This job supports and completes activities related to the repair and maintenance of the buildings and grounds called the House of Corrections (HOC). The objective is to respond to requests for repair and preventative maintenance required and requested by staff of the facility. The position exists to maintain the facility in a safe and secure environment for the staff and inmates to work and live.
Lawn Maintenance and Landscaping - Cut grass, weed whip around facility and grounds, apply chemicals around grounds. Trim trees and bushes. Maintain retention ponds and parking lots.
Work Orders - Work orders or emails generated by staff for requests for service or repairs in the facility.
Snow Removal - Snow plowing and salting of parking lots, roadways, and sidewalks. Maintain a CDL license and operate large plow trucks, loaders, and smaller snow removal equipment around the facility to keep roadways and sidewalks safe for staff and visitors to the facility.
Recycling Center - Create new recycling center at HOC. To recycle materials rather than disposing of it in trash compactor. Taking recycling from other County facilities to save cost of removal and to generate cash flow from recycling of valuable materials.
Assist Contractors and Other Visitors/Vendors - Assist contractors working in facility, monitor tool control and security of contractors and vehicles.
Special Projects - Assist supervision in implementing new ideas and programs throughout the facility. Female paint crew, recycling crew, female grass cutting crew.
Laundry Equipment Repair - Maintain and repair daily large production laundry plant. Preventative maintenance of the laundry plant equipment and air handling units powering laundry plant along with water softening systems for laundry plant, along with lighting and security systems.
Ability to safely and properly operate: dump trucks, plow trucks, loaders, forklifts, transport vans, buses, power tools, hand tools, power washers, pallet jacks, compactors and personal computers.
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs; and ability to push and pull up to 200 lbs.
Other duties as assigned.
Required License/Certification, Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED required
Two (2) years or more work experience in Facility Maintenance, Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical or HVAC required
Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License required and must be maintained throughout incumbency
Pesticide Applicator License preferred
Forklift certification preferred
High lift certification preferred
PG16 Org:4300 RV