Job no: 228290-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance

Position Summary:

This position analyzes workload and resources to schedule a wide variety of work for a Physical Plant shop(s). The type of work includes breakdown maintenance, preventive maintenance, renovation, major repair, and minor construction. The Physical Plant is responsible for all types of facility work and the shop(s) may be comprised of one or more trades or disciplines (i.e., carpentry, paint, mason, steamfitter, plumber, electrical, maintenance mechanic, machine, sheetmetal, lock, digital controls, etc.). The position develops the short and long-term resourcing plans and schedules, tracks shop execution, and prepares metrics and reports.

This position will be under the general direction of the Shop Supervisor, Department of Maintenance. The position will receive community management through the Maintenance Department Scheduler.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

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.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree with major studies in facility management, construction, or related field preferred, or two-years of relevant experience working with trades classifications and/or functions including tools and materials, and task specific sequencing required for maintenance, repairs and preventive tasks.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least 1 year experience working with trades classifications and/or functions including tools and materials, and task specific sequencing required for maintenance, repairs and preventive tasks.

Demonstrated proficient use of various computer programs including and/or equivalent to Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Google Mail, reporting tools, web application systems and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) / Integrated Work Management Systems (IWMS).

Additional Information:

- Ability to understand construction logic and sequencing of complex work.
- Ability to develop critical path for work.
- Proficiency in work scheduling.
- General understanding of facility maintenance processes.
- Knowledge of multiple facilities maintenance trades.
- Proficiency in a wide range of software programs and databases.
- Knowledge of an Integrated Work Management System (IWMS) principles and functionality, such as data input/ output, querying data, and report generation.
- Must have a broad knowledge of the material acquisition processes.
- Must be skilled in written and oral communication.
- Knowledge and understanding of the delivery of maintenance products and services (service work, preventive maintenance, renovation, construction).
- Ability to exercise a strong sense of priority and time management to effectively track the progress of multiple projects to ensure timely completion.
- Ability to maintain a professional and service oriented relationship with customers and coworkers.
- Ability to develop metrics and reports.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $51,500 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position you will need to upload a resume and cover letter. We will also require contact information for three professional references, one of which must be your current supervisor. We will not contact your current supervisor without advance notice.

A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists.

In the event you are required to work in or around animal facilities, you will be enrolled in the appropriate medical surveillance program.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.


Dawn Bierman
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Oct 21 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 23 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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