Museum of Science
  • 06-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Exhibit Operations & Services
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • 24.52 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Regular, Full Time

Exhibit Technology Technician

Museum of Science, Boston

www.mos.org


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SUMMARY STATEMENT:

A senior-level technician responsible for providing the necessary technical support for the maintenance, installation, and operation of various technology-based exhibits. Recommends and implements solutions for reoccurring maintenance problems, technical design concerns, or equipment failure. May be assigned to work with Technical Design staff in development and production of technical components within exhibits and provides necessary technical support to other departments. May be assigned specific projects in other areas of expertise and serves as a primary point of contact when manager and supervisor are unavailable.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain over 230,000 square feet of exhibit hall space.
  • Maintain and inspect over 550 interactive exhibits and over 200 computers, projectors, and pieces of electronic equipment.
  • Daily preparation and shutdown of exhibit halls.
  • Potential hazardous working situations - chemicals, shop equipment, heights over 35 feet.
  • 40-hour work week including 1 weekend day, most holidays, and overtime as required.
  • Instruct up to 4 trainings per year for other technicians in job skills and maintenance procedures for computers, AV equipment, and software.
  • Schedule and coordinates up to 15 ongoing/preventative maintenance plans per year and analyzes recurring technical problems to recommend solutions.

WORK SCHEDULE:

This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Tuesday - Saturday


REPORTS TO:

Manager, Exhibit Operations & Services


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 or more years of Technology Maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of computer systems, both hardware and software
  • Knowledge of display, projection and/or sound systems
  • Technical problem solving/troubleshooting skills


STARTING SALARY:

Non-Exempt (Hourly). $24.52 / hr


BENEFITS:

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, a Museum membership, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


VACCINATION POLICY:

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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