University of Utah Health Care

  • Residential Maintenance Worker

    Requisition Number
    Employment Type
    Work Schedule
    Location Name
    Off-Campus (Other)
    Patient Care?
    Custodial Services / Housekeeping
  • 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 responsible for performing semi-skilled maintenance work for the patient and family apartments. The incumbent performs general maintenance work to keep the buildings clean and in good working order, and ensures that the apartments are fully functional at all times. Additionally, the incumbent works with housekeeping to ensure that all laundry and carpets are clean.

    This position has no responsibility for providing patient care.  

    • Submit a full application process online at 
    • Upload most recent up dated resume with verifiable work history and experience.
    • Review Job Location, Schedule Hours and Qualifications to be consider for this job.
    • If your phone number or email changes make sure to update it in your original application.
    • If selected HR recruiter will contact you with further instructions of next steps in the application and hiring process.  Be ready to provide five professional references when requested by our Skill Survey.
    • This is a PRN position no benefits.


    • Ensures that all plumbing, appliances and furnishings are in good working condition.
    • Replaces light bulbs in common areas as well as in the apartments.
    • Removes trash from the building's exterior common, courtyard areas, and the parking lot.
    • Cleans carpets on a regular basis.
    • Acts as a liaison to vendors when repairs need to be completed.
    • Maintains the landscape around the buildings through planting, fertilizing, plant removal, tree trimming, lawn mowing and leaf removal.
    • Power washes the driveway and courtyard as needed.
    • Removes snow and ice ensuring that sidewalks and stairways are always safe.
    • Sorts, washes, dries and transports laundry to the appropriate area.
    • Transports patients and families to and from the hospitals as needed.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
    • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
    • Ability to follow specific directions.
    • Demonstrated understanding of basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, heating, air conditioning and welding.
    • Ability to operate machines and tools necessary to complete tasks.




    • Valid Utah Driver's license.
    • Two years of building maintenance experience.
    • Previous landscaping experience.

    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

    • This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. This position is subject to both environmental conditions such as heat and cold while working outside. It is subject to hazards such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, and exposure to chemicals.  
    • We are University of Utah Health.

    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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