University of Utah Systems Maintenance Mechanic in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/04/2018

Requisition Number PRN17382B

Job Title Systems Maintenance Mechanic

Working Title Systems Maintenance 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

Monday thru Friday 7:30am-4:00pm

VP Area President


Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.19 to 28.08

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Performs routine and preventative maintenance on variousHVACand building support systems. Analyzes mechanical and /or electrical / pneumatic / and plumbing systems. Makes adjustments, repairs, replacements, or other corrective maintenance actions to ensure the continuous and safe functioning ofHVACequipment and building systems.

As a member of the Facilities Management team, you will enjoy working in a stable Higher Education environment with plenty of opportunities to apply what you know while learning new skills. The University of Utah offers an excellent pay and benefits package, including affordable health care available on your start date, generous sick and vacation pay accrual, cell phone reimbursement, and a freeUTATRAX/bus pass.

Do you have excellent customer service and problem solving skills? Would you like to be challenged to take individual initiative in an environment that rewards your efforts with career growth opportunities? Many of the roles on the University of Utah’s Facilities Management Team are casual dress, tools are provided, and you’ll be working on resolving issues with experienced and knowledgeable team members who will help you build on the skills you bring to the team. Apply today!


1. Operates, repairs, overhauls, services, and maintains equipment. IE; Pumps, air compressors, fans, air handlers,VAVboxes, valves, electronic and automated equipment and the associated plumbing, pipe fitting, wiring, etc.

2. Performs regularly scheduled preventive maintenance work on equipment.

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

4. May ensure that equipment meets all regulatory compliance requirements mandated by local, state and federal agencies.

5. Maintains clean and safe equipment rooms and other mechanical areas.

6. Maintains equipment performance and repair records.

Minimum Qualifications

Depending on the area of assignment, three years of maintenance and repair experience, or equivalency, in one or more of the following areas is required: pipefitting; heating, air conditioning, and steam-operated systems; pneumatic and electronic building control systems; plumbing and refrigeration systems; commercial/industrial laundry equipment; sterilizing equipment; gas/diesel engines and generators; kitchen and cafeteria equipment; mechanical and electrical troubleshooting; and welding. The ability to respond appropriately to emergency situations, effective human relations and communications skills, and demonstrated computer proficiency essential.

Incumbents who specialize in refrigeration and air conditioning systems must complete a two year vocational schooling program; possess Environmental Protection Agency certification with a Universal permit to handle refrigerants; and demonstrate a high level of technical expertise. A boiler license may be required for some positions.

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


1. High School Graduate or equivalent

2. Three years or more experience in maintenance and repair work

3. Knowledge ofHVACsystems and building operations

4. Demonstrated problem solving skills

5. Technical certifications a plus but not required

6. Refrigeration experience is a plus but is not required

7. A boiler license is not required

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”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.