Job description

JOB NO.: 102467-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Arlington

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Other

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 102467


Official Title: FAC MAINT SPEC ADV(76102)

Hiring Department: A078200-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/AG RES STA/ARL

FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $16.55

Job Summary:

The Arlington Agricultural Research Station (AARS) is the largest of 11 UW-Madison research stations. It supports a wide cross section of research and programs for 10 different departments in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). It is estimated that ARS supports over $3 million in research grants. The station consists of approximately 2100 acres of cropland and 14 different crop and livestock units. The AARS staff provide services to CALS researchers which include growing feed for animals, preparing feed rations, performing field operations for crop researchers, removing animal wastes, mowing lawns and research alleyways, trucking, and providing maintenance and repair of facilities and field and research equipment.

This position is primarily responsible for providing complex mechanical maintenance and repair work to manure handling systems and building equipment while working under general supervision. This position works independently to troubleshoot problems by diagnosing the problem, determining alternatives to remedy the problem, making a recommendation on the best method to solve the problem and making the repair. Other responsibilities include heavy equipment and complex farm equipment operation. This position also assists in preventive maintenance and repair of equipment and machines.


Driver's License

Schedule Comment:

Monday through Friday 8:00AM- 4:30PM.
Occasional extra hours during week, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Will have to work overtime or irregular hours during certain times of the year.


Mike Bertram
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

To apply, you will be asked to submit a resume. If you would like, you may also submit a cover letter. Your resume or cover letter should include the following: state if you have a valid driver's license and/or CDL, or if you will be able to obtain a Class A CDL within 6 months of hire. Also, explicitly state in your resume or cover letter the amount of experience you have in working on manure pumps and pumping systems.

In addition, you will be asked to provide three references within the application process.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 13 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 30 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 7/14/2017
Application Due: 7/31/2017
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