The Met Breuer The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s modern and contemporary art program is expanding to include a new series of exhibitions, performances, artist commissions, residencies, and educational initiatives in the landmark building designed by Marcel Breuer on Madison Avenue and 75th Street. Opening to the public on March 10, 2016, The Met Breuer will provide additional space for the public to explore the art of the 20th and 21st centuries through the global breadth and historical reach of the Met’s unparalleled collection. For information on the inaugural season of The Met Breuer and related updates, please visit www.metmuseum.org/MetBreuer.
The Museum offers a competitive total rewards package which includes the following benefits for eligible employees:
The starting annual rate is $47,115 and the hourly rate is $22.66. The job start date will be in July 2015 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (main building) for training. The job start date at The Met Breuer will be in August or September 2015.
The Maintainer is responsible for general operation, repair and maintenance of all systems and equipment at The Breuer Building. These responsibilities include but are not limited to the chiller plant, cooling towers, pumps, HVAC equipment, plumbing systems, electrical, lighting, motors and motor controls, operation of the BMS, and any other duties as assigned.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
Performs highly responsible independent work under general supervision in the operation, maintenance and repair of all subject systems and equipment
Monitors and maintains environmental conditions in all Museum spaces
Chiller plant operation and maintenance including cooling towers and pumps
Air handling systems operation, repair and maintenance
Heating system operation, repair and maintenance including steam and condensate equipment
Automatic temperature control system operation, repair and maintenance
Installation and maintenance of electrical switches, breakers, panels, receptacles, lighting fixtures, motors and controls
Pipe bending and installation of EMT, conduit, wire mold and BX
Maintaining the various lighting systems throughout the Museum, such as: fluorescent, incandescent, low voltage, track lighting, and dimming systems.
Work safely on ladders and lifts and have the ability to work in high places, and have the ability to push/pull/lift equipment and materials (45-60 lbs.)
Knowledge and Education:
Valid New York City Fire Department Refrigeration Operator’s License
College degree preferred / technical curriculum
High school or trade school diploma or GED
Please email your cover letter and resume, to email@example.com with “Maintainer – Buildings” in the subject line.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or domestic partner status, genetic information, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity, HIV status, military status and any other category protected by law in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.