University of Utah Health Care

  • Maintenance Engineer II

    Requisition Number
    Employment Type
    Work Schedule
    Mon-Sat Rotating
    Location Name
    Sugarhouse Health Center
    Patient Care?
    UCC CST 80H SHHC Facilities
    Support Services (Facilities / Trades)
  • Overview

    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 mid-level position and is responsible for performing routine and preventative maintenance, analyzing repair of mechanical and electrical problems, making adjustments, and other corrective actions to ensure the continuous and safe functioning of the healthcare physical environment. This position functions under the guidance of a Maintenance Engineer III or above and maintains both patient and non-patient equipment.

    This position is not responsible for patient care.


    • Performs all duties of a Maintenance Engineer I.
    • Performs carpentry work including: lock set repair, wall damage repair - patch and paint, repair of window systems, door system adjustments, etc.
    • Performs mechanical work including: equipment readings, pneumatic tube repair/cleaning, testing of emergency generators, and emergency lights/batteries.
    • Performs minor non-licensed electrical repair of outlets, switches, door magnets, lights, ballasts.
    • Performs minor plumbing repair of faucets and shower valves.
    • Tests sealing penetrations of fire walls & smoke compartments.
    • Tests fire sprinkler/riser system and shutoff procedure.
    • Completes repair of fans, mixing boxes, dampers, cooling tower, air handlers, VAV boxes, belt change outs, coil cleaning, compressors, and vacuum pumps.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Demonstrated knowledge of hot water systems, boiler theory and function, and chiller system theory.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Fire Barrier theory and NFPA requirements for sealing penetrations, fire alarm systems theory and testing.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of medical gasses control and isolation valve theory.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of CMS function and theory for life safety.
    • 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.




    • Three years of hands-on, building related maintenance and repair experience in one 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.
    • At least one of the following certifications or licensures: HVAC Technical School certification, EPA Universal Refrigerant License, Utah State Contractors License, ASSE 6040 Medical Gas Systems Maintenance Personnel certification, Rocky Mountain Gas Association Certification, Life Safety Compliance for Health Care Certification, Building Operator Certification I, Building Operator Certification II, OSHA 500, OSHA 501, OSHA 510, OSHA 511, IFC Certified Firestop Inspector, Certified Electronics Technician (CET), Healthcare Emergency Power Supply Systems certification, Certified Healthcare Emergency Power Professional (CHEPP), or completion of 1 year Apprenticeship in Electrical or Plumbing.
    • Valid Utah's Driver's License.

    Qualifications (Preferred)


    • Healthcare related maintenance and repair experience.

    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.

    Physical Requirements

    Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking


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