Tool Room Coop Student

Kaukauna, Wisconsin, United States Part-time

Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity with an experienced, award-winning leader celebrating over 80 years in the mechanical contracting industry? Bassett Mechanical provides custom-built mechanical contracting, metals fabricating, and maintenance service solutions to customers throughout the United States and the world.


We are seeking Tool Room Coop Student to become the newest member of our Team. We are looking for a student available to work in the morning, days off of school, and in the summer.


With our We Answer To You™ (WATY) philosophy, we answer to our employees by fostering an environment where people are proud to share ideas, work hard, and provide outstanding solutions for our customers. Our continued growth and success is a direct result of having a reputation known for strong company values. That success comes from the people we employ who are all considered a part of the Bassett “family”.

Position Purpose

To have tools available upon request and in good working condition; maintain records of tools and the location of the tools (job sites, service repair sites, etc.), provide customer service for the tool room counter, building maintenance, and shipping and receiving when required.

The intent of this position is to give the student an understanding of the job responsibilities and skill set needed to work inside the tool room and possibly move outside the tool room. It allows students to become familiar with the different positions within Bassett, so they can decide where they would like to focus for a career.

Position Responsibilities

  • Maintain records of tools and equipment issued to and returned by field personnel.
  • Receive, unpack, and store new tools and reorder as necessary to maintain inventory.
  • Mark or identify tools with Bassett name and serial number.
  • Inspect tools for defects and wear and repair. Service or lubricate tools to maintain good working condition.
  • Support the tool room counter to work with shop and field staff requesting tools and related equipment.  Fill their orders in a polite and timely manner, trouble shoot issues that arise.
  • Handle building maintenance requests that are assigned through the supervisor that may include snow shoveling, changing light bulbs, moving boxes or furniture, and any other related work duties that may arise in the facility.
  • Tool Room/Shop clean up
  • Maintain inventory of tools.
  • Support and maintain a safe and Lean working environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


*Based on age and in compliance with Child Labor Law rules and requirements.

Summary of Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • High School Attendee
  • Self-driven and motivated and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Mathematical competency
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow both verbal and written directions
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Good sense of how tools operate and their function
  • Basic computer skills are required.