Job Description

Facilities Maintenance Technician I
Position Status Full time
Pay Range $18.76 - $22.98/Hour
Close Date 9/30/19
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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, vehicles and equipment, grounds, parking garage and lots in order to provide a safe, attractive and environmentally controlled facility for guests, staff, and collections.


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


Minimum qualifications/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.
  • 2 years' experience reading, understanding, and interpreting a variety of construction documents in both print and digital formats in English required.
  • Current driver’s license required.
  • Evening/night/weekend and on-call work required.
  • Basic computer proficiency required.


Ideal candidate will have:


  • Advanced skillsets in one or more of the following: Mechanical, electrical, plumbing
  • Experience with Boiler Operations,  HVAC water treatment systems and/or  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, Vision and Life Insurance 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)

  • American Alliance of Museums Membership (AAM)

  • And many more!


Core values:


  • We love science.
  • We are curious, creative and playful.
  • We cultivate relationships with each other, diverse communities, the environment and for our future.
  • We think critically and act with empathy.


Application Instructions:


Please submit your cover letter and resume by September 30, 2019. Resumes will not be accepted after this time.


Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website


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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