Job Information

University of Utah HVAC Tech/Sheet Metal Fabricator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 11/08/2023

Requisition Number PRN36882B

Job Title Sheet Metal Worker

Working Title HVAC Tech/Sheet Metal Fabricator

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

Full-Time, Day Shift, 40 hours per week.

VP Area President

Department 00403 - Metals & Machine Shop

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $21.63 - $24.85

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Provides expert sheet metal services to all University departments by designing, making, installing, and repairing products made of sheet metal or related building materials to established specifications.



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.

Job Responsibilities

Provides Journeyman level HVAC Tech or Precision Sheet Metal Fabricator Duties or 5 yrs. of experience in ether field to include Mini-Split, Furnace Installs and Sheet Metal work that pertains to Duct Work, Fittings and all related to furnace installs or Sheet Metal Fabricator for all University departments through industry standards in engineering, design, layout, fabrication. This position has the potential of being a Crew Lead pending Experience Level.

Operation and repair of mechanical equipment in all University buildings including air handling, secondary heating, maintenance and repair of all air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and related equipment for human comfort and scientific experimental needs.

This position is not responsible for providing patient care. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Minimum Qualifications

One day comprehensive examination; successful completion of an approved 4 year, 8,000+ hour accredited apprenticeship program in sheet metal work, or four years professional sheet metal experience, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); demonstrated customer service skills; and oral and written communications skills required.


  • Journeyman Level HVAC Tech, experience in Industrial HVAC work and Crew Lead Experience is a plus.
  • Setting Up System Controls is also a plus or Precision Sheet Metal Fabricator.
  • Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required. Incumbents must have an understanding of Industrial Standards to determine strength and safety requirements.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly 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.

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 or 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 ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

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