Peabody Essex Museum

East India Square
Salem, MA 01970

Date Posted:
July 23, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts





The Peabody Essex Museum, located in Salem, MA, is one of the nation’s most dynamic art museums and operates on a global stage through its initiatives, networks, and patrons. PEM is dedicated to transforming people’s lives by creating a museum experience that celebrates the capacity of art and culture to inform and change our understanding of our place in the world.

The museum encompasses nearly 500,000 square feet of gallery and public space, including 26,000 square feet of exhibition galleries and 55,000 square feet of galleries devoted to collection installations and interpretation. PEM is adding a 40,000 square foot new wing scheduled to open in summer 2019. It will include 19,000 square feet for collection installations and additional public and educational spaces.

We are currently seeking an experienced full time HVAC Maintenance Mechanic II to perform installations and preventative and corrective maintenance and repairs on a wide variety of HVAC equipment such as; oil burners - both residential and commercial, low pressure commercial steam boilers <150 bhp, centrifugal chillers, cooling towers, packaged roof top units greater than 10 tons and other mechanical plant equipment and systems. You must also be able tosafely and efficiently use hand and power tools, ladders, automated man lifts, and other equipment in the performance of your duties. You must be able to lift 50 pounds, spend extended periods on your feet, and work in loud, hot, and cold environments. Generally, you will work 40 hour per week on shifts from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. In addition to working some overtime, you must be available to work occasional weekends, and respond to off – hour emergencies as and when needed.


If you are a highly motivated individual with six or more years of progressively responsible experience, a professional, can-do attitude and are someone who enjoys a collaborative work environment we urge you to apply. You must also possess excellent problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to read blueprints, plans and schematics as well as work efficiently with computer software. High School Diploma and a certificate or diploma from a recognized institution above the high school level, as evidence of completion of a two year program in refrigeration and heating are required. You must possess a current and valid Massachusetts Refrigeration Technician's License, and a valid Massachusetts driver’s license. A 1st class fireman’s license, a pipefitter’s license, and/or NATE certification is desirable but not required.

Knowledge and direct experience in the operation of building automation systems is required. Specific knowledge with Schneider Electric’s Structureware, and/or Johnson Controls Metasys systems is highly desirable.

How To Apply:
PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply
Apply by:
September 01, 2019
About this Organization:
The PEM is a major museum of art and culture from around the world, located in historic Salem, MA.