Job Information

University of Utah Maintenance Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 09/14/2023

Requisition Number PRN36390B

Job Title Maintenance Specialist

Working Title Maintenance Specialist

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

7:00am – 3:30pm

VP Area President

Department 00450 - Commuter Services - Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $19.87/h

Close Date 12/14/2023

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Advanced level skills to perform maintenance and repair work of equipment, machinery, utilities, buildings, facilities, fixtures, systems, etc. in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications. Is knowledgeable in the procedures and safety guidelines as required.

Working for the University of Utah means the opportunity for incredible benefits. Benefits such as 10+ paid holidays/year, health and dental benefit plans, retirement plans, parental leave, paid leave options, reduced tuition and more.


  1. Performs routine maintenance repairs in parking structures and parking surfaces.
  2. Installation of new signage.
  3. Repair and upkeep of existing signage.
  4. Paint or touch up paint on parking surfaces, parking structures, curbing, and parking lots.
  5. Knowledge of Striping machine plus.
  6. Works in conjunction with permit department to install reserve signs in requested areas and check to insure all permit information is correct.
  7. Submit complete work orders on T2 system when changes are complete.
  8. Assists maintenance mechanics with other daily functions.
  9. Maintain and up keep tools and equipment needed to perform daily job functions.
  10. Organizes equipment, tools, and hardware.
  11. Motorist assist (Battery jumps).
  12. Assists in other areas as needed.
  13. May be required to work Holidays, weekends, and after hours
  14. ring, firing and salary recommendations on maintenance mechanics and maintenance workers.
  15. May prepare performance appraisals and responds to grievances or complaints.

• 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Four years relevant work experience in the applicable trades areas or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); demonstrated knowledge of national, state and local building codes and standards; ability to read wiring diagrams, blueprints, and be able to make mechanical sketches and drawings; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. Requires lifting and transporting heavy objects. A valid Utah Driver’s license may be required.

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


4 years’ minimum maintenance experience. Knowledge of signs, posts, parking stalls, and ADA policies regarding installation. Knowledge of department and University of Utah policies and procedures regarding parking operations. A general knowledge of electronics and troubleshooting is desired. Must be able to work and perform repairs in all types of weather.

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)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.