Job Opportunity: Specialist Associate (AV/IT)

We are looking for an AV/IT Specialist Associate to help in the museum!


SPECIALIST ASSOCIATE (AV/IT)

Department: Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Reference No: LKCNHMNAC2

Post Date: 7 Aug 14

Close Date: 31 Aug 14

The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) is Singapore’s only natural history museum which is located at the National University of Singapore. We are looking for a motivated and hands-on individual who will be responsible for the maintenance and troubleshooting of the audio-visual (AV), information technology (IT), and electrical equipment related to the activities of the museum (including public spaces and external exhibitions). The candidate will be expected to perform routine checks on this equipment to prevent problems from occurring, and to fix them as quickly as possible should they arise.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform maintenance and troubleshooting on audio-visual equipment of all exhibitions spaces in the museum
  • Perform maintenance and troubleshooting on computer equipment in the museum
  • Perform maintenance and simple repairs on electrical equipment in the museum
  • Supervise vendors performing general repair and maintenance works
  • Other duties as and when assigned

Requirements:

 Essentials:

  • GCE O-level or N-level educational qualification
  • 2 to 3 years relevant working experience
  • Must be able to speak and write in English
  • Must be able to maintain and troubleshoot audio-visual hardware (including LCD projectors, LCD screens, associated computers, speakers, screens, and cables)
  • Must be able to maintain and troubleshoot audio-visual software (including video and audio coders/encoders [i.e. ‘codecs’], media players, media files in different formats)
  • Must be able to maintain and troubleshoot computer hardware and software (hardware/software troubleshooting, replacement of parts/peripherals)
  • Must be able to carry out simple repairs on electrical equipment (e.g., replacement of lighting fixtures and electrical cables)
  • Must be able to work on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays), Public Holidays and irregular hours as and when required
  • Must not be afraid of heights (for work carried out above ground level)
  • Must not be afraid of dead animals (for work carried out in the collections)
  • Must be able to lift at least 15 kg
  • Must be able to work in a potentially crowded environment and in the presence of museum visitors (and handle potential enquiries from visitors with politeness and patience)
  • Able to work in a team and independently
  • Open to learning new skills

 Desirables:

  • Diploma/NITEC  Facility Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services), or related discipline
  • Class 3 vehicle driving licence

For more information and to apply, visit the Career@NUS page.

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