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Published Date:08 Nov 2017
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.
Exhibit and Electronic Maintenance Technician
Responsible for the maintenance, repair and upkeep of exhibits and exhibit components throughout the museum utilizing skills in electronics and computer areas.
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 as assigned.
Assist other technicians in the performance of their duties, including inspection rounds, exhibit installations, lighting and other tasks as needed.
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 550 are interactive.
Daily preparation and shutdown of exhibit halls
Potential hazardous working situations – chemicals, shop equipment, heights over 35 feet.
40-hour work week including one weekend day, most holidays and overtime as required.
This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Tuesday-Saturday from 8:00am -5:00pm, with one weekend day, most holidays, and overtime as required.
Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 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 referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!
Post HS course work, technical degree, associate's degree or business certificate.
3 or more years of electronic and or general maintenance experience.
Working knowledge of test equipment, such as, multi-meter, oscilloscope and associated hand tools.
Ability to read and draw schematics and block diagrams.
An understanding of mechanical and physical principles and the ability to apply them in maintenance and repair situations.
Knowledge of basic electronic & electro-mechanical fundamentals.
Equal Opportunity Notification We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Students and alumni will be accepted and assigned to job opportunities and otherwise treated without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability, as well as other classifications protected by applicable state or local laws.
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Museum of Science
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Talent Acquisition Coordinator
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High School or GED