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Maintenance Technician II - Plant Engineering

Georgia Aquarium
Atlanta, United States Posted: January 20, 2024

Employee will perform highly skilled maintenance, installation, and repair. Associates will work independently and as a team to maintain the Aquarium and warehouse facilities. This includes front of house and back of house areas to insure a great experience for our guests and our coworkers.               

  • Provide technical support and labor in the following disciplines: HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), electrical, plumbing, machinery repair, carpentry, and general fabrication.
  • Reviews and becomes familiar with the drawings and technical aspects of all systems within the Aquarium and warehouse facilities.
  • Establishes and maintains equipment maintenance records as required and generates necessary reports, 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.
Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:
  • Requires a working knowledge and understanding of OSHA safety requirements for the work being performed.
  • Ability to design, fabricate, install, operate, troubleshoot, and repair plumbing and pumping systems using PVC, CPVC, polyethylene, FRP, copper and black iron pipe.
  • Ability to operate, program, troubleshoot, repair, balance and monitor the performance of large, industrial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.
  • Have working knowledge of electrical systems and the ability to disconnect/reconnect pumps, motors, and ballast.
  • Ability to work from discussions, directions, and drawings to conceptualize and construct complete assemblies, systems, displays, or exhibits using multiple skills. Ability to fabricate structures and equipment as required using wood, fiberglass (FRP), glass, acrylic, and related materials.
The candidate must demonstrate the following skills:
  • Average computer skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other trades and departments.
  • Team building skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective verbal presentation.
  • Listening and communication skills.
  • Effective written communication skills.
  • Must have a record of accomplishment of independent quality work.
  • Must demonstrate initiative and good productivity.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make sound decisions.
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.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED
  • At least 5 years of facility maintenance experience or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
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 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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