Maintenance & Event Support Associate


Classification: Regular, Fulltime, Nonexempt, Onsite

Location: Mountain View

Department: Facilities


Support the maintenance and operational needs of the Computer History Museum, while also facilitating the setup and coordination of events hosted at the museum. This position is approximately 60% Facilities Maintenance and 40% Event Support.


  • Assist in setting up/break down of staging, seating, and equipment for events at the Museum under the guidance of the Facilities Manager.
  • Maintain events rooms lighting and other equipment (projectors, screens, mics, wall plates and cabling).
  • Coordinate scheduling of facilities staff and resources as needed, including janitorial, contractor, or security assistance.
  • Serve as the liaison between event staff and facilities, ensuring smooth coordination and execution of internal and external client events.
  • Support the Events team with HVAC schedules, controls and security system operations (doors scheduling and building alarm).
  • Perform minor repair work, repairing doors, locks, door closures, handles, cleaning, and landscaping tasks to maintain the facility.
  • Monitor activities within the facility to ensure the safety of guests and protection of museum property.
  • Act as on-site staff for events, overseeing the building and assisting event staff as required, cover front of house as needed before 7 am.
  • Assist in warehouse-related duties, including forklift operation and maintenance repairs, at offsite collections storage facility.
  • Aid Museum Services Manager, administrative, events, and collections staff in receiving and warehousing incoming shipments.
  • Completes assigned work orders in a timely manner.
  • Performs routine maintenance and minor repairs of building and equipment as assigned.
  • Basic plumbing and electrical.
  • Keep power tool equipment organized, clean and in working condition.
  • Operates various electric, gas and manually powered tools and equipment, i.e., saws, sprayers, pressure washer, etc.
  • Correctly facilitate and submit all reports, documents and records as requested.
  • Execute short lead time projects.

Other Responsibilities

  • Uphold the professional standards of his/her field and always act in a manner that is consistent with the best interests of the museum and will protect and enhance its reputation and standing within the community of museums.
  • Show respect for coworkers and visitors and an understanding of and appreciation for the diversity of the museum's staff, volunteers, and audiences.
  • Aspire to excellence in all aspects of his/her work and serve as a model for others.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Suggest methods for improvement of job responsibilities and professional growth.
  • Adhere to all CHM protocols, procedures, rules, and policies.

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least 2+ years of experience.
  • Minimum education of HS diploma or GED certification.
  • Dependable with basic skills for general maintenance and repair of facilities; forklift training and certification preferred.
  • Team player with a clean appearance and ability to interact well with guests and clients.
  • Flexibility to work overtime, including frequent evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to engage in physical activity, handle items up to 75 pounds, and stand or walk for extended periods.
  • Capability to read and understand English.

Benefits Offered

  • Fully sponsored medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Partially sponsored Health dependent costs
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) with employer contributions for qualified plans
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 1:1 employer matching, up to 3% of salary
  • Generous PTO (Paid Time Off) benefits
  • Fully sponsored Life and Disability Insurance
  • Employee Discounts in museum store and onsite café


At the Computer History Museum our mission is to decode technology—its computing past, digital present, and future impact on humanity. From the heart of Silicon Valley, we share insights from our research, our events, and our incomparable collection of computing artifacts and oral histories to convene, inform, and empower people to shape a better future.

At CHM, we believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. We provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Are you ready to become a part of our team? In order to be considered for this position, applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 professional references and email to Please be sure to add the job title (exactly as it is spelled out in this site) that you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Salary range: $60,000-$70,000 Annualized


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