University of Utah Systems Maintenance Mechanic in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date

Requisition Number PRN14020B

Job Title Systems Maintenance Mechanic

Working Title Systems Maintenance Mechanic

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

VP Area President

Department 01750 - ENGINEERING DISTRICT

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 18.00 to 25.00

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. No

Job Summary

Performs routine and preventative maintenance, analyzes mechanical and/or electrical problems, and makes adjustments, repairs, replacements, or other corrective actions to ensure the continuous and safe functioning of equipment in the specified area of expertise.

Responsibilities

1. Operates, repairs, overhauls, services, and maintains equipment in the area of expertise.

2. Performs regularly scheduled preventive maintenance work on equipment.

3. Helps in designing and implementing mechanical or electrical alterations to new and existing equipment in order to improve efficiency, performance, and/or extend the life of equipment.

4. May ensure that equipment meets all regulatory compliance requirements mandated by local, state and federal agencies.

5. Maintains clean equipment rooms and other areas.

6. Maintains equipment performance and repair records.

7. If leadworker status is assigned, may give work direction, establish priorities, or instruct Systems Maintenance Mechanics or other personnel.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Depending on the area of assignment, three years of maintenance and repair experience, or equivalency, in one or more of the following areas is required: pipefitting; heating, air conditioning, and steam-operated systems; pneumatic and electronic building control systems; plumbing and refrigeration systems; commercial/industrial laundry equipment; sterilizing equipment; gas/diesel engines and generators; kitchen and cafeteria equipment; mechanical and electrical troubleshooting; and welding. The ability to respond appropriately to emergency situations, effective human relations and communications skills, and demonstrated computer proficiency essential.

Incumbents who specialize in refrigeration and air conditioning systems must complete a two year vocational schooling program; possess Environmental Protection Agency certification with a Universal permit to handle refrigerants; and demonstrate a high level of technical expertise. A boiler license may be required for some positions.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.