University of Utah Job Description
Installs, maintains, repairs, and performs preventive maintenance on building structures, small appliances, mechanical and electrical equipment, and utilities throughout the University campus.
Two years relevant work experience in the applicable trades areas or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); a basic understanding of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, heating, air conditioning, and welding; and the ability to move heavy objects required. A valid Utah Driver's license; positive oral and written communications skills along with excellent customer service skills; and the ability to read and work from wiring diagrams, appliance handbooks, blueprints, and drawings also required.
Training at a technical college in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, diesel engine repair, welding, or refrigeration and air conditioning 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.
Depending upon the area of assignment, the incumbent may operate under close supervision or little supervision. May act as a leadworker over lower classifications on specific assignments and may assist in specific training of lower classification employees.
Challenges encountered in this position may include trouble shooting problems involving secondary heating sources, air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry difficulties to determine whether repairs can be handled by the incumbent or whether the repairs will need to be made by an outside source. Other problems may center around the keeping of accurate records as to what work has been completed, when it was completed, and by whom, and making sure parts are on hand in order to complete preventive maintenance schedules.
This position exists for those people who have skills in the trades areas but do not meet the criteria for journeyman status in a specific trade. Incumbents are expected to possess their own hand tools for use in their assignments.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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