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Facilities Management

Facilities Technician III

Posting Date

10/14/2021 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Title:  Facilities Technician III

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and inspects, maintains, and repairs specialized equipment and facilities to ensure property meets established standards and to prevent further damage. Assists with construction, design and operational maintenance as needed. The position will also be responsible for the maintenance and repair of general plumbing fixtures and components. Performs preventative maintenance door and lock repairs and other seasonal activities as directed.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Utilizes equipment to repair and maintain standard machinery, equipment, and facility property to prevent further damage and ensure optimal operation.
  • Performs routine facility inspections and monitors cleanliness.
  • Troubleshoots, escalates, and documents issues according to established policies and procedures.
  • Assists trades, crafts, vendors, and technical staff with construction, design, and operational maintenance.
  • Repair and maintenance of general plumbing fixtures and components. In addition, this position performs preventative maintenance and building repairs and other seasonal activities to the campus building. 
  • Assists with the maintenance, and repair of locksets, doors, keys, and all related hardware issue.


  • High School Diploma at time of application
  • 2 year experience in the general plumbing, mechanical, building, door and lock repair in a commercial setting 
  • Possession of or eligibility to obtain a valid driver's license upon appointment
  • Knowledge of plumbing repair and maintenance
  • Thorough knowledge of tools, equipment and safety methods used in the performance of the job
  • Basic knowledge of welding and metal cutting tasks

  • Associates degree or 5 years of work experience in commercial plumbing or maintenance area, including the repair of doors and locks
  • Experience in common cause of mechanical failures, structural and mechanical diagnostic and repair procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of power and hand tools, equipment, and safety methods
  • Experience with welding and metal cutting tasks
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, including lockout/tag out and confined space entry
  • Strong organization skills and ability to effectively prioritize workloads and maintain accurate records
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications


  • 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, 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

The ability to work evening, early morning hours, and weekends in the event of an emergency.

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.


Minimum hourly salary of $21.00. 

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 "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Facilities Technician III"
    • 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, November 7, 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.