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Maintenance Technician, Academy Museum 



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.

Under general supervision of the Assistant Manager of Maintenance you will perform general maintenance and repair of building equipment and facility, requiring practical skill and knowledge in such trades as painting, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, and electrical work. You will 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.
  • Patch minor holes and cracks in walls and ceilings.
  • Perform general labor, such as carrying, stacking, and sorting of materials used in and around the job site, and debris removal.
  • 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.
  • Help with Grounds and Set-up Services responsibilities.
  • Work with people from various cultural backgrounds.
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • Two+ years of work experience in general building maintenance.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D).
  • CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) experience is a plus.
  • Experience using hand and power tools (such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, wrenches, precision measures, electronic/electronic testing devices), and ability to properly use specialized equipment, including tools used in electrical, plumbing or general carpentry.
  • Customer service skills to act responsively to inquiries and requests; and escalate the more difficult matters.
  • Ability to provide procedural and information. Follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Effective communication skills to build strong working relationships with staff, customers and others.


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.


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 3/18/2021  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 9,000+ accomplished individuals working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium 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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