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The Iowa River Landing Clinic is seeking a 100% Area Mechanic. Under general supervision, this individual has initial responsibility for operation of all buildings and equipment in the assigned area and performing skilled tasks in the inspection, maintenance, and repair of mechanical systems, facility maintenance, and operation.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®  

University of Iowa Health Care–Iowa River Landing offers the world-class, academic-level medicine you expect from UI Hospitals and Clinics in a convenient medical office building that makes visiting the doctor a pleasant experience. Our pledge at UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing is that our patients will receive the best possible care in a friendly, compassionate, efficient way.


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Applies all necessary safety precautions in working with electrical, steam, or mechanical equipment.
  • Performs inspections of electrical, mechanical, steam, and plumbing equipment in assigned areas on a periodic basis in order to determine the degree of operating efficiency and to locate and alleviate potential malfunctions.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs malfunctions on electrical equipment, appliances, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, heating, air conditioning, and ventilating equipment controls in assigned area.
  • Performs and reports on specific written preventive maintenance procedures (such as lubrication, cleaning, changing filters, making adjustments, and replacing parts) on electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and steam equipment in assigned area.
  • Inspects and reports building problems involving carpentry, painting, roof, masonry, and plastering in assigned area in order to determine corrective methods.
  • Maintains operating inventory of necessary spare repair parts, filters, belts, and other supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Percent of Time: 100%

Schedule: Day shifts – Monday - Friday, 40 hours a week will be accomplished between the times of 8:00am-6:00pm

Location: Iowa River Landing

Rotations: Saturday and Sunday off

Pay Grade: 10

Merit Pay Planhttps://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/pay-plans/merit-pay-plan

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
  • For more information about Why Iowa?, click here



Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must possess a basic knowledge of plumbing, electricity, maintenance of steam and mechanical equipment.
  • Must have four (4) years of work experience in the listed crafts, including apprenticeship or technical training.


Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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