Facilities Maintenance Technician

Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Job Description

Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is looking for a Facilities Maintenance Technician to join our team! The Facilities Maintenance Technician performs the preventive and corrective actions needed to maintain the building structure and systems. This position ensures that the museum vehicles, equipment, parking garage and parking lots are in working order to provide a safe, attractive and environmentally controlled facility for guests and staff. The Facilities Maintenance Technician performs daily safety checks and maintains the major building systems such as, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and the building structure. This position assists independent contractors and other departments with projects as needed. In this position, you will provide input into work efficiencies, cost savings, and process improvement with your team.


Essential Duties:

  • Works on major-building systems: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and the building structure

  • Performs functional and safety checks on the above-referenced systems

  • Provides off hours on-call service as scheduled and emergency and snow removal services

  • Repairs and maintains Museum vehicles and motorized equipment as needed

  • Computer and clerical work as needed


Requirements:  ?

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • 2 years’ experience in building trades or building maintenance required.

  • 2 years’ experience in the proper and safe use of a wide variety of hand and power tools required.

  • Ability to write and understand instructions in English required.

  • Current driver’s license and vehicle insurance required.

  • Evening/night/weekend and on-call work required.


Ideal candidate will have:

  • Advanced skillsets in one or more of the following: Mechanical, electrical, plumbing

  • Experience with Boiler Operations

  • Experience with HVAC water treatment systems

  • Experience with Building Automation Systems


Working Conditions

  • Exposure to moderate noise (business office with computers and printers, light traffic) to loud noise (fans, boilers and chillers).

  • Stand or sit: must be able to remain in a stationary position (50% of time)

  • Must be able to lift, pull and transport equipment and material of up to 100 pounds occasionally and up to 50 pounds frequently.

  • Seasonal exposure to heat and cold is encountered when working outdoors.

  • Potentially hazardous conditions may be encountered working around machinery, electrical systems and chemicals.

  • Ability to transport and climb ladders, work from elevation, and cover distances of 5 miles per day in complex.

  • Investigation of spaces that are not conditioned and may be confining.


Perks of working at DMNS Include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • Free DMNS Family Plus membership plus free admission to all Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) across the country

  • Free access to Museum exhibits, IMAX, and Gates Planetarium

  • Free local admission to The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, The Denver Botanic Gardens, and Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

  • Free RTD ECO pass

  • Alternative transportation (ECOmmute) rewards program

  • On-site activities (run club, yoga, Spanish language)

  • And many more!


Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by July 25, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.


Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org.


Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.


The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

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