Maintenance Mechanic

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University Guest House, U of U
  • Post Date: October 21, 2022
  • Apply Before: December 20, 2022
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview

This is a full-time benefited position, working for the University Guest House & Conference Center, on the University of Utah Campus. The University of Utah offers many benefits including healthcare, retirement plans, sick and vacation accruals and more. Benefit details can be veiwed at University of Utah – Human Resources

A mandatory background check is required which is paid for by the department.

Employees of the U of U receive a free UTA/Trax pass.

The Maintenance Mechanic installs, maintains, repairs, and performs preventive maintenance on building structures, small appliances, mechanical and electrical equipment, and utilities for the University Guest House.

    1. Inspects equipment, appliances, structures, and buildings to determine if repairs are warranted and may be assigned to estimate the cost of repairs.
    2. Repairs electrical equipment or appliances by troubleshooting problems, replacing worn parts, switches, and fuses, and rewiring electric motors.
    3. Installs electrical equipment including lights, ballasts, switches, sockets, plugs, etc., following manufacturer’s instructions and safety precautions.
    4. May construct or modify small structures such as sheds and hot houses, or make repairs to buildings, roofs, and floors. Determines and orders materials to be used for those repairs or modifications.
    5. May construct or repair desks, countertops, and cabinets using appropriate carpentry tools.
    6. Installs or repairs drywall in facilities and buildings and prepares surfaces for finishing and painting. Hangs doors and installs hardware such as door knobs, deadbolts, hinges, etc.
    7. May be assigned to Paint interiors and exteriors of structures, facilities, or buildings using spray equipment or painting by hand; mixes paints, varnishes, or stains in order to match the existing color scheme.
    8. Assists in installing plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets, urinals, and shower accessories by detaching the existing plumbing and removing old fixtures. Seats new fixture and reconnects plumbing modifying it (if necessary) to fit the new fixtures. Repairs facets by replacing washers and seats as needed.
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