University of Utah Health Refrigeration and AC Mechanic in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for maintaining, operating and repairing air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.

This position is not responsible for providing patient care.


  • Maintains and rebuilds hermetically and semi-hermetically sealed compressor systems by using a hermetic compressor analyzer and electrical tester to isolate the malfunctioning parts.

  • Recharges a variety of air conditioning and refrigeration systems by selecting the appropriate refrigerant and ensuring that all foreign matter is eliminated to provide optimum cooling capacity.

  • Trouble shoots and repairs refrigeration-related electrical components.

  • May service and maintain centrifugal and absorption chillers by removing and replacing motors, adjusting and inspecting motor coolants, replacing tube bundles and performing electrical repairs.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of refrigerants used in commercial and residential applications.

  • Ability to determine solutions to basic problems.

  • Ability to work unsupervised.




  • Three years of experience in refrigeration repair, or the equivalency.

  • Current Environmental Protection Agency license.

  • Experience in silver-soldering.

Qualifications (Preferred):


  • Certification from an accredited HVAC & R college.

  • Technical training in refrigeration and electrical controls.

  • Valid, current Utah driver’s license may be required.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves very physical work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. The position may involve moving heavy equipment and/or supplies. This position involves a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

Requisition Number 25423

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule 7-3:30 M-F

Location Name Huntsman Cancer Hospital

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Support Services (Facilities / Trades)

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.