Maintenance Mechanic

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

LOCATION:  Green Bay campus

STANDARD HOURS40 hours per week. Typical hours Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; with flexibility required to include afternoon and Saturday rotation.


*Current benefit eligible employees will be placed within the pay range based on their current rate/range.


Location:  Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Human Resources, 2740 West Mason Street,  Green Bay, WI  54307-9042. All postings are considered current and available until removed from the website.


Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry.



Perform work involving the skills of a variety of maintenance occupations to keep mechanical equipment, and the structure of the establishment in repair.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Perform preventive maintenance on all equipment, facilities vehicles and buildings to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, online sources, technical manuals, manufacturer support as necessary.
  • Interior maintenance including; lighting, interior finishes, painting, electrical, cabling, furniture issues, etc.
  • Exterior maintenance; general grounds work, snow removal, building envelope maintenance, painting, etc.
  • Troubleshoot problems when work requests are submitted and correct deficiencies to the customer’s satisfaction college-wide.
  • Safety First operation of vehicles and grounds equipment, with all work being completed per applicable safety regulations and applicable building codes.
  • Written, Oral, and Electronic communication to keep teammates and management informed about project status, equipment repairs, general building concerns and crises as they arise.
  • Construction/Capital Project Support as it relates to new construction as well as renovations to existing buildings
  • Building systems work including: building automation, security system, fire alarm system as well as work order, Inventory, and PM systems.
  • Understanding of HVAC systems.  Repair and maintenance of these systems


Competency Statement(s)

  • Values - Demonstrate behaviors and action that support the College’s values - Customer Focus, Everyone Has Worth, Passion and Inspiration, Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Results and Accountability, Valuing Talent and Well Being, and Ethics.
  • Student Success – Demonstrate behaviors and actions that support student recruitment, retention, and student success initiatives.
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, socio-economic background, or job type.

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
  • Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.


Education: Minimum of an apprenticeship or Associate's Degree in appropriate related area, HVAC/R preferred.
Experience: Minimum of two year of related experience, HVAC/R preferred.

**An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.

Computer Skills

  • General computer literacy to use Microsoft Office Suite and the Internet.
  • Familiarity with computer-based systems including: Building Automation, Fire and Security systems as well as maintenance and work order management.


Other Requirements

  • Mechanical aptitude, hands-on experience in general plumbing, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical building operations. Obtain professional development and additional training to keep abreast of all current information relating to building, grounds, and equipment maintenance. Ability to respond to emergency maintenance situations after normal hours.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the District’s standard insurance policy terms.
  • This position works a rotating shift covering some evenings and some Saturdays. These shifts are shared by all the mechanics.