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University of Utah Facilities Operations Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 02/23/2021

Requisition Number PRN25367B

Job Title Supervisor, Special Services

Working Title Facilities Operations Manager

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President

Department 00327 - Athletics Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $31,600-$58,400

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Facility Operations Manager will be responsible for managing maintenance operations of all athletics facilities, performing routine maintenance tasks in multiple function areas (carpentry, electrical, HVAC , plumbing, etc.), and conducting scheduled water testing and general maintenance on facility pools.


•Valid Utah CPO Certification (can obtain after hire date)

•One year experience in facility maintenance

•Strong knowledge of plumbing, electrical, carpentry and HVAC systems.

•Manage all facility operations in athletic department facilities through project and work progress management

•Ability to perform manual labor

•Ability to carry out tasks in a reliable, productive and expedient manner and be able to adhere to strict deadlines

•Ability to follow all policies, risk management, safety precautions, rules, regulations and emergency procedures established at the facility

•Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with all relevant stakeholders, including student athletes, coaches, and administration

•Ability to work long and irregular hours that may vary due to functions and may include require working during the day, evening, weekends, or holidays

•Experience maintaining and repairing commercial swimming pool mechanical equipment, operating a water regulating, filtration and purification system, and conducting relevant daily water tests.

Minimum Qualifications

Inspect all athletic facilities to determine functional systems, detect malfunctions and conduct repairs. Including:

oPerforming minor electrical maintenance including but not limited to replacement or repair of fixtures (wall switches and outlets, incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and tubs, ballast, sockets, fuses, appliances, cords, etc.) using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools.

oPerforming minor plumbing maintenance (replacement or repair of leads in toilets, drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices, etc.).

oPerforming minor painting, carpentry and masonry work (preparing surfaces and using a brush, sprayer or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles etc.).

oReconfiguring, installing, positioning, and remounting modular offices (furniture, wall panels, work surfaces, storage containers, lighting, file cabinets, etc.) to accommodate user needs and maximize office space using various hand, power and specialty tools, dollies and hand trucks.

•Prepare work orders for outside parties and ensure all ensuing work is performed at or above department standards.

•Conduct scheduled water testing and general maintenance of facility training and recovery pools. Including:

oRepairing, maintaining and cleaning mechanical equipment for pool operation (water filtration and chemical purification systems, intake and outlet valves, chemical feeders, pumps, compressors, seals, vacuum equipment, etc.).

oRegulating water temperature and levels.

oSubmitting water samples for health department testing.

oTesting and maintaining pool chemical levels.


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”). 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 Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 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 University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 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.