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AVAM seeks a hands-on Senior Maintenance Technician responsible for the maintenance of all physical components of the museum’s campus. Understand, monitor performance and direct or perform maintenance of the HVAC systems, facilities, and campus services in accordance with operations objectives.


  • Performs all preventative maintenance and necessary repairs.
  • Maintains all service contracts and is the primary contact with outside service contractors including HVAC, trash collection, pest control, heavy snow removal and kitchen equipment maintenance.
  • Ability to be “on call” for emergencies at all times.
  • Responsible for directing, securing or performing landscaping surrounding the campus; snow removal (on-site equipment and secures heavy snow equipment removal contractors).
  • Execute all maintenance work orders to ensure that work orders are carried out promptly, efficiently and courteously.
  • Answer all support requests necessary and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain the shop and storage areas in a clean, orderly and secure manner.
  • Ensures adherence to company safety standards, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain an adequate inventory of maintenance supplies, materials and equipment.
  • On occasion, be the backup for the Custodial Supervisor/Janitorial Department.
  • Occasionally work weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Occasionally assist with event setup/breakdown.


  • 5+ years of building maintenance experience.
  • HVAC universal certification preferred.
  • General knowledge of construction and building trades: electrical, boilers and chillers, plumbing, carpentry, welding.
  • Experience and proficiency in the use of all maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Sensitivity to the safety and security procedures necessary to protect personnel, visitors, and public property.
  • General maintenance will require heavy lifting, pulling and pushing, carrying, grasping, reaching, stooping, crawling and crouching, climbing ladders, operating scissor lift.
  • Must be able to lift 40-70 pounds.
  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Dependability, punctuality and excellent attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.

This is a full-time salaried position reporting to the CFO/COO. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and three references to