Building Maintenance Specialist

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution Dakota State University
Working Title Building Maintenance Specialist
Posting Number CSA00060P
Department DSU-Building Maintenance S
Physical Location of Position (City) Madison
Posting Text

Dakota State University is seeking applications for a full-time Building Maintenance Specialist. This position will be working out of our Electrical shop. Duties to include but not limited to replacing lighting ballasts, extending electrical circuits, troubleshooting equipment control wiring, installing new services, running conduit and pulling wire, installing equipment, routine skilled maintenance tasks, etc. This position requires a Journeyman’s electrical license or the ability to obtain one within 6 months. This position may assist other trades on repair and construction projects.

The successful applicant must possess 4 years of relevant work experience, be able to follow written and oral instructions, operate required equipment, have a working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and Outlook, work with students, staff and the public courteously, work independently, lift up to 50 pounds regularly and maintain a valid driver’s license. Schedule will be discussed during interviews.

Posting Date 12/06/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 12/21/2017
Advertised Salary $17.23 - $20.68
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
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Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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This position requires Valid Drivers License
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Dakota State employees receive a comprehensive and flexible benefits package including paid time off, health and retirement benefits, and life and disability insurance options. Other benefits include reduced tuition, paid professional liability insurance, longevity pay and training opportunities.

DSU accepts applications through an online employment site at The employment site requests a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses for at least three references. For questions concerning the position, contact Angi Kappenman at Review of applications will begin December 21, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Affirmative Action Statement

Dakota State University is committed to recruitment, hiring and retention of minorities. We urge individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-Verify, EOE.

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Documents Needed to Apply

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
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