Utah State University

Maintenance Technician III

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/16/2024 5:47 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Building Trades
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 Hours per Week
Facilities Utility Systems
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


The successful candidate will perform complex work in the maintenance, repair, and installation of air compressors, vacuum pumps, and supply and exhaust fans for HVAC systems in campus facilities. The successful applicant can accomplish this by applying journeyman skills in conjunction with advanced technical knowledge and the ability to analyze and understand unique project requests.  Incumbents work as a member of a team on various projects or assignments.


  • Performs preventative maintenance inspections on air compressors, vacuum pumps, and supply and exhaust fans on campus.
  • Replaces all electrical and mechanical components as needed on all compressors.
  • Replaces electrical and mechanical components associated with supply and exhaust fans
  • Installs new air compressor units as needed.
  • Performs and follows established alignment procedures between sheaves on all fans and air compressors.
  • Performs tensioning of all v-belt applications according to industry specifications.
  • Installs air lines in rigid galvanized pipe of various sizes or copper pipe.
  • Accompanies vibration specialist, on a monthly basis, to monitor the condition of all supply fans.
  • Provides technical guidance and direction to other technicians.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Cleans equipment, shop area and work site.
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned, such as assists work in the other areas of the shop.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of four years directly related work experience in HVAC Mechanics or related field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical equipment and associated components.
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical circuitry associated with air compressors and fans.
  • Skill in the use of test equipment common to the trade.
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems and controls.
  • Skill in mathematical calculations including fan speeds using motor to fan ratios.
  • Knowledge of sheaves and bushings and their application on motion.
  • Knowledge of bearings and ability to make proper installations.
  • Skill in the use of various hand and power tools common to trade.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and applicable software.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to work without supervision.
  • Ability to read, understand and build to specifications from blueprints and schematic drawings.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and customers.

Core Characteristics:

  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Working
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Customer Focus
  • Action Oriented
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Technical Learning

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 04/2024

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023


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