Facilities Repair Worker Advanced

Cert #: 4196

Residence Life Facilities

Posting Date:12/5/2012

There is a Facilities Repair Worker - Advanced transfer opportunity available in Residence Life Facilities for current state employees. The work schedule for this full-time, year-round position is Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The position description is available below. 

If you are interested in transferring as a permissive transfer candidate (current state employees in pay range 03-12 or counterpart) submit a resume with three supervisory references to Rebecca Rupnow, HR&D, 800 W. Main St., Hyer 330, Whitewater, WI 53190; email RupnowRD02@uww.edu; or fax 262-472-5668.


This position provides routine and complex maintenance and repair work for the residence halls, assuming a first responder role to a wide variety of maintenance issues.  Duties will include facilities repair, preventative maintenance and grounds / landscaping. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Residence Life – Facilities. The normal schedule for this position is 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 
60% A.Residence Life Facilities Maintenance and Repair
A1. Build, repair, and remove walls including installing and repairing drywall or plaster
A2. Install flooring including laying tile, carpet and cove base.  Make flooring repairs as needed.
A3. Install ceiling tile (including grid work), make necessary repairs.
A4. Install and repair window glass, rollers, and frames.
A5. Repair and install screens. 
A6. Repair, remove, and install furniture, shelves, bookcases, cabinets or desk.
A7. Install, repair toilet partitions.
A8. Repair doors, panels, frames, auto closures and hinges.  
A9. Repair or replace damaged or broken closet curtains and drapery rods. 
A10.Hang bulletin boards, mirrors, pictures, etc
A11.Check, maintain and repair stairwell handrails.
A12.Basic carpentry – including the conversion of storage areas into usable spaces and boxing in HVAC units
A13.Prepare interior and exterior walls, ceilings, floors, and other surfaces for painting.
A14.Fill cracks, holes, and joints with caulk putty, plaster, or other filler, using caulking gun or putty knife.
A15.Apply primer materials.
A16.Paint surfaces, using brushes, spray gun, or rollers.
A17.Cut stencils, brush and spray lettering and decorations on surfaces.
A18.Sand surfaces between coats and polish final coat to specified finish.
A19.Mix and match colors of paint, stain, or varnish.
A20.Erect scaffolding or set up ladders to work above ground level.
A21.Inspect kitchen equipment, including refrigeration, and electrical rooms.
A22.Coordinate small projects (e.g., room remodeling, installation of bike lockers,framing in of HVAC units).
A23.Assist the Facilities Maintenance Specialists or HVAC Specialist - Advance  with HVAC repairs (e.g., installation of air conditioner units, water softeners, maintenance on air compressors, etc.). 
A24.Perform preventative maintenance and minor repair to mechanical systems
A25.Perform basic plumbing repairs as directed
A26.Perform basic electrical repairs as directed
A27.Fabricating new signage, mounting and replacing
20% B.Residence Life Facilities Grounds Maintenance
B1.Maintain Residence Life grounds and landscaping using a variety of tools, equipment and methods.
B2.Interview, hire, train and supervise a summer student Grounds Crew.  These student workers perform and take care of the Residence Life grounds operation during the months of mid May to the end of August.
B3.Instruct student’s on job safety, lifting and small power tool operation.
B4.Plan the labor and materials needed for grounds maintenance; procuring equipment and supplies; assuring the safe operation of equipment and tools by           staff; maintaining records and preparing reports for the supervisor;
B5.Use and operate a variety of grounds keeping equipment, such as riding and push mowers, rakes, edging tools, shears, manual and power saws, snow    blowers, chainsaws, snow plows, fork-lifts, boom trucks, scissors lift or hydraulic    bucket lift.
B6.Mow, trim, rake, edge, aerate, water, top dress, seed, and sod grass.
B7.Plant and prune trees and shrubs, plant and maintain flower beds.
B8.Maintain grounds equipment
B9.Pick up and dispose of litter and other debris from assigned grounds area.

10% E.Campus Safety Maintenance
C1.Replace broken glass in fire exit boxes and pull boxes.
C2.Replace discharged fire extinguishers.
C3.Repair or replace malfunctioning hall and room smoke detectors.
C4.Repair or replace exit signs.
C5.Run emergency generator for testing.
C6.Reset alarm systems
C7.Maintain security lighting and equipment.

5% C.Locksmith Assistant
D1.Assist with the cutting of keys, setting up cores and key core repairs.
D2.Update the Keystone Key Management system
D3.Install and repair locks and hardware
D4.Serve on the Locksmith Duty rotation
D5.Perform repairs on the campus online wireless electronic lock access system.
D6.Assist as directed under the direction of the campus locksmith

5% F.Miscellaneous Duties
E1.Complete necessary work order documentation
E2.Each August, this position provides training to the in hall staff (Complex Directors, Assistant Complex Directors & Complex Assistants) in regards to dealing with facilities emergencies (e.g., water shut off points for sinks, toilets, and sprinkler systems). 
E3.Maintain an inventory of parts, tools and equipment and to ensure that they are in proper and safe working condition.
E4.Requisition supplies and recommend equipment to purchase to maintain the Residence Halls.
E5.Operate vehicles and equipment (trucks, lifts, snow blowers, lawn mowers, etc.)

This position may be assigned to participate in the Emergency On-Call System.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work collaboratively with students, co-workers, staff and supervisors 
Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds 
Ability to provide customer service, treating internal and external customers with respect 
A valid Wisconsin Driver’s License required or the ability to obtain upon hire 
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds 
Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, standing for long periods, stooping, kneeling and walking significant distances. 
Ability to operate and maintain equipment such sanders, hand/table saws, planers, paint sprayers and other various pieces of powered equipment and various hand tools. 
Ability to operate push and riding lawn mowers and various landscaping equipment
Ability to maintain and enhance Residence Life grounds and landscapes   
Ability to operate snow blowers  
Ability to work with blueprints 
Ability to use welding equipment 
Knowledge of computerized maintenance management software