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Exhibit and A/V Technician

Do you like to tinker? Are you a builder? Are you a natural problem-solver and self-starter? Are you great with technology? Are you interested in working at a museum to support the exhibitions? Putnam Museum and Science Center is searching for a highly motivated, creative problem-solver to join our team! 
The successful candidate possesses excellent mechanical aptitude and brings the ability and experience essential to build and maintain exhibitions.  
Our Exhibit and A/V Technician will maintain museum exhibits; troubleshoot and repair museum exhibits and maintain all electrical, mechanical, electronic, and aesthetic preventative and corrective maintenance on devices and displays in the Science Center, permanent galleries, and traveling exhibitions. Assist with A/V and technology requirements for business meetings, rentals, special events, and alternative content scheduled in the Giant Screen Theater.
Position Requirements:
3-5 years’ experience repairing and troubleshooting in electronic, mechanical, A/V systems and computer fields. Proficient with computer and software. Must know how to use basic tools and shop equipment. Cabinetry/Carpentry skills and experience highly desired. Should have strong diagnostic skills and know how to prioritize repairs. Good understanding of computer and A/V equipment required. Lifting is required under 100 lbs. Electronics or A/V certifications and training a plus.
This is a full-time position with a regular schedule of Thursday-Monday. 
Putnam offers a competitive hourly rate, benefits package, and a work environment built on mission, collaboration, and fun. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to dcurry@putnam.orgApplication Deadline:  January 29, 2020
Putnam Museum and Science Center is an equal opportunity employer.


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