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Mechanic/Technician Apprentice (Orem)


Orem, UT, United States


May 8, 2024



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Participates in related technical instruction and attends classroom instruction as required and passes written tests. This is a competency based program.  Competency in the following 10 modules must be demonstrated within the time allotted; Preventative Maintenance, Electrical, Brakes, Air Systems, Air Suspension, Steering and Axles, HVAC/EAC. Wheelchairs, Transmissions and Engines. Perform manual tasks under supervision as needed. Assist advance-skill employees in complex repairs and component rebuild using hand and power tools as directed. Performs preventative maintenance inspections and associated repairs. Performs other related duties as assigned. See the Collective Bargaining Agreement for details.

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a current, or be able to acquire a class “B” CDL with passenger endorsement within 60 days of eligibility.
  • Successful candidates must have ALL of the following:
    • A current, or be able to acquire, valid Class B CDL driver’s license and associated endorsements.
    • Able to pass both an aptitude and standardized test determined by UTA. Employees will be able take both of these tests on UTA time. UTA will pay the standardized test fee, one time, for qualifying employees.
    • The required tools. 

Successful candidates must have ONE of the following: 

  • Have a 2-year degree in a related field 
  • —OR— Have a military MOS in a related field
  • —OR— Have one year of related technical school AND one year of related experience
  • —OR— Have 6 months UTA experience (TVT/Helper level).

The Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee shall verify that employees entering the apprenticeship program meet the minimum qualifications.

 - OR -
An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
[UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]

Shift: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm with Sunday/Monday off*
          * Shift & Days Off Subject to Change

Pay Rate: $25.33 - $29.33 per hour plus $1.00 to $1.50 shift differential depending on shift, if applicable.
 This is a four year wage progression. The Apprentice shall receive an additional $.30 per hour each six months as an Apprentice up to the top Apprentice rate beginning six months after the start of the apprenticeship program. Upon graduation, apprentices shall advance to the Journeyist classification and wage (current $34.70 per hour)

To Be Considered, Apply Before: May 21st, 2024 by 5:59 pm

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.
  • 14 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.
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