Maintenance Technician

The Anchorage Museum’s mission is to be a museum for people, place, planet, and potential, in service of a sustainable and equitable North, with creativity and imagination for what is possible. We welcome diverse perspectives, recognize all are enriched when a diversity of voices, viewpoints, and skills are included and engaged in the work we do, and are committed to creating an anti-racist, fully inclusive organization.

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Do you have maintenance experience and are in need of a part-time job that will help keep your skills up? Then the Anchorage Museum is looking for you. We are currently recruiting for an experienced Maintenance Technician to assist with the general day-to-day daily maintenance and repair of the Museum’s electrical, plumbing, and carpentry systems. In time, some mechanical (HVAC) and other major equipment systems work may be done. This position will also provide support to all areas of the Facilities department, including painting, appliances, furniture, vehicles, tools, and related equipment, as well as shared emergency maintenance response on or after hours, and on-call rotation. This part-time position may have a non-standard work schedule and will include occasional weekends.

Essential Duties

  • Maintain routine maintenance schedules, check lists, and ensure operational procedures are updated and kept current
  • Assist in the development of a preventive maintenance program for building mechanical systems
  • Routinely review maintenance related records with Deputy Director of Facilities and Operations
  • Perform and/or oversee all necessary repairs and replacements to lighting equipment
  • Oversee building key and lock systems
  • Inspect and complete required repairs on electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and other facility related repairs
  • Ensure the physical security, accountability, serviceability, and cleanliness of all maintenance tools, equipment storage areas, and tool bins, utilized or assigned
  • Ensure excellence in safety procedures and avoid accidents in accomplishment of all tasks performed and immediately reports any violations or potential hazards to the Deputy Director of Facilities and Operations
    • Respond to emergency situations and/or work overtime as required

Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge in the operation and maintenance of electrical and plumbing systems, security systems, and equipment maintenance
  • Extensive knowledge of and mechanical aptitude in facility maintenance and repair
  • Working knowledge of computerized control systems (DDC)
  • Must be knowledgeable in current building codes and safety regulations
  • Must possess a cooperative attitude
  • Have well-developed problem-solving skills and ability to develop conceptual alternatives
  • Must be able to identify, troubleshoot and resolve mechanical malfunctions and problems in an expeditious, safe, and cost-effective manner
  • Must be able to utilize subcontractors in an efficient manner when completing repair work
  • Ability to multitask
  • Proven ability to diagnose and repair pneumatic controls
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt readily to changing work demands and schedules
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to function independently and as a team member
  • Ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing maintenance practices
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc., of a physical plant unit
  • Ability to utilize snow shovels and operate motorized snow removal equipment as necessary
  • Ability to read blueprints preferred


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum three years of relevant experience; additional work experience may be substituted for education requirement
  • Three years’ experience overseeing multiple facility related projects and meeting deadlines
  • Incumbent must be dependable, motivated to learn new skills
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to read and understand written instructions
  • Must be able to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Must possess a valid Alaska driver's license and driving record that satisfies insurance requirements throughout employment
  • Specialized training in electrical, plumbing, DDC systems, and refrigeration, preferred
  • General computer knowledge preferred

If you are interested in this exceptional opportunity, please log on to our website to review the complete job description. Interested parties may complete an employment application and submit it along with a resume and cover letter via email, fax or mail. Please note we are unable to accept resumes in place of an employment application.

Anchorage Museum

Attn: Human Resources
625 C Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99501
(907) 929-9217 tel

The AMA will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex or marital status or who is a 'qualified individual with a disability,' as that phrase is defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act. AMA will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status or physical or mental disability.




Anchorage, AK

23 day(s) ago