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Maintenance Technician 

Category Maintenance  
Position Maintenance Technician - General  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Salary Initial Step: $17.14/hour. Current benefits include ASDM paid life insurance and long-term disability plans. On a shared premium basis: PPO medical with HRA and a choice of two dental plans, an optional vision plan, additional voluntary life insurance, optional short-term disability, and 403(b) retirement plan.  

Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Wage Progression: Initial Step is $17.14/hour with annual step increases based upon hire date and the bargaining unit agreement in effect at the time of the anniversary date. Step 2: $17.70; Step 3: $18.27; Step 4: $20.09; Step 5: $20.69; Step 6: $21.11; Step 7: $21.96; Step 8: $23.06.

Date Approved: August 2019

Performs journeyman-level skilled maintenance tasks as part of the Maintenance department, in support of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Maintains, repairs and installs physical plant systems including, but not limited to, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, exhibits and paths on grounds by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Receives written work orders or verbal instructions from supervisor.
  • Performs plumbing, electrical, carpentry fabrication, welding fabrication. Installs system material and components in accordance with blue prints, manuals, building codes and ASDM operating standards.
  • Performs general painting on buildings inside and out.
  • Maintenance, repair and installation of plumbing systems though out the Museum.
  • Maintenance, repair and installation of telephone and data cabling systems.
  • Maintenance, repair and installation of ASDM Filter Building pumps and water systems.
  • Performs scheduled preventive maintenance on all ASDM refrigerators, freezers, and other equipment.
  • Assists other departments as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


This position was opened on January 21, 2020 and does not have a closing date. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Before applying, be prepared to include 2-3 professional references. Completed applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please understand that if offered a position, you will, as a final condition of employment, be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and provide a 39-month DMV report.


Position Requirements

Education and/or Experience
Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid Arizona driver's license required
  • Satisfactory 39-month DMV report

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The above description reflects a general overview of the responsibilities, reporting relationships and position requirements for this job classification. It is not intended to be a complete description of all duties and requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Open Date 1/21/2020  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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