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Museum of Science Building Mechanic Technician II in Boston, Massachusetts

Building Mechanic Technician II

  • 06-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (EST)

  • Facilities - 740

  • Boston, MA, USA

  • 28.56 per hour

  • Hourly

  • Regular, Full Time

Building Mechanic Technician II

Museum of Science, Boston

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


The Building Mechanic Technician II will be responsible for the repair, replacement, and modification of building elements and equipment including but not limited to items such as door locks and hardware, wall partitions, cubicle partitions, and furniture, to ensure continued Museum operations and a safe, comfortable and pleasing environment for our staff and visitors. Responsible for preventative maintenance procedures and corrective repairs on Museum owned equipment. Responds to visitor and staff requests, building management system alarms, and completing daily rounds of the critical building infrastructure.


  • 750,000 square feet of museum property, consisting of 7 multi-purpose buildings including a 5 level parking garage, Planetarium, Omni Theater, two theaters and four animal living areas.

  • Regularly works on several projects (3 - 4) simultaneously.

  • Available for Emergencies 24 x 7 x 365

  • Be on call 24 hours a day to ensure continuous operation of facility systems.

  • May be required to work weekends, holidays and overtime as requested by management. .


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


Manager, Facilities


  • Post high school course work, technical degree, associate's degree, business or vocational certificate.

  • 5 or more years of in facilities maintenance, construction or vocational training experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of painting, general facility maintenance and basic carpentry.

  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools and power tools.

  • Ability to troubleshoot problems, document issues, suggest and implement corrective action.

  • Working knowledge in the use of or the ability to learn Electronic Work Order Systems.

  • Working knowledge in the use of or the ability to learn Building Management Systems.

  • Must have attention to detail and maintain all work in a clean and organized fashion.

  • Effectively able to communicate - written & verbal.

  • Ability to continuously establish and maintain proper record keeping, inventory, and accountability.


Non-Exempt (Hourly). $28.56 / hr


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!


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.