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Museum of Science Exhibit Maintenance Technician II (Sunday-Thursday) in 1 Science Park, Massachusetts

Exhibit Maintenance Technician II

Museum of Science, Boston

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


Responsible for the maintenance, repair and installation of exhibits and exhibit components throughout the museum utilizing skills in mechanical, electro-mechanical, woodworking areas. Perform daily rounds of exhibit areas and exhibit components to ensure they are working properly and provide on the spot repairs when damage is found and report all existing or potential problems. Assists senior technicians with the installation of lighting and power as well as upkeep and repairs of temporary exhibits. Assist other technicians in the performance of their duties, including inspection rounds, exhibit installations, lighting and other tasks as needed.


  • Work with members of the Exhibit Maintenance team to maintain over 230,000 square feet of exhibit hall space

  • Maintain and inspect over 1,200 exhibits, related graphics and artifacts of which over 500 are interactive

  • Daily preparation and shutdown of exhibit halls

  • Potential hazardous working situations - chemicals, shop equipment, heights over 35 feet


  • Sunday-Thursday ( Full-time)


Manager, Exhibit Maintenance


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

  • 3 or more years of general maintenance - mechanical and fabrication - experience.

  • Demonstrate ability to use hand and power tools

  • Knowledge of basic mechanical fundamentals and the ability to trace and correct faults in systems by utilizing test equipment

  • An understanding of mechanical and physical principles and the ability to apply them in maintenance and repair situations.

  • Ability to read plans and block diagrams.


Non-Exempt (Hourly): $22.26 hourly


Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 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.