Job Information

University of Utah Machinist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date

Requisition Number PRN26795B

Job Title Machinist

Working Title Machinist

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

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations

Location Campus

City Other

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.19 to 28.08

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Machining and post processing of prototypes for medical devices.

Note: The location for this position is in Clearfield (633 Falcon Hills Dr, Clearfield, UT 84015).


Performs machine operation, inspection, and post processing to build prototypes.

Supports design engineers and prototype shop staff to build prototypes

Performs preventative and corrective maintenance for the equipment in the prototype shop

Maintains an organized and clean prototype shop

Ensures compliance to applicable policies, procedures and work instructions

Minimum Qualifications

Journeyman machinist or equivalency required. A welding and silver soldering back ground and a working knowledge of Mill, Lathe, Drill Press, Shear, Brake and general shop machinery and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required. Dependent upon department of assignment, a valid Utah driver’s license may be required. This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.


Welding skills preferred but not required

  • Associates Degree or completed trade school study relevant toward CNC machine manufacturing.
  • Experience working in a highly dynamic, tight tolerance, complex part prototyping and/or production environment.
  • Experience with CNC machine operation, maintenance, and shop organization.
  • Ability to effectively complete inspections to demonstrate that parts meet drawing and specification requirements.
  • Experience with assembly, finishing, heat treating, laser marking, brazing and welding is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to interact/coordinate activities with others.
  • Ability to read and effectively interpret engineering drawings and specifications.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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.

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:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

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

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

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.