State of Utah
Full Job Description
Do you enjoy working with your hands? Do you have experience in building/facility maintenance? Are you looking forward to starting or continuing a career in service of state agencies? This Apprentice Maintenance Specialist position may be for you!
Why You Should Join Our Team
What’s better than working outside in the sun and fresh air? Not much, we believe! State agencies and government buildings depend on us to keep their grounds clean, safe, and beautiful and we take pride in delivering! We enjoy a culture focused on excellence that rewards and provides employees with:
Benefits Package: Our benefits package offers medical, dental, vision and life insurance options – some with no bi-weekly premiums – along with paid vacations, sick leave, and holidays. Our retirement options include 401(k) contributions and matches, and even a pension! There are also a variety of other benefits you can take advantage of, such as Short-Term Disability, discounted home and auto insurance, discounted legal plans, and more! Click here for the details.
Work/Life Balance: A 4 10s schedule means you have an extra day off each week to volunteer in your child’s classroom, go skiing or fishing, play more video games, or just hang out with your family and friends. Unfortunately, we sometimes have to work weekends to clean up after snow storms and other events, but we make it as minimal as possible.
Development and Support: Have you always wanted to learn more about electrical work, plumbing, and general maintenance? We can help! Do you want to go back to school but need help with tuition? We can reimburse it! We’ll help develop your skills and leadership abilities because engaged, successful employees make the State better too!Feedback: Wonder how you’re doing? We’ll tell you. Curious about your career options? Let’s chat! We believe that feedback and coaching are important priorities that help you do your best work. Performance reviews sometimes come with a bonus, so if you like extra cash or time off, this could be the place for you!
As an Apprentice Maintenance Specialist, you will:Work independently and with journey-level employees on maintenance projects.
Troubleshoot and diagnose problems.
Repair and/or perform preventative maintenance on buildings.
Paint, finish and refinish wood, metal and other materials.
Weld, solder, braze, and/or grind various materials.
Build, fabricate, or repair structures from verbal instructions, blueprints and/or working drawings.
Provide technical consultation to originators of project job orders, including development of project plans and related estimates.
The Best Qualified Candidate
The best qualified candidate for this position will have:Experience in building/facility maintenance.
Experience in one or more of the following:plumbing
The Division of Facilities Construction and Management (DFCM) is dedicated to providing professional services to assist State entities in meeting their facility needs for the benefit of the public, and is the building manager for all State owned facilities.
Working Conditions: Risks found in potentially dangerous or unusual environmental stress situations, e.g. working at great heights, working in extreme outdoor weather conditions, etc.
Physical Requirements: The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas, etc.
Must be available for on-call.
Must have a driver’s license.
DHRM rules apply to promotions/transfers.