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Maintenance Technician 


The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures furthers the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, and collections. Welcoming visitors from Los Angeles and around the world, the Museum works in active partnership with motion picture artists and specialists, scholars, staff, and diverse communities to contextualize and challenge dominant narratives around cinema, inspiring discourse, connection, joy, and discovery.

Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Maintenance, the Maintenance Technician will perform general repair and maintenance of building equipment and the facility. You will also work a variety of tasks that require knowledge of safe work practices.

You Will:

  • Perform general maintenance on equipment and machinery.
  • Follow standard operating procedures for safe work practices.
  • Use CMMS to help manage work orders, assets, and inventory.
  • Perform general labor, such as carrying, stacking, and sorting of materials used in and around the job site, and debris removal.
  • Patch minor holes and cracks in walls and ceilings.
  • Clean drains, job site and equipment.
  • Repair or replace sinks, faucets, toilets, and soap dispensers.
  • Replace lamps and clean light fixtures.
  • Paint structures and equipment.
  • Repair damaged wall panels, ceiling tiles, furniture, carpet tiles, and floor tiles.
  • Maintain, adjust, and repair doors, door hardware, doorknobs, and related items.
  • Perform maintenance-person work requiring the use of hand tools and power tools.
  • Actively respond to inquiries and requests.
  • Assist with grounds and set-up services responsibilities.
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent certificate of completion.
  • 2+ years of work experience in general building maintenance.
  • CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) experience is a plus.
  • Experience using hand and power tools, along with specialized equipment used in electrical, plumbing or general carpentry.
  • Effective communication skills to build strong working relationships with staff, customers and others.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.


Physical Requirements:

  • Maneuver to and around equipment.
  • Stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, and reach.
  • Lift boxes or equipment up to 50 pounds.
  • Climb ladders or step stools.
  • Work from motorized platforms.


Other Requirements:

  • If hired, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed as determined on a case by case basis.


Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision
  • PTO and Sick Time
  • 401(k)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Maintenance Technician  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 9/27/2021  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 10,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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