Electronics Technician

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Richmond, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of RichmondWhen you join the Federal Reserve—the nation's central bank—you’ll play a key role, collaborating with a dynamic and diverse team of mission-driven professionals to strengthen and protect our economy and our communities.

Bring your passion and expertise, and we’ll provide the opportunities that will challenge you and propel your growth—along with a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health, wealth, and life. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes tuition assistance, generous paid time off, top-notch health care benefits, child and family care leave, professional development opportunities, a 401(k) match, pension, and more. All brought together in a flexible work environment where you can truly find balance.

About the Opportunity

The Facilities Management Critical Operation Team has an immediate opening for an Electronics Technician-Intermediate Position, working directly with the Senior Electronics Technician, and reporting to the Facilities Plant Operations Senior Manager.

In this role you will be responsible for installation and upkeep of various specialized electronic systems including testing, repairs, and modifications, if necessary. You will be knowledgeable about installs and wiring, troubleshooting as needed. You will also program industrial and other controls in various systems to include but not limited to access control, lighting control, building automation, and security systems.

What You Will Do:

  • Integrate with the Critical Ops teams to maintain site PLC and HMI controls, specifications.

  • Perform minor design, troubleshooting and installations on new and existing equipment and systems.

  • Keep an inventory of, and maintain, attic stock of critically important equipment, PLCs, HMIs, relays, contactors, control devices, sensors, etc.

  • Provide subject matter expert level reviews as necessary for Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond operation and branches when necessary.

  • Must be a team player and who is able to collaborate with other crafts, trades, and department personnel as necessary in performance of the work.


  • 3 years minimum working experience in heavy commercial/industrial control.

  • Relevant Education and or certifications a plus.

  • A thorough understanding of relay logic.

  • A fundamental understanding of Electronics.

  • PLC and HMI/OIT programming knowledge a plus.

  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills in both Electrical and Electronics.

  • Experience with Allen-Bradley Micrologix and Micro800 platforms and software preferred.

  • Journeyman Wireman license a plus.

  • Fundamental understanding of the NEC and NFPA-70.

  • Must be able to attend/take and show proficiency on all safety and equipment training as specified.

  • CAD operator a plus.

  • Must be computer literate. Microsoft Office experience is a plus.

  • The ability to climb a ladder up to 25 feet and work off of a lift up to 25 feet, is required.

  • Must be able to stand for several hours at a time, with the ability lift up to 50 pounds.

Other Requirements and Considerations:

  • Candidates should review the Bank’s Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict-of-interest rules and personal investment restrictions.

  • If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify rich.recruitment@rich.frb.org.

  • Employees who work at and/or visit another Federal Reserve entity or outside business as part of their job duties are required to comply with any onsite safety and health protocols of those organizations (including, but not limited to, requirements to vaccinate or test, mask, social distance, etc.).

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role. Selected candidate is subject to special background check procedures.

  • This position is required to be onsite on Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day at a minimum each week. Additional situational coverage may be expected for on-demand or emergency repairs or part of Weather-related responses.

  • The hiring range for this position is $75,800 – $104,170 annually.

  • Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications.

  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Building Services/Facilities

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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