University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI


LocationMadison, Wisconsin, 53715
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-06
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-04-29

Job Description:


Minimum $16.50 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Job Summary:

This position involves cleaning of windows and other glass fixtures. Assist trade workers performing maintenance, remodeling, construction, demolition, and special projects. Operate boom truck buckets, swing stage, DENKA life, "Genie" lifts, forklifts, Bosun Chair, and other hand and power tools and specialty equipment in the performance of building maintenance and special projects. Maintain custody of Physical Plant scaffolding, staging, and other rental items. This responsibility includes, but is not limited to: maintaining an accurate inventory, inspecting and making necessary repairs, and the delivery/recovery of scaffolding to/from work sites. Work is performed under general supervision.


Assists with facility and equipment inspection, maintenance, and repairs to ensure property meets established standards and to prevent further damage. Assists with construction, and meeting and event preparation as needed.
  • 35% Utilizes basic equipment to repair and maintain basic machinery, equipment, and facility property under close supervision to prevent further damage and ensure optimal operation
  • 5% Assists with routine facility inspections and monitors cleanliness
  • 5% Escalates and documents issues according to established policies and procedures
  • 5% Assists with inventory and distribution of deliveries to appropriate entities under close supervision
  • 30% Assists trades, crafts, vendors, and technical staff with construction, design, and operational maintenance as needed
  • 10% Sets up and tears down equipment for institutional meetings and events
  • 5% Perform routine inspections of Campus Equipment
  • 5% Assist with the relocation of Campus Equipment as needed
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


H.S. Diploma


No minimum years required

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086 . Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Schedule:

7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, 30 minute unpaid meal break

This position may occasionally be asked to work hours in excess of the normal work shift, including nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Additional Information:

Must have a valid Wisconsin Driver's license, a motor vehicle record which meets UW Risk Management Standards, and maintain ability to drive State of Wisconsin owned vehicles.

How to Apply:

To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Applicants must upload a resume and cover letter.

We will also require contact information for three professional references, one of which must be your current supervisor. We will not contact your current supervisor without advance notice.

In your cover letter please describe the following:
1. Your experience with moving furniture, window washing, assisting trade workers, and maintenance.
2. Your experience with landscaping, custodial, farm, or construction work.
3. Your experience with equipment and hand tools.

A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists.

In the event you are required to work in or around animal facilities, you will be enrolled in the appropriate medical surveillance program.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of your appointment, and maintain eligibility without sponsorship throughout your appointment.


Cinthya Canicoba
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: *****, STS: *****) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Facilities Technician I(FP029)



Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jun 8 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 23 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

Job ID: 2682735228444112991

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