University of Utah Health Care

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Building Systems Operator

Building Systems Operator

Requisition Number 
27484
Reg/Temp 
Regular
Employment Type 
Full-Time
Shift 
Rotating
Work Schedule 
Variable
Location Name 
University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? 
No
City 
SALT LAKE CITY
State 
UT
Department 
UUH CST 16F F&E HVAC BLDG OPER
Category 
Support Services (Facilities / Trades)

More information about this job

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care 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 Care 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 responsible to operate, adjust, monitor, repair, respond to, regulate and trouble shoot all building automation systems, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems to ensure proper function with respect to safety, economy and comfort.

This position is not responsible for providing patient care.

Responsibilities

  • Monitors all building automation systems, other alarms and trouble calls.
  • Responds to trouble calls from building occupants and computer alarms in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assesses the damage, or situation, and makes timely decisions regarding the best course of action to be taken.
  • Repairs and troubleshoots HVAC, plumbing, mechanical and electrical building equipment issues in a timely manner.
  • Reviews alarm summaries and makes adjustments to the Building Automation Systems in a timely manner.
  • Regularly and consistently documents and communicates daily building system problems.
  • Advises the appropriate administration/trades staff of situations that may affect normal operations, in a timely manner.
  • Takes daily readings of all major equipment including air supply temperatures, pressure relationships, water temperatures, and document/inspect for irregularities in readings.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the 2012 version of NFPA 101 Life Safety Code.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer functions.
  • Demonstrated, strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively work independently, or in a group setting.
  • Ability to read blue prints.
  • Ability to follow specific directions.
  • Demonstrated computer, organization, human relations and effective communication skills.
  • Ability to cooperate with other shop craftsman and staff.
  • Ability to make repairs, or call on the required trades, as needed.
  • Ability to be on call 24/7 and be responsible for employees and facilities day and night.
  • Ability to perform rotating shifts.
  • Demonstrated time management skills and ability to prioritize work in order to deliver successful results.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to be organized and have proven capabilities in multi-tasking, problem solving and prioritizing workloads.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required

  • Eighteen months of verified, hands-on maintenance and repair experience in one or more of the following areas: HVAC-R, Building Automation Systems, Plumbing, Emergency Power Supply Systems, Electrical Systems, Fire Alarm & Suppression Systems.
  • Valid Utah Driver’s License.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Atkinson or Metasys Building Automation Systems knowledge.
  • Fire Alarm System Knowledge.

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.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Crawling, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking