The Carnegie Museum of Natural History is seeking gallery technicians for occasional work. We are in need of technicians for an upcoming installation project in September and October, 2017. We are looking for technicians who could also be available for occasional work on future exhibition projects. This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks related to exhibit construction, installation, and maintenance including carpentry, painting, lighting, assembly, cleaning and troubleshooting audio-visual hardware.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Technical or high school graduate with two years' practical experience in construction, electrical, audio-visual installation, fabrication or installation. Preference will be given to those with practical knowledge of exhibits installation or equivalent experience.
MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT: Hand and power tools of varying size, shop tools, electrical testing equipment, electronic equipment, computers, audio-visual, multimedia equipment, and lighting.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lift and move equipment weighing up to 75 lbs; work in confined spaces; work with hands over head for extended periods of time; work on lifts, ladders and catwalks in high environments; use hand tools and hand-held power tools.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is interested in candidates who, through their experience and collaborations, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Carnegie Museums community.
The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
• FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check
Obtaining the required clearances is completed as part of the new hire process. However, if you would like to apply for the documents on your own or for more information, please visit http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/clearances/index.htm
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Carnegie Museums is an EEO-1 Affirmative Action Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability.