Under the general supervision of the Grounds Supervisor, this position works as a member of the UW-Madison, Grounds Asphalt/Concrete Construction Crew. Primary asphalt duties involve inspecting, maintaining, repairing, replacing, and constructing new asphalt structures to include all the asphalt roads, parking lots, and bike paths on the UW-Madison Campus. Follow blueprints to proper size and grades required for forming grade surface and new construction of existing asphalt for proper grade, crown, and pitch. Prepare for proper sub-base and compaction. Primary concrete duties include inspecting, maintaining, repairing, and installing new concrete sidewalks, curbs, steps, pads, etc. Remove old material, set forms to grade, pour concrete, and finish surfaces as necessary. Install and maintain outdoor signs and fences, and participate in the snow removal operation.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Physical Plant, Grounds Department, is committed to the highest standard of customer relations principles for its customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers and fellow staff members. This position will function as a work team leader directing co-workers in job related duties.
Must possess, or have the ability to obtain within six months or prior to passing probation, a Commercial Driver's License with air brake and tank endorsement(s), which meets the UW Risk Management Standards, and maintain ability to drive State of Wisconsin vehicles.
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Starting pay is based on experience and qualifications, with a minimum starting rate of $17.32 an hour.
Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.
In your cover letter please describe the following:
1. Your experience with snow removal, and working outdoors.
2. Your experience with landscape installations. (i.e. grading, seeding, sodding) Please include professional or personal experience.
3. Your experience with motorized equipment and handtools.
4. Your experience with hardscape installations. (i.e. asphalt, concrete, block walls, or flat block)