Entry- Level Exhibit Maintenance Technician - Museum of Science - Benjamin Franklin Institute Of Technology

Entry- Level Exhibit Maintenance Technician - Museum of Science

Ref No:19261326-2148-2488
Published Date:11 Jan 2019


Company Profile:

The Museum’s mission is to play a leading role in transforming the nation’s relationship with science and technology. This role becomes ever more important as science and technology shape and reshape our lives and world, and it means we: Promote active citizenship informed by the world of science and technology Inspire lifelong appreciation of the importance and impact of science and engineering Encourage young people of all backgrounds to explore and develop their interests in understanding the natural and human-made world To do this, we will continue to build our position as a leader in the world’s museum community and use our educational perspective as an informal learning institution to help the formal pre K – 12 education system.

Description of Duties:

Entry- Level Exhibit Maintenance Technician Museum of Science, Boston www.mos.org Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective. 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 are required to work 40 hours/week including 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 full-time, 40 hours/week, Sunday-Thursday, 8:30am-5:30pm REPORTS TO: Manager, Exhibit Maintenance MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: HS Diploma or equivalent. One (1) or more years of General maintenance and upkeep experience. 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). BENEFITS: Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referr

Required Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: HS Diploma or equivalent. One (1) or more years of General maintenance and upkeep experience. 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.

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