Maintenance Technician – Lighting/Electrical


This individual reports directly to the Maintenance and Project Manager. Duties may include varied aspects of building maintenance but primary emphasis is on maintenance and performance management of lighting and electrical systems. This position is designed for a technician who can work both as a team member and independently without direct supervision in order to improve the overall maintenance and energy efficiency of various campus lighting systems including planned replacement of outdated fixtures, ballasts, etc. Strong customer service skills are essential. Successful candidates will have a good work ethic, possess good attitude and initiative and the desire to continually improve process and performance in the Facilities Operations department.


Primary technician in charge of all aspects of effective and efficient operation of campus lighting and electrical systems.

Perform duties of preventative and responsive maintenance on equipment and building systems. This could include one or more of the following areas depending upon talent and expertise:

  • Inspecting appliances and responding to calls on maintenance of appliance.
  • Painting/drywall projects
  • Plumbing repairs
  • Carpentry
  • Locksmith and key work
  • Structural repairs
  • Roofing repairs
  • Small motor repair
  • HVAC systems
  • Elevator maintenance
  • Landscape and Grounds
  • Snow Removal


Necessary Education or Work Experience:

  • Successful completion of a trade school electrical program or a minimum of five years of experience in lighting/electrical maintenance and repair is preferred.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of building electrical systems
  • Work comfortably in a commercial setting as well as residence halls
  • Working knowledge of lamps, ballasts, sensors and fixtures
  • Computer literacy including some proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word; ability to learn other software quickly.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing and to take instructions from either.
  • Ability to express ideas effectively.
  • Ability to work effectively with other members of the department, and meet the public well.
  • Walking, bending, lifting may be required.
  • Attend meetings, seminars and workshops as required.
  • Ability to be on call for urgent or emergency situations on a rotating basis.
  • Possession of a valid Wisconsin driver’s license as it will be necessary to drive to the Deming Campus and occasionally other places.

Other Qualifications:

The candidate must actively support the mission of the college by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values - truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

To apply:  Send a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Edgewood College
Human Resources – MTLE
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Equal Opportunity Employer