Museum of Science
  • 17-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Facilities - 740
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • $40.00 to $43.25/hour
  • Hourly
  • Regular, Full Time

Sr. HVAC Technician

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


Monitor and implement corrective actions for building mechanical systems. Actively diagnose problems and anomalies in order to document issues, suggest and implement corrective action. Responsible for preventative maintenance and routine or emergency maintenance repairs as assigned by Mechanical Systems Supervisor, Manager of Facilities Maintenance, or the Facilities Office. Acts as a resource for other technicians and staff so that they can become more knowledgeable and proficient in the building mechanical systems and their operation.


  • 750,000 square feet of museum property, consisting of 7 multi-purpose buildings including a 5 level parking garage, Planetarium, Omni Theater, two theaters, and four animal living areas.
  • Maintaining 50+ Air handling Units, 1,100 tons of cooling, Steam distribution (30,000 MMBtus annually), 200+ steam traps, 100+ pumps, and a Building Management System with 1,000+ points


This position is full-time, 40 hours/week.


Facilities Manager


  • Post HS course work, technical degree, associate's degree or business certificate.
  • 5 or more years of experience maintaining building mechanical systems, hot and chilled water systems, steam heating systems, air handlers, packaged rooftop units, and other related equipment in an educational, institutional, industrial, or similar setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete complex repairs using advanced diagnostic and repair skills for commercial mechanical systems (air handlers, HW & CHW distribution, VAVs, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial HVAC systems and DDC automation
  • Knowledge of the operation and repair of pneumatic controls is desirable
  • Able to correctly interpret building and equipment schematics and diagrams.
  • Technical experience and working knowledge with building management systems is desirable
  • Possession of a current Massachusetts Refrigeration Technicians License


Non-Exempt (Hourly). $40.00 to $43.25/hour


Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, commuter spending account, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 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!


Staff, interns, and volunteers will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The Museum will consider an exemption from the vaccine requirement if they are unable to get vaccinated due to a qualifying medical disability or a sincerely held religious objection. The Museum is not required to provide an accommodation or exemption from the vaccine requirement if doing so would pose a direct threat to others in the workplace or would create an undue hardship for the Museum.

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.

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