University of Utah Electronic Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/31/2018

Requisition Number PRN18225B

Job Title Electronic Engineer

Working Title Electronic Engineer

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F 8-5

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00121 - Chemistry

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 39300 to 72700

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Department of Chemistry seeks an engineer with the ability to provide specialized electronic equipment for those doing research by designing, fabricating, troubleshooting, and maintaining electronic research equipment.


1.Support of a variety of research projects through design, fabrication, repair, and maintenance of instrumentation

2.Consult with researchers to define and analyze problems and solutions for research projects and equipment

4.Provide an effective maintenance facility for electronic equipment, including ordering supplies and equipment needed in the fabrication and maintenance of scientific instrumentation

5.Keep current with commercially available instruments to evaluate their potential use in research

6. Willingness and ability to teach electronics principles and practice to students in the physical sciences

7. Willingness to take on a variety of tasks, some of which are outside of traditional engineering roles

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering, or a related field, or equivalency; and a commitment to provide excellent customer service required. Experience in research and development highly desirable.


The following experience and abilities are sought:

-Analog, digital and mixed signal design from DC to 300 MHz, including power supplies, Op-Amp circuits, RF power, noise reduction techniques, and transducer selection

-Troubleshooting and repair for above listed types of circuitry

-Construction and documentation experience is important in this position.

-LabView programming experience for control and data acquisition is useful but not essential.

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.