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University of Utah Health Systems Maintenance Mechanic in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for performing routine and preventative maintenance, analyzing mechanical and electrical problems, and performing the appropriate corrective action on equipment in the specified area of expertise. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the continuous and safe functioning of the equipment in the assigned area. This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Operates, repairs, overhauls, services, and maintains equipment in the area of expertise.

  • Performs regularly scheduled preventive maintenance work on equipment.

  • Helps in designing and implementing mechanical or electrical alterations to new and existing equipment in order to improve efficiency, performance, and to extend the life of the equipment.

  • Ensures that all equipment meets regulatory compliance requirements mandated by local, state, and federal agencies.

  • Maintains clean equipment rooms and other areas.

  • Maintains equipment performance and repair records.

  • May give work direction, establish priorities, and instruct Systems Maintenance Mechanics and other personnel, if lead worker status is assigned.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communications skills.

  • Ability to remain calm and think clearly during an emergency situation.

  • Demonstrated computer proficiency.

  • Demonstrated high level of technical expertise.

  • Ability to meet regulatory agency requirements.

  • Ability to determine repair and maintenance methods with limited waste.

  • Ability to devise appropriate solutions to unusual equipment problems.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Three years of maintenance and repair experience or equivalency in one of the following areas: pipefitting, heating, air conditioning, steam-operated systems, pneumatic and electronic building control systems, plumbing and refrigeration systems, commercial or industrial laundry equipment, sterilizing equipment, gas or diesel engines and generators, kitchen and cafeteria equipment, mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, or welding.

  • Completion of two year vocational schooling, if in a refrigeration and air conditioning systems position.

  • Environmental Protection Agency certification with a Universal permit, if in a refrigeration and air conditioning systems position.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Boiler license from a regulatory agency may be required for some positions.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves very physical work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. The position may involve moving heavy equipment and/or supplies. This position involves a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 44269
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule 0700-1530
Location Name University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? No
City SALT LAKE CITY
State UT
Department UUH CST 16F F&E MECHAN MAINT
Category Support Services (Facilities / Trades)

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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