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Facilities Management

Facilities Repair Worker (Sheboygan Campus)

Posting Date

5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Title:  Facilities Repair Worker - Advanced

Essential Job Functions

Under the general supervision of the Director for Facilities Planning & Management and daily direction by the Buildings and Grounds Supervisor, this position performs general maintenance and repair to facilities, grounds, and equipment for UW Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus.  This position will be the second responder to after-hours emergency calls regarding fire alarms, lockouts, plumbing emergencies, and power outages.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Repair door components such as panic hardware, closers, hinges, locksets, and weather stripping.
  • Inspect, repair, and maintain campus grounds equipment including tractors, mowers, forklifts, snow removal equipment, etc.
  • Secondarily to the Facilities Maintenance Specialist, perform preventative maintenance such as changing filters, lubricate bearings, and replace belts and sheaves.
  • Perform carpentry, masonry, painting, electrical, and plumbing tasks below the Journeyman level.
  • Maintain, adjust, and replace electrical devices such as motors, switches, outlets, etc. and plumbing devices such as gaskets, valves, aerators, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on fleet vehicles, snow and lawn equipment, air compressors, generators, etc.
  • Clear roofs and chiller condenser coils of debris.
  • Assist Facilities Maintenance Specialist in performing repairs or replacement of HVAC components.
  • Clean kitchen refrigeration equipment.
  • Clean reflectors, change bulbs and ballasts for light fixtures.
  • Requisition supplies through the Buildings and Grounds Supervisor.
  • Occasionally perform custodial work or room set-ups.
  • Perform grounds keeping tasks including planting, mowing, weeding, watering, tree and shrub trimming, and snow removal.
  • Operate campus grounds equipment including tractors, mowers, forklifts, snow removal equipment, etc.
  • In collaboration with the Buildings and Grounds Supervisor, perform work on the fire alarm system, energy management system, and electronic access system.
  • Act as second responder to after-hours emergency calls regarding fire alarms, lockouts, plumbing emergencies, power outages, or other issues requiring response to campus.



  • High school diploma at time of application
  • 1 year of related experience
  • Possession of or eligibility to obtain a valid driver's license upon appointment


  • 2 years of maintenance and repair experience with building systems
  • Working knowledge of commercial maintenance equipment

  • 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

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 primary work hours for this position will be 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday but will require early mornings or late evenings for seasonal work or specialty events. 

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 of $17.00.

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 "Job Search" screen,

  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Facilities Repair Worker (Sheboygan Campus)"
    • 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 Sunday, August 11, 2019.

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.