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Position Title: Facilities Services Technician

Status: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Facilities Services Manager

Programs Department: Facilities Services

Under the supervision of the Facility Services Manager, the Facility Services Technician is primarily responsible for the care of the facilities, equipment, and various mechanical systems for Turtle Bay’s 300-acre campus. The Facilities Services Technician will assist the Lead Technician in day-to-day operations, as well as support the Zone Technician when necessary.

Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain all building mechanical systems including all fire suppression systems; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning units; gas and electric-powered vehicles; kitchen appliances including walk-in refrigerators/freezers as may be required; building chillers; stand-alone refrigeration units; drinking-water fountains and sewer/drainage/pump systems. How Accomplished:

  • Within six months of job assignment, knows and understands all of Turtle Bay’s mechanical systems, ability to monitor the Museum’s building automation system (Metasys), and knowledge of how chiller’s interface with VAV’s and FCU’s, and other related systems.
  • Participate in the planning, scheduling and implementation of associated preventive routine maintenance and repair of park facilities, HVAC, plumbing, electrical and lighting systems as appropriate. Troubleshoots and repairs equipment failures in a timely manner. Must have understanding of mechanical schematic drawings.
  • Responsible for ordering (following Turtle Bay procedures) tools and materials necessary to perform assigned work without experiencing delays.
  • Perform all work duties in compliance with established safety procedures. Maintain a continuous awareness and knowledge of safe work practices including tools, lock- and tag-out procedures, warning signage, protective equipment, and methods.
  • The Technician is required to keep work areas clean and organized as well as maintaining the cleanliness of work sites and equipment/mechanical areas.
  • Assist other campus departments in setting up displays for Garden of Lights. During event, help provide Facilities and technical support for event production. May require flexible schedule for evening shifts during Garden of Lights.
  • Provide set-up and assistance for programs, events, meetings, building rentals and other functions.
  • Perform other duties as required to support the effective operation of Turtle Bay, its staff, security personnel, and its visitors.
  • The Technician is required to routinely analyze building conditions and modify building/equipment operation to meet any changing conditions. Must promptly respond to all building alarm conditions.
  • Technician may be required to promptly respond in the event of a building malfunction and taking
    independent action to troubleshoot and correct the source of the failure. For repairs and preventative maintenance, the Technician is accountable to plan, organize, and obtain tools, materials, and safety equipment necessary to perform the work.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • One (1) year formal training/experience as a mechanical technician with respect to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) in a commercial facility and knowledge of proprietary building automation systems such as Metasys or comparable applications a plus.


  • Demonstrated maintenance skills (construction, electrical, welding, plumbing, etc.) necessary to maintain
    structures, playground equipment, benches, boardwalks/decking, etc.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to provide coherent direction to contractor personnel as well as interacting with staff and visitors.
  • Demonstrated experience in codes, laws and regulations with respect to OSHA, ADA and related entities.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Employment contingent on passing a pre-employment physical and drug screening.
  • Requires a valid California driver’s license. Must provide a clean DMV report if conditional offer extended.
      ▪ Ability to use common mechanical tools including hoists, torque wrenches, hand tools
      including taps and dies, welding equipment, power tools, large and small, including drill
      presses, drill motors, etc.
      ▪ Ability to use instruments for measuring air flow, humidity, pressure and pressure
      differentials, temperature, and chart recorders.
      ▪ Ability to work with specialized equipment for maintaining/servicing humidifiers and
      aquarium filtration systems. Comprehension of electric amp/volt meters, and air quality/
      handling instrumentation.
      ▪ With a varying frequency of 3 to 8+ hours, position will require balancing; bending;
      climbing; operating controls buttons, knobs, pedals, levers, and cranks; fine finger
      manipulation; kneeling; carrying or lifting (between 25-100 lbs.); power grasping; pulling;
      pushing; simple grasping; sitting; squatting; standing; twisting; and walking.
      ▪ Technician will also be working with or around job related chemicals and at times need to
      work from heights of approximately twenty feet on a ladder, raised platform, or building

All staff members play an important role in supporting and advancing the Turtle Bay’s mission and vision for our role in the community. As such, we seek candidates who will share our path to:

  • Support the museum’s mission to inspire wonder, exploration and appreciation of our world, and share our vision of TBEP as a vibrant gathering place where our community is strengthened through education, cultural engagement and economic growth.
  • Uphold our core values in one’s day-to-day work including playfulness, real-world experiences,
    interdisciplinary learning, community, lifelong learning, integrity, and sustainability.
  • Contribute to a positive organizational culture based on respect, cooperation, professionalism and
    teamwork, as we strive together to achieve our mission and vision.
NOTE: These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this job.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening