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General Maintenance Worker - Full Time

The General Maintenance Worker works in the Maintenance Department at the University Guest House & Conference Center, the hotel on campus; this person reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor. This position demonstrates the ability to prioritize and change course of action quickly, being flexible. Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. Providing outstanding guest service to guests as well as Guest House employees is imperative. Demonstrated knowledge of general maintenance and related tools; the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and climb step ladders/scaffolding; and, demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. A Utah driver’s license is required. Performs routine maintenance including minor carpentry repair work, lock changes, and electrical work. Paints walls, doors, and other exposed surfaces as necessary. Follows Supervisor’s instructions to ensure work orders are completed timely. Conducts routine checks on machinery to determine maintenance required for proper operation. Transports supplies and equipment as needed. Assists in maintaining tools and equipment. May include janitorial services. A background check, paid for by the department, is required.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Qualifications:

One year professional work experience performing related duties; a valid Utah Driver’s License; and the ability to move up to 50 lbs. and climb stepladders and scaffolding required; Demonstrated oral and written communications skills; customer service skills; and the ability to read and write English are also required. A basic understanding of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, heating, air conditioning, and welding; and the ability to read and work from wiring diagrams, appliance handbooks, blueprints, and drawings is preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Apply through the University of Utah Employment Website:http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/68246

 

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information:http://www.regulations.utah.edu/humanResources/5-106.html.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a [strong or demonstrated] commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.