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University of Utah Refrigeration & AC Mechanic in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 04/30/2021

Requisition Number PRN25992B

Job Title Refrigeration & AC Mechanic

Working Title Refrigeration & AC Mechanic

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

7:30am-4:00 pm Mon-Fri.

VP Area President

Department 01749 - VENUES DISTRICT

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 22.00 to 26.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Performs the routine preventative maintenance and repair of commercial and residential HVAC systems including: rooftop units, split systems, furnaces, boilers, unit heaters, make-up air units, swamp coolers, ice machines, walk in coolers/freezers, and small chiller systems.

This position may be required to be on-call and to work a variety of shifts within a 24 hour period.


1) The servicing and repair of various types of HVAC and refrigeration equipment.

2) The handling of various types of refrigerants in accordance with EPA guidelines and reccomendations.

3) Excellent customers service provided to our campus community on a daily basis.

4) Other duties as assigned. As a member of a small crew you will often have to assist other members of the team

in order to get the work done. You may be asked to assist an electrician, HVAC mechanic, plumber, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

A minimum of three years experience in refrigeration repair, or equivalency; demonstrated experience in silver-soldering; a working knowledge of refrigerants used in commercial and residential applications; demonstrated customer services skills; and oral and written communications skills required. Technical training in refrigeration and electrical controls preferred. Must be licensed, or receive licensing within six months of hire, by the Environmental Protection Agency to diagnose and repair air conditioning units using the freon recovery system.

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


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.