Payroll Title: UCP II
Class Code: 0203-9082
Job Family: FAC
FLSA Code: N
Under the general supervision of designated supervisor, performs duties related to the construction, installation and presentation of exhibitions and to the general functioning of museum facilities.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Is responsible for museum carpentry and fabrications, including projects which require use of Plexiglas, plastic laminates, glass, wood or metal; makes and repairs frames and other exhibit projects; cuts mats, mounts photographs and art work, does dry mounting of photographs.
- Serves as designer or design consultant for methods of construction and installation of exhibits, special equipment and remodeling of facilities; and serves as draftsman for planning, as required.
- Supervises maintenance personnel who assist in construction, installation and maintenance of exhibits.
- Mounts, installs and dismounts museum’s exhibitions, resolving problems of design and installation; delivers and assists in installation of exhibits at off-site locations.
- Controls inventory of installation equipment and supplies and prepares orders for all shop materials.
- Serves as trouble shooter for repair and maintenance of museum vehicles and special equipment and for building systems such as air conditioning, heating, lighting, security, fire protection.
- Is responsible for the maintenance, repair and use of museum lighting systems.
- Travels on museum business for pickup and return of exhibit items, collections and other museum needs; receives, crates and ships exhibit items and other materials under staff direction.
- Is responsible, with the supervisor, for responding to museum emergencies and facilitating emergency repairs.
- Attends major museum functions.
- Serves as liaison with landscape department for exterior maintenance, and assists with plantings.
- Produces and installs signs and is responsible for maintenance and replacement when required.
- As appropriate, assists in preparing items for exhibit or teaching use and, as required, assists museum patrons.
- Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
- Associates degree and five years related experience, preferably in a museum or similar environment OR Equivalent combination of technical training and experience.
- Demonstrated knowledge of fabrication & drafting skills using wood metal and plastic; basic electrical and mechanical skills.
- Supervisory ability and ability to work with others in a public service operation.
OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
Bachelor’s degree in discipline related to museum specialty.