May 07, 2022

Mechanical Engineering Technician

  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Job Description

Details Open Date 04/06/2022 Requisition Number PRN12320N Job Title Electronic Technician Working Title Mechanical Engineering Technician Job Grade D FLSA Code Nonexempt Patient Sensitive Job Code? Type Non Benefited Staff / Student Temporary? Yes Standard Hours per Week 40 Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Shift Day Work Schedule Summary Is this a work study job? No VP Area U of U Health - Academics Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations Location Campus City Salt Lake City, UT Type of Recruitment External Posting Pay Rate Range 15.19 to 28.08 Close Date Job Summary Performs technical procedures in a mechanical engineering laboratory and prototyping shop under minimal supervision by applying mechanical and manufacturing knowledge and using manual dexterity skills. Follows procedures, records observations and measurements and reports results. Operates and maintains specified shop, inspection and test equipment. Assists with ordering, receipt, inspection and stocking of raw materials, components, tooling and equipment. Responsibilities 1. Confers with engineering and prototype shop personnel regarding assignments and projects. 2. Performs CAD modeling and drawing creation. 3. Drafts procedures, records results and generates reports. 4. Conducts research on technical topics, raw materials, components, tooling, equipment and suppliers. 5. Interprets drawings and technical specifications. 6. Liaisons with suppliers to obtain quotes, address technical questions and to facilitate timely delivery of orders. 7. Assists with product evaluation labs, including labs involving cadavers or animal tissues. 8. Maintains a clean and organized laboratory and/or prototype shop. 9. Ensures compliance to applicable policies, procedures and work instructions. Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required Nearly Continuously: Office environment. Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking. Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking. Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead. Minimum Qualifications Two years of vocational and electronic training with an emphasis on basic electronic systems and equipment, or equivalency; and a commitment to provide excellent customer service required. Must have demonstrated human relations skills and be able to work independently. Preferences Machine shop experience preferred, not required. Special Instructions Summary Additional Information The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Director/ Title IX Coordinator Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA) 135 Park Building Salt Lake City, UT 84112 801-581-8365 [email protected] Online reports may be submitted at For more information: To inquire about this posting, email: [email protected] (%[email protected]) or call 801-581-2300. The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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