Missouri History Museum
  • 01-May-2019 to 30-Jun-2019 (CST)
  • General Services
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Base starting rate: $21.63
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefits package

Position Summary:

The Missouri Historical Society seeks an Electrician/General Maintenance. Tasks will include electrical troubleshooting, repairs, maintenance, installation, and design reviews for Missouri Historical Society facilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs all preventative maintenance, operational checks, repair, layout, installation, troubleshooting, and tracing, locating defects, modification on all new and existing electrical systems, electrical generators and fire suppression     
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
  • Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.  
  • Works from plans, blueprints, wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, repair manuals and related codes: National Electric Code, Uniform Building Code, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Life Safety Code, and NFPA 70A Electrical Code of preventative maintenance.
  • Work with exhibits department on electrical needs. . Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.


  • Valid drivers license required
  • Maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations.
  • Both Alternating and Direct current knowledge and skills required. 
  • Experience and knowledge in Programmable Logic Controls, as well as experience with Variable Frequency Drives required.


  • Excellent communication and computer skills (Word, Excel, and Office 365). 
  • Must be able to operate hand tools and ability to learn fountain operations
  • Possess the ability to work as a team member or independently to accomplish tasks

Deadline to Apply: Position open until filled.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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