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Building Operations Technician II

The Operations Department is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and repairs to the Exploratoriums facilities. The Building Operations Technician II is an integral member of a team of technicians dedicated to supporting a unique LEED Platinum facility which houses 400+ staff and nearly one million visitors each year. This intermediate-level position requires advanced skills and knowledge of building operations in order to be part of a team responsible for day-to-day maintenance and repairs of the facilities and systems, with an emphasis on support for Exploratorium Special Events and Museum Rentals. This position reports to the Assistant Operations Manager.

Provide technical expertise for Museum Rentals, Special Events, and programmatic operations, including: logistical support, troubleshooting building systems, and addressing safety and security functions.
Supervise load-in, installation and load-out of vendors and equipment for events. This includes the event space, staging area, greenroom and catering prep areas.
Provide leadership for other technical staff at events, and collaborate with event organizers on facilities needs.
Maintain, repair, and modify office and public facilities, including interior construction, wall repair, painting, lighting, plumbing, HVAC, fire safety equipment.
Monitor BMS for guest comfort.
Maintain First Aid and CPR certification by American Red Cross, and provide First Aid as needed by the public and staff.
Assist Facilities/Operations Manager in maintaining Cal/OSHA compliance throughout facilities.
Operate fire safety and security systems.
Ability to communicate effectively in English verbally, in writing, and by two-way radio.
Problem-solve and troubleshoot a wide range of unique or site-specific solutions, with strong safety standards for self and others.
Required to work nights and weekends in conjunction with scheduled events as assigned.
Must be able to climb tall ladders, move throughout museum, crawl in to tight spaces, lift and carry 50-75 lbs. short distances, use machinery applying Cal/OSHA safety standards, able to twist, bend, and reach.
Other duties as assigned

3 years of related experience or minimum 2 years experience as an Operations Technician and ability to demonstrate the required skills.
Demonstrates excellent skills working on electrical systems; design and installation of utilization equipment, branch circuits, feeders, overcurrent protection, etc., to National Electrical Code specifications
Fully knowledgeable of and able to demonstrate safe work practices on live electrical circuits.
Demonstrated expertise using tools related to building maintenance: hand tools (wrenches, ratchets, sockets, etc.), power tools (portable saws, impact drivers, drills, etc.)
Safe practices when working around large industrial equipment.
Experience driving forklift, scissors lift, and boom-lift in confined areas.
Certification in Red Cross CPR and First Aid or willingness to become certified. Prior experience in handling first aid emergencies.
Able to understand and apply various federal, state, and local codes regarding construction trades, safe work practices, etc (e.g. UBC, NEC, Fire Code, CFR, ADA, Cal/OSHA)
Able to work independently and/or with others to design, manage and carry out significant projects with minimal supervision
Able to troubleshoot and problem solve effectively
Basic computer literacy: e-mail, ability to learn and use MS Word, Excel
Create spreadsheets and document daily work
Will work nights and weekends as assigned.

Open until filled.

This is a regular, full-time, union, non-exempt position that includes benefits. Please, no phone calls in regards to this job. To apply, please visit the Exploratorium job page.

The Exploratorium is committed to providing equal employment without regard to race, color, religious expression, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veterans status or any other class protected by applicable law.
The Exploratorium will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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