The Maintenance Technician
position at Historic Ships in Baltimore reports to the Maintenance and Preservation Manager. The Maintenance Technician will
be assigned to maintenance tasks on board USS Constellation, USS Torsk, USCG
Cutter WHEC-37, Lightship 116 Chesapeake and at the Seven Foot Knoll
Lighthouse. The Maintenance Technician
will also, at times, be engaged as an instructor working with volunteers, interns,
and apprentices at these sites.
preservation work – prep and painting.
preservation work – prep and painting
and carpentry projects assigned per skill level.
repair and preservation projects assigned per skill level.
care and maintenance
checks of ship and ship systems condition.
maintenance tasks as assigned including cleaning and “housekeeping”.
of maintenance and preservation volunteers, interns and apprentices as assigned.
interaction with museum visitors, explaining projects and processes.
the HSB Team with special events as assigned.
other duties as assigned by the Maintenance and Preservation Manager.
have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire
to be considered. Proof of vaccination
will be required.
be willing to submit to pre-employment drug testing and background check, with
work week is Tuesday through Saturday to facilitate working with volunteers.
Diploma or demonstrated equivalent work/life experience.
years of experience in the maritime maintenance field. Electrical and plumbing/mechanical systems
knowledge is helpful.
communications and organizational skills with an emphasis on attention to
to be on-call as needed. Some weekend,
evening and Holiday work is expected.
literacy is a plus with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including MS
Word, MS Excel, Outlook, and be willing and able to learn and use other
technologies as necessary.
to interact in a professional manner with program participants, staff, donors,
Advisory Board, volunteers, and all others.
Ability to function as an effective member
of the Living Classrooms / Historic Ships in Baltimore team working cohesively
to produce quality results.
requires bending, lifting, climbing and physical activity in all weather
conditions and in tight spaces.
requires an ability to maintain high levels of visual and mental concentration
for extended periods of time.
position requires positive interaction with the public.
be able to access boats, gangways, ladders, floats, and bilges, and work aloft.
· Must be
able to do all manner of physical activities including working outdoors in all
types of weather conditions.
· Must be physically
capable of moving through the ships and performing all tasks associated with
to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
This is a Full-Time Position.
Classrooms Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Handicapped Persons are
encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, handicap
status, Vietnam era or disabled Veteran status.