Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 220758-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Information Systems/Technology, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific, Other

Position Summary:

The Electronics Technician plays an important role in the equipment repair shop of a large and busy department. In addition to managing the repair shop activities, the incumbent is responsible for diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and fabricating complex electronic equipment used for research, instruction, and outreach activities.

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:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Ability to work well with a variety of individuals including faculty, staff, and graduate students in a professional manner.
- Ability to work independently with strong organizational skills.
- Experience with diagnosing technical problems in appliances and hardware.
- Basic understanding of digital and analog circuitry.
- Familiarity with machining and working with hand tools.
- Knowledge of general repair strategies.
- Ability to interpret basic mechanical blueprints and electrical schematics.
- Ability to lift up to 75 pounds with or without accommodation.



Work Schedule:

Standard hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with some flexibility.
Schedule will be determined upon hire.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $20.23 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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

For questions on the position, contact Char Horsfall, chorsfall@wisc.edu , 608-262-5927.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter and resume. You will also need to provide a document listing three references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the type of relevant work experience listed above.


Marc Willadsen
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. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

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: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Apr 1 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 2 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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