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Maintenance Technician I - Plant Engineering

Georgia Aquarium
Atlanta, United States Posted: June 06, 2024

Employee will work independently and as a team to maintain the Aquarium and Animal Care Facility (ACF). This includes front of house and back of house areas to insure a great experience for our guests and our coworkers.

  • Assist technician(s) in support and labor for the following disciplines: HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), machinery repair, and carpentry; also, painting, and general fabrication.
  • Reviews and becomes familiar with the drawings and technical aspects of all systems within the Aquarium.
  • Assist in maintaining equipment maintenance records as required and generates necessary reports, including budget requests and purchase order justifications.
  • Assists in the continuing development and implementation of a preventative maintenance program for all facilities and life support equipment in the Aquarium.
  • To perform other duties as necessary
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • At least 1 years’ maintenance experience or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • Requires a working knowledge and understanding of OSHA safety requirements for the work being performed.
  • Ability to paint, assist in installation of all plumbing and pumping systems using PVC, CPVC, polyethylene, FRP, copper and black iron pipe.
  • Ability to assist in fabrication of structures and equipment as required using wood, fiberglass (FRP), glass, acrylic and related materials.
  • Average computer skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products.
  • Above average ability to organize, manage time and set priorities while meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to be flexible and shift priorities to meet departmental requirements.
The candidate must demonstrate the following personal attributes:
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics.
  • Be honest and trustworthy.
  • Be respectful.
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Be flexible.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
  • The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • I commit to the Georgia Aquarium, Inc. the following:
  • Georgia Aquarium is a nonprofit committed to inspiring awareness and preservation of our ocean and aquatic animals worldwide.
  • To be the Premier Aquarium in the World for Science, Entertainment, Education and Conservation.
  • Integrity,
  • Innovation,
  • Leadership,
  • Teamwork,
  • Respect,
  • Excellence,
  • Appreciation & Inclusion

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