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Facilities Journeyist-Class A Technician


Salt Lake City, UT, United States


Jul 17, 2024



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Job Summary

Generally maintains and makes repairs to the company’s buildings, equipment, machinery, and grounds.  Uses various skilled trades (i.e. electrical, HVAC, hydraulic, mechanical, construction, etc.) to repair, build, or remodel new physical structures.  Some basic plumbing work.  Installs support equipment to physical structures, machinery or system infrastructures.  Performs necessary preventive maintenance and general maintenance of all physical facilities and associated support equipment.  Completes daily work orders.  Uses required hand and power tools and equipment; operates company vehicles, trucks, vans, forklifts, lifting equipment, backhoes, snow removal equipment, tows trailers that require a CDL and various other equipment.  Performs snow and ice removal at various times, day or night. Some overtime may be required.   

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

Minimum Qualifications


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Three years of supervised work experience in one or more of the following areas
    • Facilities Maintenance at the Journeyist Level; OR
    • Electrical at the Master or Journeyist level; OR
    • HVAC/Refrigeration installation/Repair/Trouble shooting at the Journeyist level; OR
    • Plumbing at the Master or Journeyist Level
  • Graduation from a UTA approved Trade Program that produces a Diploma/Certification of Completion in HVAC/Refrigeration OR completed an apprenticeship program and obtained an Electricians OR Plumbing Utah State License 
  • Must pass a qualifying exam.
  • Must own complete set of standard hand tools, for either electrician, HVAC technician, or Plumber by the 91st shift as listed on Class A / Journeyist tool list.
  • Must be able to pass required DOT card
  • Must be able to obtain a Class “A” CDL driver’s license by the end of probationary period.
  • Must have a valid Utah driver’s license.
  • Be a safe driver with no more than 2 moving violations in the past 3 years.
  • Cannot have any violations of driving under the influence of alcohol, any drug, or the combined influence of any alcohol or any drug within the last 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.
  • Must interview for position unless considered a lateral transfer within the Facilities Maintenance department.


  • To qualify, must be skilled in one or more of the following areas:   

    1. Electricians must be skilled in troubleshooting, installing and repairing industrial electrical 3 phase and single phase motor controls (i.e., hydraulic motors, compressors, pumps, fueling equipment, etc.) as well as other general building electrical systems.
    2. Refrigeration/HVAC Journeyist must be skilled in troubleshooting, repairing, and installing refrigeration equipment that uses R-410A and R-22 refrigerant, forced air natural gas systems heating systems, and boiler heating systems, in a multi-zone HVAC systems.
    3. Familiarity with the working application and safe use of all power tools and instruments used in facilities maintenance for troubleshooting and repair of equipment.
    4. Maintenance and repair of hydraulic / pneumatic systems, as well as other related equipment utilized in an industrial building and bus repair facility preferred.
    5. Working knowledge of welding, brazing and soldering preferred.
  •  This job requires regular and predictable attendance.   


 - 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 OR Sunday/Monday off OR 6:00 am to 2:30 pm with Friday/Saturday OR 3:00 pm to 1:30 am with Sunday/Monday/Tuesday off*

            * Shift & Days Off Subject to Change

Pay Rate:
$34.70 per hour

Open until 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.     
*Utah Transit Authority is a drug-free workplace, subject to federal drug and alcohol testing regulations under 49 CFR Part 40, 655, and 219. All offers for employment are contingent upon a successful pre-employment drug test. If a pre-employment test returns a non-negative result, an application for employment may be rejected. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing for drug and alcohol use. All safety sensitive employees are subject to random testing for drug and alcohol use.
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