The duties of the Collections Tech are focused on the long-term care, maintenance and preservation of collections vehicles and related objects. The incumbent will maintain the vehicles according to the established preservation and maintenance program, participate in the research of necessary and appropriate topics, assist with preserving and maintaining collections objects in accordance with accepted methods, and maintain accurate records of work completed.
Assist with the preservation, maintenance, restoration, and repair of museum collections vehicles, fleet vehicles, and related objects
Perform maintenance, conservation, restoration, and repair tasks as assigned
Adhere to maintenance requirements for collections vehicle
Report on progress of restoration and maintenance tasks
Assist with light maintenance of incoming loan vehicles
Maintain function and appearance of vehicle shop and equipment
Track equipment, parts and supplies needs
Assist with the installation, deinstallation, and maintenance of all vehicles
Assist with transportation of incoming and outgoing vehicles
Participate in education and other public program activities
Travel with vehicles to represent Museum at select public outreach venues
Handle special projects as assigned
Keep records of work performed
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Automotive Technology or a related field
Knowledge of automotive history
Minimum five years’ experience in hands-on maintenance of similar vehicles
Strong interpersonal communication, organizational and management skills detail-oriented work profile
Team player who can smoothly manage interoffice activity and work well under tight deadlines
The Petersen Automotive Museum recently reopened in a spectacular, newly renovated facility located in the heart of Los Angeles' famed Miracle Mile district. Our museum, with its bold new architecture, is recognized as the world's best automotive museum and is a center for community activity in Los Angeles. The Petersen is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to explore and present the history of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture using Los Angeles as the prime example.
Role: Auto Mechanic/Collection Technician
Location: Los Angeles,
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