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Museum of Science

Exhibit Maintenance Technician

Exhibit Maintenance Technician

Museum of Science, Boston

www.mos.org


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SUMMARY STATEMENT:

Responsible for the routine maintenance of exhibits, including exhibit lighting and a various equipment within exhibit components. Perform daily rounds of exhibit areas and exhibit components to ensure they are working properly and provide on the spot repairs when damage is found and report all existing or potential problems. Clean and perform basic preventive maintenance routines involving minor carpentry, basic mechanical and basic electrical repairs. Assist other technicians in the performance of their duties, including installation, refurbishment and removal of exhibits.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with members of the Exhibit Maintenance team to maintain over 130,000 square feet of exhibit hall space.
  • Maintain and inspect over 1,200 exhibits, related graphics and artifacts of which over 500 are interactive.
  • Daily preparation and shutdown of exhibit halls.
  • Potential hazardous working situations – chemicals, shop equipment, heights over 35 feet
  • Full-time positions include one weekend day, most holidays and overtime as needed.
  • Assist 10 or more departments throughout the museum by providing technical support for events, functions and other Museum activities.


WORK SCHEDULE:

This position is temporary, full-time, 35 hours per week, Sunday – Thursday.


REPORTS TO:

Manager, Exhibit Maintenance


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of hand and power tools.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical & electro-mechanical fundamentals.
  • An understanding of mechanical and physical principles and the ability to apply them in maintenance and repair situations.


STARTING SALARY:

Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience.


BENEFITS:

Free parking in the Museum garage, T accessibility, free Exhibit Halls admission and Omni/Planetarium shows, free Duck Tours, discounts in the Museum store and cafe, discounted movie passes, retirement & savings plan.


The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.


No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/520160-29457

Experience Required

1 Year

How to Apply

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/520160-29457

Museum of Science
Boston, MA 02114

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