Moraine Park Technical College

  • Maintenance Mechanic

    Job Locations US-WI-Fond du Lac
    Post Start Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Req No.
    Internal or Internal/External
    Finance & Administrative Services - Building & Grounds
    Weeks Per Year
    Summary of Work Schedule - Academic
    Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Total Hours/Week - Academic
    Summary of Work Schedule - Summer
    Monday through Thursday 6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Total Hours/Week - Summer
    Wage Grade/Pay Rate
    Hiring Range
    2018-19 Support: S5 - $22.09 - $26.00
  • Overview

    Applications are being accepted for a full-time Maintenance Mechanic at Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac campus. This is a skilled work requiring the capability of performing at the journeyman level in several of the building trades skills. Work is independently performed and involves leading other maintenance/housekeeping staff. Duties require the use of considerable initiative and judgement in determining the nature of repairs needed and in developing appropriate work methods and procedures.


    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.

    2. Operate, adjust, maintain, service and repair boilers, valves, circulating pumps, air handling equipment, air conditioning equipment and DDC and pneumatic controls.

    3. Detect, troubleshoot, and solve electrical problems on equipment and controls. Test and repair electrical circuits, panels, fire / security alarm systems, and run temporary power for special events. Coordinate power outages for construction purposes. Repair and service electrical motors and emergency generators.

    4. Install and maintain water and sewage lines, high pressure air lines and other related plumbing duties.

    5. Assist with planning and performing minor construction or remodeling projects. Determine amount of materials, supplies and labor needed.

    6. Repair and remodel facilities, to include painting, drywall, vinyl wall covering and the moving of furniture and equipment.

    7. Fabricate and weld metal projects.

    8. Provide a safe environment for staff and students by assisting with cleaning the campus of snow and ice using appropriate methods.

    9. Operate and manage energy management computer system.

    10. Other duties as assigned.


    1. High school diploma required.

    2. Completion of a trade’s apprenticeship program required; completion of a certificate program or an associate’s degree in HVAC/Refrigeration preferred.

    3. Four years of experience in building and grounds maintenance or in the building trades.

    4. Any combination of equivalent training and experience which demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    5. Thorough knowledge of building and grounds maintenance equipment, tools, and procedures.

    6. Experience and expertise in several of the building trade’s skills such as carpentry, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, refrigeration, welding and electrical work.

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

    8. Ability to plan and develop appropriate work methods and procedures to accomplish difficult or specialized projects.

    9. Ability to lift 80 lbs.

    10. Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding desired.

    11. Possession of a valid Wisconsin driver's license, with an acceptable motor vehicle record.

    12. 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.


    Benefits Summary

    WI Retirement

    Group Life Insurance

    Group Health 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


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