University of Utah Job Description
Performs routine and preventative maintenance, analyzes mechanical and/or electrical problems, and makes adjustments, repairs, replacements, or other corrective actions to ensure the continuous and safe functioning of equipment in the specified area of expertise.
Depending on the area of assignment, three years of maintenance and repair experience, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience), 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 function properly during emergency situations; and demonstrated computer proficiency, human relations, and effective communication skills also required.
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.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It 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.
Representative challenges encountered by the incumbent in this position include performing repairs needed urgently, meeting Board of Health, Environmental Protection Agency and other regulatory agency requirements, determining repair and maintenance methods that limit waste, and devising appropriate solutions to unusual equipment problems.
The incumbent may be required to lift or move heavy equipment and make repairs in limited spaces or in odd positions.
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Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
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