Maintenance Technician III

Job description

Overview and Responsibilities

The Maintenance Technician III is responsible for performing a variety of manual and technical work specifically related to the repair and maintenance of Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) facilities. This position reports to the Facilities Manager.



  • Perform general maintenance (e.g., plumbing, mechanical, HVAC, electrical, grounds and construction activities) for all College facilities.
  • Construct new or modify existing facilities.
  • Install and maintain stud walls (including finishing and painting), ceiling tile and grid, cove base, and carpet.
  • Repair, install, modify, renovate, or remove equipment owned or operated by CVTC.
  • Install and maintain building door hardware such as closers, hinges, locks, etc.
  • Plumbing repair and maintenance.
  • Perform general maintenance work including, but not limited to, snow removal (sweeping and shoveling sidewalks and plowing parking lots), repairing roofs, etc.
  • Provide set-up assistance and support for program and campus events.
  • Provide coverage during normal shift for custodial work as needed (e.g., clean areas, arrange furniture, etc.).
  • Respond to customer requests in a timely and professional manner (e.g., clean spills, unlock doors, deliver supplies, set-up rooms, etc.).

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of commercial/industrial maintenance functions in the areas of carpentry, electrical, HVAC/plumbing, and general.
  • Advanced skill in operation and maintenance of tools and equipment related to facility maintenance.
  • Excellent customer services skills and the ability to create a pleasant learning and working environment for students and staff.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment such as snowplows and forklifts.
  • Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
  • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
  • Ability to value diversity by recognizing personal biases, adapting to culturally diverse situations, and demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
  • Basic skills with technology including software programs for communication including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Outlook.
  • Ability to be available for evening and weekend hours.
  • Technical diploma in a post-secondary building trades program.
  • Journeyworker credential in a related trade (e.g., plumbing, electrician, construction, etc.) and two years of occupational experience as a journeyworker preferred.
  • If not a journeyworker, minimum of five years of occupational experience in industrial, commercial, or educational facilities.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record, including meeting all requirements as indicated by CVTC’s insurance carrier.
  • Ability to obtain CVTC forklift and scissor lift certification.


In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Benefits Summary
  • Health insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents with attached Health Savings Account (HSA) and wellness incentive
  • Dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)
  • 403(b) tax deferred annuity program
  • 457(b) deferred compensation plan
  • Section 125 flexible spending accounts
  • Paid vacation, personal, and sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition reimbursement (eligibility requirements apply)
  • Professional development

Generally, with the exception of tuition reimbursement, benefits eligibility begins on the first date of employment (i.e., there is no waiting period).



CVTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711




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Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 6/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time