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Electronic Technician I

Req ID:  6400

Working Location: CALIFORNIA, SAN JOSE 

Workplace Flexibility: Onsite

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

Under the direction of the supervisor, the Electronic Technician 1 shall inspect, diagnose and repair Olympus and Olympus related electronic products using a variety of test equipment to diagnose and make repairs. Completes and maintains accurate service records both electronically and manually. Ensures that safe work practices are employed by observing guidelines established or enforced by Olympus.

Job Duties

  • The Technician applies acquired job skills related to the repair of Olympus and Olympus related electronics devices.
  • Responsible for asset pass fail inspection, cleaning and conducting electrical safety check of the products.
  • Remove and replace faulty, defective and broken parts. Isolate faulty circuits, defective module and parts with latent damage.
  • May help with intermittent and unknown phenomena.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to maintain acceptable levels of quality and productivity as acquired thru technical training and demonstrated aptitude within a designated skill set and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks.
  • The technician must understand and accept the responsibility to ensure the safety of all Olympus or Olympus related products that are repaired, by following established processes and procedures.
  • Proactively participates in the quality systems, quality improvement and 5S programs as directed by the Supervisor and or Manager.
  • Maintains confidentiality of documents and processes.
  • The technician must accomplish these objectives while maintaining a clean, well organized work environment.
  • The technician will be expected to maintain acceptable standards for attendance and punctuality, and as a condition of employment, work overtime as needed.
  • Perform other duties as directed

Job Qualifications


  • AA/AS degree in Electronics/Electrical/Computer/Mechanical Engineering preferred or a minimum of 4 years of equivalent knowledge and responsibilities in the Electronics/Electrical/Computer/Mechanical Engineering technical field
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and model technical skills, concepts, resources and tools
  • Candidates must have sufficient manual dexterity with small hand tools.
  • Experience or ability to work with test equipment (such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, pattern generators).
  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • The ability to read and follow manuals, work instructions, job standards and related information.
  • Possess basic computer skills (including keyboard and mouse skills.
  • Must be customer focused/oriented.


** The anticipated base pay range for this full-time position working at this location is $22-$28.60 per hour, plus potential for annual bonus (subject to plan eligibility and other requirements). Olympus considers a variety of factors when determining actual compensation for this position, including level of experience, working location, and relevant education and certifications.



Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

Olympus requires all US new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || California (US-CA) || San Jose || 

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