Museum of Science
  • 02-Jan-2018 to 02-Feb-2018 (EST)
  • Exhibit Maintenance - 920
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

Exhibit & Electronic Maintenance Technician

Museum of Science, Boston

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


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.


Manager, Exhibit Maintenance


  • Post HS course work, technical degree, associate's degree or business certificate.
  • 3 or more years of Exhibit and electronic 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.
  • Soldiering skills.
  • 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.


Non-Exempt (Hourly)


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!

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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