Career Opportunities

Facilities Management

Facilites Repair Worker - Advanced

Posting Date

3/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Title:  Facilities Repair Worker - Advanced

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and is responsible for the performance of general facilities maintenance and minor remodeling work to campus buildings and equipment. In addition, this position will perform preventative maintenance to building structures, including cosmetic and/or decorative improvements. This position will provide professional advice with materials and time required to complete various tasks, read blueprints, and follow MSDS recommendations and requirements. This position will also perform mechanical and carpentry repair work, painting, woodworking, train student and/or LTE staff, direct/coordinate student and/or LTE work, and maintain inventory and supplies.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Guide and direct student and/or LTE staff on various construction projects.
  • Maintain inventory of carpentry supplies.
  • Build required items according to specifications and/or from rough plans.
  • Assist in remodeling building structures such as: demolish existing walls and reconstruct new walls using commercial carpentry standards, prepare walls to receive paint, caulk and seal, remove debris and vacuum as needed.
  • Estimate, source, and order materials.
  • Perform repair on broken chairs, desks, and miscellaneous equipment.
  • Perform woodworking tasks and operate tools of the trade according to professional standards.
  • Paint a variety of surfaces using a good working knowledge of paint products.
  • Stain and varnish cabinets and woodwork usng a good working knowledge of stain products.
  • Hang and finish drywall.
  • Perform door and lock repairs.
  • Replace and install new cabinets, countertops, and edges.
  • Repair and install new ceilings and floor coverings.
  • Repair broken window frames and coverings.
  • Investigate roof leaks and make repairs.
  • Diagnose and maintain shop equipment.
  • Determine repairs that can be done by UWGB staff and repairs that require outside repair.
  • Maintain accurate TMA time sheet and work order records of daily repairs.
  • Operate acetylene and electric welders as needed to make repairs and perform building maintenance. Weld broken parts and equipment.
  • Fabricate metal projects from plans.
  • Build forms, pour, and finish concrete.
  • Prepare and install interior and exterior signs.
  • Support fire alarm testing.
  • Operate University vehicles in a safe manner.
  • Caulk windows, doors, and other spaces.
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on various equipment.
  • Assist with the layout of athletic fields, parking lots, and roadway stripping.



  • High School Diploma
  • 1 year experience in carpentry or commercial maintenance repairs to buildings
  • Possession of or eligibility to obtain a valid driver's license upon appointment


  • Associates degree or 2 years work experience in carpentry or maintenance field

The successful candidate will have exceptional oral, written, interpersonal, organizational, time-management, computer, proofreading, and customer service skills; the ability to communicate with diverse constituents; and the willingness to work independently, as well as part of a collaborative team. This position requires the ability to manage multiple deadlines, projects, and priorities with attention to detail and exceptional accuracy; show excellent judgment, including sensitivity to personal and confidential information; and demonstrate flexibility and the ability to adapt to ongoing change. Good work habits, such as attendance, punctuality, accountability, thoroughness, and resourcefulness, are essential for this position.

Conditions of Appointment

Position is a full-time University Staff appointment. The work hours for this position will be 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. A criminal conviction investigation and pre-work screen examination will be conducted on the finalist(s). A six-month probationary period is required for this position. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Hourly salary of $16.16

This position is not exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "14184"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Facilities Repair Worker - Advanced"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Human Resources
Phone: (920) 465-2390

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, April 9, 2018.

Note: 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).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.