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Maintenance Tech 2

Position Title: Maintenance Tech 2
Department: Plant Engineering
Classification: Non-Exempt-Hourly
Direct Report: Assistant Manager, Plant Engineering

I. Position Summary
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.

II. Responsibilities:
1. Provide technical support and labor in the following disciplines: HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), electrical, plumbing, machinery repair, carpentry and general fabrication.
2. Reviews and becomes familiar with the drawings and technical aspects of all systems within the Aquarium and warehouse facilities.
3. Establishes and maintains equipment maintenance records as required and generates necessary reports, budget requests and purchase order justifications.
4. Assists in the continuing development and implementation of a preventative maintenance program for all facilities and life support equipment in the Aquarium.

III. Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
1. Requires a working knowledge and understanding of OSHA safety requirements for the work being performed.
2. Ability to design, fabricate, install, operate, troubleshoot, and repair plumbing and pumping systems using PVC, CPVC, polyethylene, FRP, copper and black iron pipe.
3. Ability to operate, program, troubleshoot, repair, balance and monitor the performance of large, industrial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.
4. Have working knowledge of electrical systems and the ability to disconnect/reconnect pumps, motors and ballast.
5. 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 track record 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

IV. 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.

V. 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.

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity please refer to the Georgia Aquarium website at and use reference number 17-0096 to apply. Georgia Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a drug free work environment.