About Shedd

Exhibit Technician II

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:

Tiffany Tuckett
Manager, Human Resources
John G. Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605

Fax: 312-663-0971

Based on Shedd Aquarium’s commitment to the environment, electronic versions of resumes are preferred.

Title: Exhibit technician II
Status: Full-time regular
Department: Great Lakes and Sustainability

General Description:   
The exhibit tech II inspects, repairs, retrofits, fabricates, maintains and cleans various exhibit elements, habitats, furniture, stanchions, architectural details, signs and other features of the public experience in the aquarium.

Job Responsibilities
Maintain, fabricate and install various exhibit and signage elements. Perform minor repairs on A/V equipment associated with exhibits. Perform maintenance or repairs of stanchions and sign frames or other graphic carriers. Monitor and replace bulbs and fixtures for all exhibit lighting. Maintain necessary inventory for exhibit maintenance. Keep storage areas clean and organized.

Assist in maintaining all necessary inventories for exhibit maintenance, A/V maintenance, light fixtures and lamps, and help keep exhibit manuals current.

Provide general assistance to other staff members moving furniture, installing light tests, equipment, sign installation and other duties as directed.

Help keep records on all maintenance activities including repairs and modifications.

Keep storage and shop areas clean and organized.

Other duties as assigned.

Position Specifications
BA or related field or equivalent experience.

Job Experience: 2 to 3 years or related maintenance, mechanical, or museum experience.

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