University of Utah Health Maintenance Engineer I in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
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 the junior level position and is responsible for performing routine and preventative maintenance, analyzing mechanical and electrical problems, and making adjustments, repairs, and replacements to ensure the continuous and safe functioning of all assigned equipment in the health care physical environment. This position functions under the guidance of a Maintenance Engineer II or above. 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.
Operates, repairs, overhauls, services, and maintains equipment in all areas of the health care physical environment.
Performs regularly scheduled preventive maintenance work on equipment based on manufacturers recommendations or required by code.
Enters data into the established CMMS.
May assist in designing and implementing mechanical or electrical alterations to new and existing equipment in order to improve efficiency, performance, and extend the life of equipment.
May assist in ensuring that all equipment and maintenance standards meet all regulatory compliance requirements mandated by local, state and federal agencies.
Maintains clean equipment rooms and other areas to include AHU filter change out.
Maintains equipment performance and repair records.
Completes required after hours on-call rotation.
Completes fire extinguisher inspection.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer functions.
Ability to read blue prints.
Ability to participate in after hours on-call rotation.
Demonstrated, strong interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to work independently, or in a group.
Ability to follow specific directions.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Eighteen months of hands-on maintenance and repair experience in one or more of the following areas: pipefitting, HVACR, steam-operated systems used for humidification and sterilization, pneumatic and electronic building control systems (BAC), plumbing systems, commercial or industrial laundry equipment, sterilizing equipment, gas or diesel engines and generators, kitchen and cafeteria equipment, mechanical and electrical systems, carpentry, troubleshooting, or welding and fabrication.
Valid Utah's Driver's License
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.
Carrying, Lifting, Standing, Walking
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 49196
Employment Type Full-Time
Work Schedule Days, Nights, Weekends
Location Name Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI)
Patient Care? No
City SALT LAKE CITY
Department HMH CST 93C F&E GENERAL MAINT
Category Support Services (Facilities / Trades)