The Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center (WCIC) building is a 100,000 square foot agricultural biotechnology/greenhouse complex. The building houses the state-of-the-art transgenic plant laboratories and greenhouses which will support unprecedented scientific advancement opportunities and improve plants for humans, livestock, and the environment. Under the general direction of the Facilities Manager, this position will perform maintenance on equipment, HVAC, and electronic systems as well as clerical, safety, and housekeeping duties as assigned for the operation of the Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center and its staff.
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff. At CALS, we acknowledge that bias, prejudice, racism and hate have historically occurred in many forms that cause significant and lasting harm to members of our community. We commit to taking actions each day toward a college that is inclusive and welcoming to all.
Inspects, maintains, and repairs basic equipment and facilities to ensure property meets established standards and to prevent further damage. Assists with construction, and operational maintenance as needed.
40% Utilizes equipment to repair and maintain standard machinery, equipment, and facility property to prevent further damage and ensure optimal operation
30% Performs routine facility inspections and monitors cleanliness
20% Troubleshoots, escalates, and documents issues according to established policies and procedures
5% Receives, inspects, inventories, and distributes deliveries to appropriate entities under general supervision
5% Assists trades, crafts, vendors, and technical staff with construction, design, and operational maintenance as needed
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.
-Normal hours are 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday -Rotating on-call with lead facilities tech which will include weekends and sometimes holidays
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $21.30 HOURLY Depending on Qualifications Actual pay will depend on experience and qualifications. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.
-A criminal background check will be required -A probationary period will be required
How to Apply:
To begin the application process please click on the `Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly describing your interest in the position and relevant qualifications and contact information for three professional references.
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 University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.