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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 24, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Job no: 238377-US
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Transportation Services

Position Summary:

This position provides routine preventive maintenance, repair, and logistic support to the Transportation Services Fleet Garage. Under general supervision of the Automotive Shop Supervisor, responsibilities include: general maintenance of fleet vehicles, repair work on a variety of fleet vehicles and other motor Vehicles, and service calls for vehicle distress.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Transportation Services department is committed to the highest standard of customer relations 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.

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:

No minimum years required.

License or Certificate:

Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver's license, have a motor vehicle record that meets UW Risk Management standards, and maintain ability to drive State of Wisconsin owned vehicles.

Additional Information:

UW Fleet Garage supplies all hand tools, tool box, and any other specialized tools needed. No personally owned tools are permitted in the work place.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
1. Knowledge of various types and grades of lubricants and appropriate application for each; motor, transmission, power steering, brake, and greases.
2. Ability to follow manufacturers guidelines and service manuals for various automotive equipment.
3. Ability to use hand tools in making simple mechanical repairs.
4. Ability to perform various tests using test equipment and ability to interpret readings.
5. Ability to operate motor vehicles, knowledge of driving laws and rules of the road.
6. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
7. Ability to perform heavy tasks including lifting up to 75 pounds, standing, bending, stooping, twisting, squatting, kneeling, and other motions for extended periods of time.
8. Ability to work under adverse weather conditions such as severe cold, extreme heat, rain, dust, snow; and ice, as the majority of the work is performed outdoors.



Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday:6:00am-2:30pm with a 30 minute unpaid lunch

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $16.00 HOURLY
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.

Must possess a valid Wisconsin Driver's License that meets UW Risk Management Standards and maintain ability to drive State of Wisconsin owned vehicles.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to this position including your work experience in the following, if applicable:
- Vehicle repair and maintenance
- Automotive repair software
- Snow removal (by hand or machine)


Lisa Raetzman
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:

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: .

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: Aug 2 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 22 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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