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University of Utah Health Building Systems Operator in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


We are University of Utah Health. As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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 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 to operate, adjust, monitor, repair, respond to, regulate, and troubleshoot all building automation systems, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems to ensure proper function with respect to safety, economy, and comfort.

  • This position is not responsible for providing patient care.


  • Save 50% on Tuition (Tuition reduced for eligible employees attending the University of Utah)

  • Health Coverage, Dental Coverage, Life Insurance

  • Retirement

  • Paid Time Off

  • 11 Paid Holidays per year

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our five hospitals and eleven clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

How to Apply:

  • Submit your application online

  • Upload most recent updated resume with work history and experience, please include Month and Year in formatting.


  • Monitors all building automation systems, other alarms and trouble calls.

  • Responds to trouble calls from building occupants and computer alarms in a timely and professional manner.

  • Assesses the damage, or situation, and makes timely decisions regarding the best course of action to be taken.

  • Repairs and troubleshoots HVAC, plumbing, mechanical and electrical building equipment issues in a timely manner.

  • Reviews alarm summaries and makes adjustments to the Building Automation Systems in a timely manner.

  • Regularly and consistently documents and communicates daily building system problems.

  • Advises the appropriate administration/trades staff of situations that may affect normal operations, in a timely manner.

  • Takes daily readings of all major equipment including air supply temperatures, pressure relationships, water temperatures, and document/inspect for irregularities in readings.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the 2012 version of NFPA 101 Life Safety Code.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer functions.

  • Demonstrated, strong interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to effectively work independently, or in a group setting.

  • Ability to read blue prints.

  • Ability to follow specific directions.

  • Demonstrated computer, organization, human relations, and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to cooperate with other shop craftsman and staff.

  • Ability to make repairs, or call on the required trades, as needed.

  • Ability to be on call 24/7 and be responsible for employees and facilities day and night.

  • Ability to perform rotating shifts.

  • Demonstrated time management skills and ability to prioritize work in order to deliver successful results.

  • Ability to be self-motivated and detail-oriented.

  • Ability to be organized and have proven capabilities in multi-tasking, problem solving and prioritizing workloads.


Qualifications Required

  • Eighteen (18) months of verified, hands-on maintenance and repair experience in one or more of the following areas: HVAC-R, Building Automation Systems, Plumbing, Emergency Power Supply Systems, Electrical Systems, Fire Alarm & Suppression Systems.

  • Depending upon department of hire, a valid, State of Utah Driver's License may be required.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Knowledge of Atkinson or Metasys Building Automation Systems.

  • Knowledge of fire alarm systems.

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.

Physical Requirements

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

Multi-lingual Candidates Welcomed

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EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted

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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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

Requisition Number 66600

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Rotating

Work Schedule Rotating 24/7

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Workplace Set Up On-site


State UT

Department UUH CST 16F FM BLDGOP

Category Facilities/Trades/Materials