Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time



100%, Full-time Position

Anticipated Start Date: 11/7/2022


This position is responsible for the performance of Painting tasks listed below at a journeyman level for new, maintenance, repair and remodel projects for the University in a safe, efficient, and timely manner. Applicant must be able to sand, prepare, prime, finish, paint, stain, coat all types of materials, building components and surfacing. Employee to use and maintain all materials, tools and equipment of the trade in a safe and knowledgeable manner. Employee shift is 7:00 am – 3:30 pm.



  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Internet browsers

  • Attention to quality, detail and craftsmanship

  • Work independently and as part of a team environment on collaborative efforts

  • 5 years of commercial painting experience

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Good work habits, such as attendance, punctuality, accountability, thoroughness and resourcefulness

Highly Desired

  • Experience in drywall patching and texturing

  • Experience in plaster patching and texturing

  • 10 years of commercial painting experience

  • Experience working in educational facilities

  • Ability to plan ahead for materials and resources for upcoming work to meet project schedules

  • Have the ability to be a self starter, self motivated and prioritize work to meet campus needs

Special Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s license

  • Ability to obtain O&M Asbestos training/certification

Physical Demands

Must be able to stand for long periods of time, climb ladders, stoop, crouch, climb stairways, crawl, turn, kneel and balance

  • Lifting up to 50lb. objects may be required along with occasional pushing or pulling carts

  • Breathing masks are required to be worn during some construction duties

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Employee must be able to work in partially lit spaces, confined spaces, dusty and/or dirty spaces, on raised platforms/ladders and in extreme temperatures on occasion
  • Employee must wear safety toe shoes during entire shift and is responsible to wear additional PPE as determined necessary by employee/supervisor during the course of job duties


Facilities Management is comprised of Building Maintenance and Grounds, Custodial Services, Heating Plant, Administration, and Facilities Planning and Engineering. The campus is comprised of 2.4 million square feet on approximately 135 acres including 55 buildings of which 22 are academic/research, 12 support services and 21 for university housing. The campus has its own utilities of steam, chilled water, data and electricity.


Applications received by end of day, 9/19/2022 are ensured full consideration. Position to remain open until filled.

To apply, click on the APPLY button or go to:

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter (* See below)

  1. Curriculum vitae or resume

  1. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.

Applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Search Coordinator: Alexandra Bates

Phone: 715-232-2438



For information about the UW-Stout community and region visit:

Facts and data about the university:

Minimum: $33.70 hourly, per the UW System Trade Agreement.

This has been identified as a Crafts Worker position. Crafts Workers may elect an increased vacation allocation with a corresponding reduction to the prevailing rate. Please see the options below.

100 hours = $34.80
140 hours = $34.26
180 hours = $33.70

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate’s completing a criminal background check, reference checks, an essential job function test, and being cleared to work by the Human Resources Office.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office, Phone: 715.232.2149.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).¿

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:

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