Systems Control Technician (Locksmith)- Engineering Services

Facilities/Skilled Trades
21003299 Requisition #

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Engineering Services, Craft/Locksmith Shop, is seeking an Systems Control Technician.

  • Under general supervision, applies knowledge and skills to install, maintain, calibrate and repair electronic control systems and other electrical or pneumatic devices.
  • Installs, repairs, replaces and calibrates complex control system equipment and support systems, such as computerized pneumatic tube systems and the various power distribution monitoring systems.
  • Locates problems in systems by monitoring the functioning, interpreting computer readings and conducting performance tests over a period of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and/or electronic systems.
  • Monitors complex control systems for operation data, for appropriate quality assurance purposes, or for system modification purposes through manipulation of software and for operator training and direction.
  • Serves as technical consultant in the area of computer-controlled systems for various maintenance shops.
  • Reviews construction plans and specifications of outside architects and engineers.
  • Defines complex building systems development plans and develops any necessary justifications to support these plans.
  • May initiate designs, bid documents, and purchase orders for supplies and services necessary to develop and maintain complex building equipment and support systems.
  • Meets with engineers, shop managers, contractors and vendors relative to the complex building management systems and plans.
  • Other duties as assigned by appropriate department or administrative personnel.

Percent of Time: 100% (40 hours per week)
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM.
Location: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at:

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Six years of experience in electrical or control trade, including apprenticeship; or graduation from a two year resident instrumentation and controls program

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Prefer previous experience with computers (Excel, Word). 
  • Previous locksmith experience

Please attach a resume (under submission relevant materials). Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

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  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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