Duties and Responsibilities:
- Operates, tests, troubleshoots and repairs electrical systems and other equipment
- Monitors works of consultants, contractors and vendors particularly the ship’s installed fire sprinkling system
- Fabricates and installs new electrical system components Performs more advanced maintenance and repairs on electrical system components Ensures code compliance Submit purchases request for electrical supplies Responsible for battery maintenance on rolling stock and gear
- Involved in the planning of new projects and installations Responsible for the maintenance of the ship’s cathodic protection system
- Advanced knowledge of shipboard and other electrical systems and shipboard auxiliary equipment Strong troubleshooting skills
- Abilities to maintain good working relations with others Exhibits great customer care Problem solver
- Proficient in the use of electrical testing equipment Proficient in the use of hand and power tools Deals with deadlines and time pressures Ability to recognize and correct safety related matters Extremely proficient in reading ship’s distribution and lighting blueprints which include elementary, wiring and isometric drawings
- Experienced and proficient in reading shipboard equipment elementary, wiring, isometric and schematic drawings
- Equipment Operated: Computer, printer, telephone, power tools, hand tools, boat and airplane crane, aircraft elevators, tow tractors, forklifts, manlifts, scissors lifts, drill press, lathes, grinders, power hacksaws, hydraulic rams/jacks, low and high capacity air compressors.
General Maintenance Engineer
Duties and Responsibilities:
Directly responsible for the performance of the following duties as directed by the Chief Engineer and/or the Facilities/Engineering Manager:
- Upkeep and maintenance of museum spaces particularly public access routes, ship’s sanitary facilities; messing and berthing spaces, staff and volunteer work spaces.
- Perform routine and scheduled preservation work of the ship’s hull, museum exhibit spaces, messing and berthing and public tour routes.
- Perform scheduled maintenance and emergent repairs to the ship’s sanitary facilities, hull structure and foundations, and designated auxiliary equipment. Perform duties related to the ship’s buoyancy, list and trim including scheduled and unscheduled tank soundings, tank filling to correct list and trim and routine inspection of tanks and voids.
- Operate the following weight bearing and handling equipment: forklift, scissor lift, and man lift. Additionally operate the following equipment: aft bomb elevator, B & A Crane.
- Assist Events Department, Education Department and Live Aboard Department in setup, on load/offload, clean-up of scheduled private and public events, and fundraising events.
- Must be certified with the following: asbestos and lead worker certification, forklift, scissor lift and man lift certification.
- Minimum 4-5 years of direct manual labor required.
- Experience working with Senior-Level Executives; proven leadership capabilities.
- Excellent verbal & written communications skills.
- Strong partnership-building skills.
- Must have a high level of organization, attention to detail, and ability to plan and meet deadlines.
- Ability to solve problems in an ever-changing environment; high degree of flexibility and adaptability.
- Must have an open, positive attitude and enjoy working in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment where a diversity of opinion is valued and encouraged.
- Adherence to the Hornet’s strategic goals and core values a must.
- Must be able to deal effectively, politely, and interact productively with all types of people from all types of backgrounds and experience and in all types of difficult situations.
Visitor Services/Sales Associates
The USS Hornet Museum is seeking part-time, on-call basis Visitor Services/Sales Associates to work in our Admissions Department, Ship Store and operate our simulator rides.
We are looking for a few good people who enjoy working with the general public greeting and interacting with our visitors that can provide excellent customer service, and work in our retail operations of the Ship Store.
You must be a team player, with a “can do” attitude, able to work weekends,
some evenings and during patriotic holidays.
If you are interested in working aboard the USS Hornet Museum,
send your resume to [email protected].
No phone calls please.
Part-Time STEM Educational Instructors
Are you a Retired Teacher? The USS Hornet Sea, Air, & Space Museum’s Education Department is seeking part-time instructors to teach our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs. The STEM to Stern program serves local schools and is a field trip designed for visiting grades k-12.
- Teaching background, experience working with children
- Strong mathematics or science background with knowledge of physics preferred
- Available for either/both week day and weekend instruction
- Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively
- Prior experience with museums a plus, but not required
- Position perfect for retired teachers with flexible hours
STEM Educational Instructors have opportunities to teach the STEM to Stern programs both onboard the USS Hornet Sea, Air, & Space Museum to visiting student field trips, and off-site in classrooms at local schools. *Please note, these classes do not have a set regular schedule. They are scheduled by reservation during regular business hours. A flexible schedule is a must.
To learn about the USS Hornet’s historic role in naval aviation and the Apollo 11 & 12 lunar landing missions, visit www.sxhaozheng.com For questions and resume submissions, please contact: [email protected]