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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 273165-US
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Operations and General Maintenance

Job Summary:

This position services and maintains classrooms, works with campus partners on facility and equipment operations and repairs. This position assists all areas within the Art Department and insures the equipment and facilities in the department are safe and operational. The Art Department's inventory includes furnaces, kilns, foundry and other mechanical and electrical devices that require repair and preventative maintenance. This position is responsible for the handling of solvents, specialized chemicals for print and photo processes and their disposal. Additionally, this position is the building manager for the instructional, research and general spaces at the UW Art Lofts and the area occupied by the Art Department in the Humanities Building and maintains safety and fire protocols, member of the safety committee for the Art Department.

Responsibilities: 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.
  • 40% Utilizes specialized equipment to repair and maintain complex machinery, equipment, and facility property to prevent further damage and ensure optimal operation
  • 15% Performs routine and non-routine facility inspections and monitors cleanliness
  • 10% Troubleshoots, escalates, and documents issues according to established policies and procedures
  • 10% Receives, inspects, inventories, and distributes deliveries independently to appropriate entities
  • 5% Assists trades, crafts, vendors, and technical staff with construction, design, and operational maintenance as needed
  • 5% Department supply ordering for instruction and operation
  • 5% Construction and installation of equipment and space modification
  • 5% Movement of materials and equipment
  • 5% Participates in departmental safety committee and maintains safety and fire protocols
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


H.S. Diploma


Previous experience in equipment repair and service, facility management required.

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, 7:30 - 4:00 (adjustable depending on needs)

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $21.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

How to Apply:

Please apply through the portal and submit a CV/resume, letter of interest and a list of three professional references.


Timothy Mccarty
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Facilities Technician III(FP031)



Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other basis as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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