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Exhibits Technician

EXHIBITS TECHNICIAN

Guest Experience Team / Exhibits

Full-time Position with Benefits

This position is primarily responsible for the maintenance and repair of all exhibits, permanent, traveling, and visiting.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and adjusts electromechanical, pneumatic, audiovisual and electronic exhibits.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on exhibits, mechanical, electrical, cabinetry repair, including cleaning, lubricating, painting, etc.
  • Assists with facility enhancements as related to exhibits.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Competency in electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and painting.
  • Familiarity with multimedia in exhibits including software and hardware.
  • Familiarity in theatrical lighting a plus.
  • Proven ability to work independently, multi-task effectively, determine priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with Science Center exhibits helpful.
  • Knowledge in masonry, welding, electronics, and carpentry.
  • Ability to work individually and with a team.
  • Mechanical aptitude and detail oriented.
  • Problem solving and creative thinking.
  • Familiarity in OS and Windows operating systems a plus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Significant training/experience in most of the following trades: electrical, machinery, plumbing, painting, welding, and others.
  • Two years’ experience in exhibits repair preferred

SPECIAL WORK REQUIREMENTS:

  • MOSI is open 365 days a year. Employee may be required to work some holidays, evenings, and/or weekends.
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License and good driving record required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Standing for 2 to 4 hour shifts
  • Frequent bending, squatting, stooping
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.