FACILITIES REPAIR WORKER
JOB NO.: 103859-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: FP&M PP SERVICES GROUND
Categories: Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Plant Sciences
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 103859
Working Title: FACILITIES REPAIR WORKER
Official Title: FAC REPAIR WORKER(76125)
Hiring Department: A717080-FACILITIES PLNG AND MGMT/FP&M PP SERVICES GROUND
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
Under the general supervision of the Buildings and Grounds Supervisor this position is primarily responsible for routine preventive maintenance, minor repair of grounds equipment and completion of landscape construction projects.
This position also operates all Grounds related vehicles and power equipment; including end loaders, back hoes, skid steers, and various hand held equipment. Work involves heavy manual labor and is performed independently and occasionally under adverse weather conditions. This position will also direct the work of temporary employees and carry out experimental work for research using new techniques and materials.
As part of an overall sustainability initiative UW Grounds is committed to developing a Best Management Practice program base on sustainable and environmentally responsible methods of turf management. This position shall aid in additional record keeping, equipment calibration and training a successful BMP program requires.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Physical Plant, is committed to the highest standards of customer relation's 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.
Commercial Driver's License With Air Brake Endorsement
7am-3:30pm, Monday through Friday, 30 min unpaid lunch break
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the "Apply Online" button to start the application process.
Starting pay is based on experience and qualifications, with a minimum starting rate of $15.15 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).
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: Jan 23 2018 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Feb 6 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time