Job no: 228382-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: FP&M/PP O&M/PM & ASSET MGMT
Location: Madison
Categories: Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance

Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Asset Program Manager or Shop Supervisor, Department of Maintenance, Physical Plant, this position will be responsible for life cycle management of facilities asset data. The position will support the development, implementation, and quality assurance of preventive maintenance activities for those assets. The position will conduct condition assessments of facilities, facility systems, and equipment. The data is managed in an Integrated Work Management System (IWMS -currently AssetWorks).

The University of Wisconsin, Facilities Planning and Management, is committed to the highest standard of customer relations' principals for its customers, fellow staff member, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers and fellow staff members.

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.

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's or Associates degree preferred; or, 3 years of progressive relevant experience working with facilities maintenance, management system, preventative maintenance or related experience.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Two years facilities maintenance or related work management system experience related to, but not limited to facility condition assessment, asset data collection, data management and preventive maintenance. Proficiency in a wide range of software programs and databases including Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel or spreadsheet software and an integrated work management system.

Additional Information:

- Proficiency in a wide range of software programs and databases including the Microsoft Office suite with emphasis on Excel or spreadsheet software.
- Ability to perform database queries of assets to ensure the integrity of the data.
- Assist in the location, survey, condition evaluation, and identification of new and existing mechanical, electrical and plumbing assets and systems.
- Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methods of facility life cycle management.
- Skill in process improvement, process implementation, and testing.
- Knowledge of Preventive Maintenance activities and the ability to Review plans, specifications, etc. to identify assets for inclusion in the preventive maintenance program.
- Knowledge of condition-based maintenance management.
- Ability to perform cost benefit analysis.
- Knowledge of project management, project estimating, work plan preparation and project change control concept.
- Knowledge of data collection, forecasting, modeling and analysis techniques.
- Ability to maintain professional and service-oriented relationships.
- 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.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $51,300 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:


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

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

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).

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Applications Open: Nov 5 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 1 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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