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Facilities Helper


Salt Lake City, UT, United States


Mar 19, 2024



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Job Summary

Assists facilities mechanics and other advanced-skill employees in performing repairs and maintenance to buildings, grounds, train stations, and various other facilities. Uses required hand and power tools and equipment; snow removal equipment, tows trailers that require a CDL operates company vehicles, trucks, vans forklifts, lifting equipment, backhoes and operates various other equipment.

                             *All UTA Facilities Helpers can enjoy a $2,000 Hiring Incentive. Ask for details!*  

Minimum Qualifications

  • One year specialized technical training in mechanical and electrical maintenance or related to facilities maintenance (i.e. electrical, HVAC, etc.).


  • One year previous work experience in some aspect of physical facilities maintenance.
  • Must be able to pass standardized test.
  • Must have required tools
  • Must be able to acquire and maintain CDL and DOT card.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. Be a safe driver with no more than 2 moving violations in the past 3 years. Have no convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol or any drugs within the past 10 years.
  • Must be able to work some overtime and holidays as needed.
  • Must be proficient at a basic level in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. (preferred)
  •  - OR -  
    An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
    [UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]


UTA’s benefits package for full-time maintenance employees includes:  

  • Health, dental, vision, life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance (eligible after 30 days of employment), with Flexible Spending and Dependent Care accounts.
  • Health and Wellness Clinics for on-site medical care at no cost to employees, spouses, and dependent children.
  • 13 days of paid time off (9 personal days and 5 vacation days). Increase in paid time off with tenure at UTA.
  • 10 paid holidays and two paid (2) floating holidays per year.
  • Retirement options - Pension Plan with 5-year vesting schedule and 457 Contribution Plan, available for immediate contributions and company matching.
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for higher education, available for both bachelor’s and master’s degree.
  • Apprenticeship programs available as well as other training, development, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Paid parental leave for birth, adoption, and child placement (after 12 months of employment).
  • Free transit passes for employee, spouse, and dependent children.
  • Employee assistance program – includes counseling, legal services, financial planning, etc.
  • UTA Well – a comprehensive wellness program designed to support employees and dependents in their health and wellness goals.
  • Free on-site fitness facilities and discounted membership to VASA Fitness.


For more information on UTA’s Total Rewards benefits package, please visit:  

7:00 am - 3:30 pm with  Friday/Saturday, Saturday/Sunday or Sunday/Monday off.
              *Shift and days off subject to change

Pay Rate:
$26.04 - $29.04 per hour plus $1.00 - $1.50 shift differential if applicable. This is a three year wage progression.

Open Till Filled

 *Utah Transit Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer of all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, covered veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for any part of the application process should contact UTA Human Resources at 801-287-2324. A minimum of two workdays’ notice prior to the need for the accommodation is required.    


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