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Facilities Repair Worker

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Posting Date

12/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Facilities Repair Worker
UW System Title:  Facilities Repair Worker - Advanced 

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and the primary responsibilities of this position include 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.
  • Estimate, source, and order materials.
  • Perform repair of broken chairs, desks, and miscellaneous equipment.
  • Perform woodworking tasks.
  • Operate tools of the woodworking trades according to professional standards.
  • Paint a variety of surfaces with a good working knowledge of paint products.
  • Stain and varnish cabinets and woodwork with 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, window coverings and broken windows.
  • Investigate roof leaks and make repairs.
  • Diagnose and maintain shop equipment.
  • Analyze situations and recommend solutions.
  • 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 necessary 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 at time of application 
  • 2 years experience in carpentry or commercial maintenance 
  • Possession of or eligible to obtain a valid Wisconsin driver’s license upon appointment
  • Ability to operate, test, and/or repair machinery and basic mechanical equipment 
  • Ability to maintain electronic records of daily activities performed and inventory data
  • Technical skills related to carpentry, plumbing, electricity, construction remodeling, and/or door and lock repair
  • Thorough knowledge of power tools, equipment, and safety methods 
  • Knowledge of basic welding and/or metal cutting tasks 

  • Associates degree in carpentry or the building trades.


  • Physical strength and stamina to perform required work, including being able to bend, stoop, kneel, climb, lift up to 50 lbs, and work on feet for long periods of time
    Ability to climb and work at considerable heights and in confined spaces under adverse conditions

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, computer, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

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.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.


Hourly salary range of $18.36 - 19.36.

This position will earn an additional $0.60 per hour for all weekend hours worked and an additional $0.45 per hour for all hours worked between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.

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 "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Facilities Repair Worker"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • 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" to 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, January 18, 2021.

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 University Police 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.