University of Utah Job Description
Procures materials, tools, and equipment needed by Maintenance and Operation shops to maintain and repair University buildings and equipment. Locates sources of supply and makes arrangements for the delivery, coordination and expediting of purchases made through the Purchasing Department.
Three years of previous procurement experience preferable in the building trade area or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); a familiarity with accounting procedures and automated inventory control procedures; and demonstrated verbal and written communications skills required. A background in the construction industry is preferred.
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.
This position has the authority to procure materials and equipment (under $300) to complete projects and work orders of the various shops. Coordinates the activities of the procurement process with Purchasing for orders that are over $300 or need to be bid out.
The most frequent problems associated with this position include dealing with Maintenance and Operations shop supervisors on out of date names or part numbers for materials needed to complete a specific project.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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