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Buildings and Grounds Maintenance Technician

Moraine Park Technical College

Location US-WI-Fond du Lac
Posted 275 days ago -
Type: Full-Time Permanent
Reference ID: 2019-1568



Applications are being accepted for a full-time Buildings & Grounds Maintenance Technician at Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac campus. This position's duties involve work requiring the capability of performing a skilled level in several of the building trades. Work is often independently performed but may involve leading other buildings & grounds staff while assisting higher level Maintenance Mechanics on projects as necessary. The position is also responsible for leading and maintaining the shipping and receiving functions.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, initial screening will take place November 11, 2019.


Beginning: Immediately


1. Make periodic inspections of building and grounds to diagnose potential problems and to take necessary action for the prevention of damage or interruption of service. Report conditions to immediate supervisor.

2. Assist and/or perform preventative maintenance (P.M.s.) on major equipment.

3. Operate facilities related systems such as the Bui

4. Repair and remodel facilities to include carpentry/framing, drywall, painting, wall coverings, suspended ceilings, flooring and the moving of furniture and equipment.

5. Landscape work to include tree-trimming, pruning, spraying/weeding, planting, paving and other landscaping tasks as necessary. Operate lawn and landscape equipment and snow removal equipment.

6. Exterior building maintenance including masonry repairs, asphalt maintenance, painting, sheet metal work, roofing repairs and other tasks as necessary.

7. Operate and perform a variety of maintenance functions on college motor-vehicles and housekeeping equipment.

8. Receive packages and shipments, verify merchandise received with purchase order/credit card/purchasing form, verify packing slips to purchase order/credit card purchase form and forward paperwork to Finance Office for payment. Directly contact vendors on any irregularities, problems, incorrect quantities or items, damages, etc. Assist with unloading delivery trucks; including the handling of hazardous materials and chemicals. Package, label and arrange for shipment of outgoing packages via courier or common carrier. Process inter-office mail.

9. Maintain organization and cleanliness within the warehouse office, shipping & receiving area and surplus/storage area consistent with established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental standards.

10. Assemble and install furniture and cabinets. Assist in office moves and room/event setups. Coordinate with Pu

11. Other duties as assigned.


1. High school diploma or equivalent required. Completion of a trade’s apprenticeship program and additional trade certifications are preferred.

2. Four years of experience in building & grounds maintenance or within a building trade such as carpentry, plumbing, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration, welding and electrical work. Experience with commercial flooring, ceiling and roofing work is preferred.

3. Any combination of equivalent training and experience which provides desired knowledge, skills and abilities.

4. Ability to work with others and to communicate in a team environment.

5. Thorough knowledge of and ability to operate building & grounds maintenance equipment, tools, and procedures.

6. Experience in several of the building trades skills such as carpentry, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, welding and electrical work.

7. Ability to recognize, diagnose, and correct mechanical problems. Ability to operate, adjust, repair and control mechanical apparatus found in building operations.

8. Knowledge of computer operations to include experience with energy management systems.

9. Ability to plan and develop appropriate work methods and procedures to accompli

10. Ability to perform physical labor including properly lifting 25 lbs. consistently, up to 80 lbs. individually, and 80+ lbs. with assistance. Also able to identify what type and when to utilize mechanical lifting assistance such as hand cart, pallet jack, or fork lift.

11. Ability to climb stairs, ladders, scaffolding, operate various types of lifts and reach above head in order to work on projects and complete work performed on interior and exterior of campus buildings.

12. Physical ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time. Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, twist and crawl.

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

14. Ability to use hand carts and pallet trucks. Forklift experience preferred; certification within 6 months of employment will be required/provided by college.

15. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.

16. Must possess a valid Wisconsin Driver License, with the ability to pass MPTC’s insurance carrier criteria.



Benefits Summary

WI Retirement

Group Life Insurance


Group Dental Insurance

Group Vision Insurance

Long Term Disability

Paid Vacation

Paid Holidays

Accumulative Sick Leave

Flexible Spending

403(b)/457 Deferred Comp-Voluntary Retirement Savings Program Options

Wellness Program

Professional Development

Educational Assistance

Employee Assistance Program