Our Buildings & Grounds Department is seeking a Maintenance Technician to join their team.  Come be a part of this strong, reliable team!

The Maintenance Technician will work in all areas of the department, but is primarily focused on mechanical, electrical and plumbing building operations and maintenance, as well as maintenance and repair of the narrow-gauge railroad, grounds equipment, and security systems.

This role is critical in order to provide employees and guests with clean, safe facilities that enhance their positive experience while assuring a stable and safe environment.  The technician inspects, tests, and performs operation and maintenance, and preventative maintenance inspections on mechanical, electrical and automatic temperature control equipment, utilizing results-oriented strategies to ensure continuing operation, in accordance with operations manuals and manufactures specifications.

In this role, you will:

  • Perform general and preventative maintenance of all equipment, systems and grounds vehicles.
  • Create and maintain preventative maintenance logs on all equipment, systems and grounds vehicles.
  • Participation in set-up and take down of accessories for museum functions and educational programs.
  • Participation in the general repair and maintenance of all facility vehicles and equipment for the buildings and grounds department.
  • Participate in the daily maintenance of the inside and outside of all facilities. This includes lawn mowing, sweeping, snow plowing and shoveling and rubbish removal.
  • Monitor supply inventory and handle requisition with the Facilities Director.
  • Interact with various outside maintenance support companies as requested by the Facilities Director.
  • Be welcoming and gracious to all guests.
  • Participate in the monitoring of building and grounds security and safety on a daily basis. This includes to daily sweeps at the end of the day and responding to security calls during the workday and after hours.
  • Ensure that the museum is in compliance with building related local, State and Federal laws and regulatory standards, including but not limited to OSHA and safety standards.
  • Sets up and tear down chairs, tables and equipment in meeting and program rooms.

A successful candidate is someone that:

  • Has excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and willingness to work as a team
  • An ability to multi-task and manage time efficiently and flex schedule as needed
  • An ability to make independent judgments and prioritize tasks without direct supervision
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment,
  • Can work a flexible schedule according to museum needs (weekends and occasional nights)
  • Is highly dependable

Requirements of the job:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with certification in related field preferred
  • 5 years related work experience preferred
  • Commercial facility mechanical maintenance experience
  • Aptitude for equipment mechanics preferred
  • Experience in using various hand tools, power equipment and operating heavy machinery
  • Must pass CORI and SORI background checks
  • Have a valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Physical labor are required such as heavy lifting (up to 60 lbs.), climbing ladders, crawling/kneeling, reaching and pushing/pulling.
  • Ability to read documents for general understanding and analytical purposes and to differentiate between colors.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.

The following additional skills and certifications will be considered a plus:

  • Familiarity with natural gas fueled internal combustion electrical power generation
  • Plumbing Journeyman or Master license
  • Electrical Journeyman or Master license

Salary: $17/hr

Instructions: Please fill out the form below to submit your application.

All applications require a cover letter and resume. Review begins immediately; applications accepted until position is filled. EOE.

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