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Facilities Technician III

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: University Staff

Official Title: Facilities Technician III 
Business Title: Facilities Technician III
Employment Class: University Staff 
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $16.63-$24
FLSA Status: Non-exempt 
Terms of Employment: Full time, continuous 
Position Summary:

Inspects, maintains, and repairs specialized equipment and facilities to ensure property meets established standards and to prevent further damage. Assists with construction, design and operational maintenance as needed.
Must pass a pre-work screen to ensure the ability to perform essential physical functions of the position. Must have a valid WI driver’s license and be authorized to drive a University vehicle upon appointment. This position will require a criminal background investigation.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.


Utilizes specialized equipment to repair and maintain complex machinery, equipment, and facility property to prevent further damage and ensure optimal operation

Performs routine and non-routine facility inspections and monitors cleanliness

Troubleshoots, escalates, and documents issues according to established policies and procedures

Receives, inspects, inventories, and distributes deliveries independently to appropriate entities

Assists trades, crafts, vendors, and technical staff with construction, design, and operational maintenance as needed


Must have sufficient physical flexibility to squat, stoop, crawl under cabinets and other low and confined spaces in order to complete assigned work.

Ability to perform physical labor including: heavy lifting, bending, stooping, twisting and other motions.

Ability to climb stairs, ladders (8 & 10 ft), extension ladders, scaffolding, automated scissor-lift, bucket truck and reach above head in order to work on projects and to complete work performed on interior and exterior of campus buildings.

Physical ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.

Ability to perform duties within extreme hot and cold temperature ranges, dusty and dirty work environments to complete job assignments.

Work experience using and operating a wide variety of hand (e.g. hammers, saws, pry bars) and power tools (e.g. pneumatic hammer, hammer drills, core drills, skill saw, sawzall, block saw, tile cutter, table saw, pneumatic staplers and nailers) to perform construction and demolition projects.

Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

(Essential functions and responsibilities of the position must be able to be performed with or without a reasonable accommodation.)


Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions related to building remodeling and construction.

Experience operating construction equipment to perform demolition and construction (e.g. tractors, backhoe, front-end loader, bucket truck, dump truck, forklift).

Experience working with scaffolding

Experience with forming, pouring and finishing concrete walks, floors, etc.

Experience installing/repairing brick and block masonry walls.

Experience with the install and repair of drywall, ceiling tile, vinyl and ceramic tile.

Ability to read, follow instructions and keep accurate records.

Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

Ability to follow and work within guidelines as established by the department; be prompt and recognize start, break and quitting times.

Ability to organize work, perform work assignments and maintain truck, tools and work area in a clean well organized manner.

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application: resume, contact information for 3 professional references.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by Wednesday, August 10th are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWO Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWO Police Department, at (920) 424-1212 for a paper copy.


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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Reasonable Accommodations

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or