University of Utah Electrician in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 09/24/2018

Requisition Number PRN18475B

Job Title Electrician

Working Title Electrician

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday thru Friday 7:30am-4:00pm

VP Area President


Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 18.00 to 25.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Performs a wide variety of electrical work by exercising skills and knowledge pertaining to the installation, alteration, maintenance, new construction, inspection and repair of electrical distribution systems (including primary and secondary wiring) and of clinical, laboratory and research electrical devices and equipment, emergency power generation systems and other common electrical items used in the University community.

Facilities Management mission is to provide a safe, sustainable, and attractive University environment. As a member of the Facilities Management team, you will enjoy working in a stable Higher Education environment with plenty of opportunities to apply what you know while learning new skills. The University of Utah offers an excellent pay and benefits package, including affordable health care available on your start date, generous sick and vacation pay accrual, and a freeUTATRAX/bus pass.

Do you have excellent customer service and problem solving skills? Would you like to be challenged to take individual initiative in an environment that rewards your efforts with career growth opportunities? As a member of the University of Utah Facility Management team, you’ll be working on resolving issues with experienced and knowledgeable team members who will help you build on your skills. Apply today!


Troubleshooting and repair of various electrical systems up to 480 volts including: lighting systems, VFDs, motors, MCCs, breaker panels,HVACequipment, controls, tracing and identifying circuits and other duties as assigned. This position is classified as essential personnel and as such, may be required to work nights and/or weekends on an on- call basis.

Minimum Qualifications

Journeyman electrician license from the State of Utah or equivalency required. Experience with electric manholes and underground power distribution systems, proficiency in the use of the various types of electrical test equipment and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

The journeyman license is obtained through the completion of a comprehensive examination after the completion of a 4 year, 8,000+ hour accredited apprenticeship program.

Dependent upon department of assignment, a valid Utah driver’s license may be required.

This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.

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


Experience with VFDs and rebuilding motors is preferred. Experience with Lutron, Cooper, Douglas, and Greengate lighting systems is a plus.

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: 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: .

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.