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Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium

Life Support Systems Lead

Description:

Job Overview: Wonders of Wildlife (WOW) has a team of over 50 animal care professionals. The Lead Life Support Systems Technician holds significant responsibility in managing life support systems, such as ozone generation and treatment, chlorine dosing, fractionators, and associated computer controls. Under the direction of the LSS Supervisor, this role takes the lead on building, repairing, and maintaining a variety of pumps, filters, valves, and actuators. This position will acquire previous experience. A successful Lead LSS Tech typically possess an AALSO Life Support Operator Level II certification and a dive certification. Experience with RCK control systems will be necessary.

Primary Functions:

Essential Functions of LSS Lead:

  • Operate and maintain Life Support Systems; including water filters, ozone generation and treatment, chlorine dosing equipment, UV sterilization, protein fractionators and associated computer controls.
  • Works with LSS Supervisor, Facilities Manager, and General Curator, Water Quality and Veterinary departments to maintain an environment conducive to the health and well-being of all animals within the WOW Collection.
  • Ensure adequate amounts of prepared freshwater and saltwater is available for all animal enclosures.
  • Responsible for performing the LSS preventative maintenance program, including monitoring all filtration systems and water parameters
  • Operate pumps, filters, valves, and actuators.
  • Work closely with the Life Support Systems Supervisor and Facilities Manager to perform standard operating procedures and operation sequences for LSS systems, plumbing and piping.
  • Maintain operational data logs on all water systems.
  • Assist staff and visitors as needed in a pleasant, professional and courteous manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Must adhere to all company/department safety standards and policies.
  • Must be open to working mandatory/approved overtime.
  • Must be open to working weekends/weekdays/nights when necessary/critical to support the business.  
  • Must be able to cover shifts at affiliate Conservation Attraction properties.
  • Must have an approved driving record and operate a company vehicle if required/applicable.
  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair pumps, filters, valves, and actuators.
  • Responsible for providing adequate means to fulfill repair maintenance for the Life Support Systems by maintaining adequate spare parts and special tool inventories.
  • Diagnose and schedule repairs to Life Support Systems; including water filters, ozone generation and treatment, chlorine dosing equipment, UV sterilization, protein fractionators and associated computer controls.
  • Responsible for updating, and scheduling the LSS preventative maintenance program, including monitoring all filtration systems and water parameters.
  • Diagnose and schedule repair to pumps, filters, valves, and actuators.
  • Responsible for verifying adequate equipment is available to perform repairs and maintenance for the Life Support Systems.
  • Fabricate and maintain operational data logs on all water systems.
  • Mentors and trains less experienced staff in all aspects of the Life Support Systems.

 

 

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How to Apply

Apply online at https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/wondersofwildlife/jobs/2383226-603805

Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium
Springfield, MO

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