MICRO is looking for a Museum Tech Supervisor who will own and manage some of the most exciting challenges in new museum design. They will be responsible for building and engineering MICRO’s growing fleet of six-foot tall museums.
Do you have a background in highly detailed fabrication? Have you worked in museum exhibitry, model making, or prop building? If you’re a hyper-organized, self-motivated doer who loves to tinker and solve problems and wants to work with beautiful museums, the Museum Tech Supervisor position at MICRO is your dream job.
You will play a critical role as the bridge between museum design and museum fabrication. You’ll work with CAD and help to manage specialist contractors, but you are very hands-on and will make sure that MICRO’s museums are beautifully built and running perfectly. From the skillful operation of drills, drivers, and dremels to the application of graphics on Corian, you are a creature of all trades who is excited to help MICRO grow.
MICRO is an equal opportunity employer and actively recruits people of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community. Non-US citizens OK.
Outfit and repair MICRO’s museums and exhibits, deploying a wide range of tools and techniques in our workshop as well as in the field
Create workflows and processes to manage a small team of contractors
R&amp;amp;D internal components and delivery systems
Prototype and refine museum exhibits
Organize and improve the processes that support and enable core tasks, including but not limited to: workshop maintenance, updating key documentation, and sourcing necessary components and supplies
Maintain a high personal standard for excellence and productivity
Participate in collaborative problem solving, planning, and retrospectives as a member of a diverse team
3+ years experience in custom fabrication, manufacturing, lighting, museums or other relevant field.
Management experience/interest in leadership
Must demonstrate a broad range of technical skills related to carpentry, metalworking, plastics fabrication
Knowledge of electrical systems, AC and DC power distribution, microcontrollers, lighting and effects
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
Understanding of common shop chemicals and solvent compatibility
Familiar with workshop safety procedures, use of PPE
Knowledge of cosmetic finishes, polishing techniques, applique graphics, fine detail work
CAD and drafting skills, Fusion 360 preferred
ADDITIONAL SKILLS + QUALIFICATIONS
3D printing experience
Programming Languages, Arduino experience
Adobe Graphic Design Software
Specific experience working with Corian or Acrylic
Driver’s License with box truck experience
Proactive and self-motivated
Respectful of diverse team members and perspectives
Willing to learn and incorporate house style and methods
Creative problem-solver who thrives in ambiguity
Considerate, effective communicator who values feedback
Ability to quickly diagnose problems and propose solutions
Close attention to detail
Send applications and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.