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Maintenance Helper



Open Date 09/07/2017
Requisition Number PRN07266N
Job Title Maintenance Helper
Working Title Audiovisual Maintenance/Installation
Job Grade B
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? No
Standard Hours per Week up to 19 hours per week
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary

3pm – 7pm M-F

Is this a work study job? No
VP Area President
Department 00333 - Teaching & Learning Technology
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $9.62 to $12.50 DOE
Close Date <br /><br /><strong>NOTE:</strong> May close at anytime.
Job Summary

Part-time position is available for technically inclined individual assisting with the maintenance and installation of audiovisual equipment on campus.

About UIT: University Information Technology (UIT), the central IT service provider for campus, reports to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for many of the University of Utah’s most critical common IT resources including the campus network; the Campus Information Services (CIS) portal; UMail, telephone, and online collaboration services; high performance and research computing; information security; teaching and learning technologies; software licensing; and a host of other systems and services. For more information about UIT visit

About the University: Located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the State of Utah’s system of higher education and a member of the PAC-12 Conference. Salt Lake City combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area of more than one million people with the friendliness and ease of living of a small, Western city. Seven major ski resorts are within an hour’s drive from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities from biking to hiking to fishing abound. Salt Lake is also home to the Utah Symphony and Opera, the Utah Ballet, several professional sports teams, and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.


-Performs routine checks on audiovisual (AV) equipment to determine maintenance required for proper operation.
-Responds to and addresses classroom equipment trouble tickets
-Provides customer service and equipment training to faculty, students and staff
-Assists instructors and students in the classroom with audiovisual equipment issues
-Monitors and maintains equipment trouble tickets
-Frequently updates customers on status of room tickets
-Prepares and installs components into walls and AV cabinets
-Organizes and maintains the job site
-Picks up and delivers parts and equipment from on and off-campus sites to main office and job sites
-Keeps detailed and accurate records of work
-Maintains classroom equipment database
-May assist with AV equipment installations
-Assists with staging equipment and components for installation projects
-Other duties as needed to assist in the maintenance and installation process

Minimum Qualifications

One year of related experience; 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 may be required.

This position is not responsible for providing patient care.

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


Customer service experience, troubleshooting skills, technical aptitude, good work ethic, demonstrated ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions preferred.
Experience installing audiovisual equipment preferred, but not required.
Must have a valid Utah driver’s license. Should be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be comfortable working on ladders and scaffolding.

Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email:

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many months/years of maintenance/repair experience do you have? (equipment, machinery, and/or building maintenance)
    • No experience
    • Less than 6 months
    • 6 months or more, but less than 1 year
    • 1 year or more, but less than 3 years
    • 3 years or more
  2. * Do you have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and climb stepladders/scaffolding?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this position?
    • University of Utah Web Page
    • Internet: search engine, online job board, etc
    • University of Utah employee referral
    • Career Services/Campus Job Fair
    • Community/Government Agency
    • Other/Unknown
  4. * How did you hear about this position? - University of Utah web page - Online - University of Utah employee referral - Career Services / Job Fair - Community / Government Agency - Other

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  3. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission