The Sovereign Hill Museums Association is one of Australia’s leading independent not for profit museum organisations. Our purpose is to inspire an understanding of the significance of the central Victorian gold rushes in Australia’s national story.
Our Engineering & Infrastructure Division is responsible for the overall operations of the
Outdoor Museum as well as constructing and maintaining all buildings and displays across
Sovereign Hill, Sovereign Hill Hotel, Gold Museum and Narmbool. So as not to interfere with the visitor’s experience, works are carried out with minimal disruption to the daily operation of the outdoor museum. Works are also carried to historical standards of heritage building construction standards as they pertain to our era and modern standards.
The Engineering Maintenance team consists of approximately 13 staff and delivers services 5 days per week, and weekends if required. The General Maintenance Technician is responsible for assisting the Carpentry and Fabrication Technician with the maintenance of buildings, landscaping and renovation works across Sovereign Hill, Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill Hotel and Narmbool in line with Australian Standards and Codes of Practice.
TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE YOU MUST HAVE:
- At least 3 years’ experience, post Apprenticeship
- Effective time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
- Ability to understand and work from plans
- Experience in the use of all building power and hand tools as well as workshop machinery
- Demonstrated experience sourcing materials required to
complete maintenance repairs and projects
- Experience coordinating contractors would be advantageous
If this sounds like the career opportunity for you, please visit our website
www.sovereignhill.com.au/careers for more information including a full position description and information on how to apply
Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and appointment is subject to satisfactory Police Record, Working with Children Check and Pre-Employment medical.