Classification Details

Pay Grade
EEO Code
Museum Facility Technician
Ensures the building systems at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University are operated according to AAM standards providing optimal climate for the preservation and care of works of art.
Assists with set up and break down of special events, workshops and presentations at the Museum. Routinely examines and identifies all environmental threats to facilities and collections and makes recommendations to the Museum Director. Consults on special projects as requested with regard to design, lighting, engineering, planning, construction, and operation. Provides reports, information and assistance for grants, loans, and surveys required by other campus departments. Aides in preparation and administration of life safety, OSHA, building and electrical code compliance. Implements, coordinates, and directs the maintenance plan for the Museum facilities and grounds. Inspects the condition of the facilities and prepares recommendations for improvements necessary to preserve the aesthetic and architectural integrity of the site and maintain efficient operations of the buildings. Oversees the maintenance and operation of fire suppressions sprinkler system and HVAC operation, cleaning, climate control, landscaping, and exterminating services. Monitors mechanical, electrical, and information technology systems. May assist with the maintenance and repair of equipment, systems, or components. Performs routine custodial duties in Museum facility.
Physical Condition
Requires constant physical movement and the ability to be on feet for extended periods of time. Must be able to climb ladders, lift up to 75 lbs. and safely operate tools and machinery.
At least one year experience in a museum setting. Experience in environments involving climate sensitivities, design, and construction projects strongly preferred.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent organization and planning, the ability to move between varieties of very different tasks with ease. Must be knowledgeable in maintenance and repair of equipment used by the Museum; knowledge of manual and power tools, painting/prep work and all types of lighting requests. Working knowledge of buildings and mechanical systems; maintenance and repair methods; tools and materials.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Additional Requirements
Ability to work unsupervised. On call 24 hours a day for any emergency situations. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *Requires employment physical exam. *This position is designated as security sensitive (low) and requires a criminal background check.

Last Updated 06-06-2017