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Facilities Maintenance Worker

University of Dubuque

1 Positions

ID: 21341

Posted On 09/29/2022

Job Overview

The University of Dubuque is a growing faith based University that is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Worker.  The University of Dubuque offers a competitive wage and an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, and a retirement match.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Repair and maintain equipment, plumbing, electrical, boiler system, HVAC, locks, & buildings in accordance with building codes
  • Perform skilled and semi-skilled carpentry, remodels, & new construction
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment & buildings
  • Complete all required paperwork in a timely manner
  • Perform a variety of basic electrical repairs and installations
  • Perform snow removal related activities when necessary
  • Restore and/or replace various types of furniture, doors, windows, floors, roofs, etc.
  • Repair and/or replace concrete, plaster walls, paint walls, ceilings, fixtures, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the University’s Mission including overtime assignments and emergency call-in work


  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of electrical, plumbing, and/or HVAC training courses are highly preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years’ related experience
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Occasional heavy lifting up to 100 lbs. is required
  • Ability to stand on your feet for long periods of time, bend, stoop, and kneel
  • Excellent communication skills—verbal, written, & interpersonal
  • Ability to climb a 12’ ladder, work on scaffolding, & operate an aerial lift

To apply with a growing faith based University for the Facilities Maintenance Worker position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.  AA/EEO

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Dubuque, IA

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Full Time


$23.27 per hour


Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement



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2-5 Years

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About the University of Dubuque

The University of Dubuque is a private, Presbyterian, coeducational, professional university with a foundation in the liberal arts. Our commitment is to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit as well as encouraging students to explore their fullest potential, is part of a rich Christian identity that dates back to the University's founding in 1852. Our welcoming interfaith community of 2000 students attracts young men and women from across the country and around the globe who seek the knowledge and the skills to make a difference in our ever-changing world. Within a values and faith base, we offer you an array of perspectives and broad exposure to our truly global society. The University comprises the undergraduate college, the graduate school, and the theological seminary.

Mission and Vision

The University of Dubuque is a private university offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary degrees, and other educational opportunities with the intention of educating and forming the whole person. The University is comprised of individuals from the region, our nation, and the world.

As a community, the University practices its Christian commitments by educating students, pursuing excellence in scholarship, challenging students to live lives of worth and purpose, and preparing students for service to the church and the world.

Therefore, the University of Dubuque is committed to:

  • A hospitable Christian environment which respects other faith traditions;
  • Relationships which encourage intellectual, spiritual, and moral development;
  • Excellence in academic inquiry and professional preparation;
  • A diverse and equitable community where Christian love is practiced;
  • Stewardship of all God’s human and natural resources;
  • Zeal for life-long learning and service.