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Maintenance Engineer I

Maintenance Engineer I

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University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? 
Support Services (Facilities / Trades)

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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 the junior level position and is responsible for performing routine and preventative maintenance, analyzing mechanical and electrical problems, and making adjustments, repairs, 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.

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  • 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.
  • $1000 hiring incentive

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.

Qualifications (Preferred)

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.
    • We are University of Utah Health.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking