critical illness insurance and free parking.

Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Plant Operations, installs, maintains, and repairs electrical wiring systems, fixtures, controls, and equipment to maintain and improve Capital University facilities.


  • Installs, inspects, and tests electrical lighting, signal, communication and power circuits and equipment, both residential and commercial applications.
  • Isolates and repairs defects in wiring, switches, motors, motor controls, boiler / chiller systems, and other electrical equipment.
  • Replaces faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, insulators, lighting, and other simple elements of electrical systems, fixtures, and appliances.
  • Renews circuits either by isolating and cutting out defective wiring and replacing it with new wiring, or by splicing ends of broken wires.
  • Responsible for estimating and running of additional electrical circuits from panels to point of use.
  • Replaces defective equipment while following LOTO policy, to restore equipment and systems.
  • As required, estimate materials needed and record time and materials expended on each work order.
  • Must be able to respond to emergencies as applicable and or willing to work overtime as needed on emergent repairs.
  • Assist with managing and or assisting external contractors on larger electrical projects.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge and experience in electrical maintenance, repair, and installation, and associated hand and power tools and equipment. Minimum 5 years of experience in commercial / residential and service. Must have working knowledge and understanding of current NEC.
  • Motor Vehicle operator's license and dependable transportation required.
  • Ability to read blueprints and follow technical instructions.
  • Ability to perform tasks in low, high, and tight spaces such as, closets, windows, crawl spaces under floors and above ceilings, stairwells, equipment rooms, building exteriors, and roofs.
  • Ability to handle exposure: to dirt, dust, and grease, electricity, climatic weather, various chemicals such as drain cleaners, mastics, glues, paint, loud equipment noises with multiple moving parts.
  • Physical Requirements: ability to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis.

Effective August 27, 2021 - Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than January 3, 2022 or before the first day of employment, whichever is later. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information on Capital University, visit our website at

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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