Maintenance Technician - Permanent

Organisation: Visitor Centres Ltd

Salary: £11.50 - £12.05 (equivalent salary of £23,920 - £25,064) depending on experience

Location: Camera Obscura & World of Illusions, Edinburgh

This job is primarily about helping to maintain high standards of presentation and safety internally and externally for our many visitors. In 2021 we were the 5th most visited paid attraction in Scotland. We are willing to consider candidates with any amount of experience, from a junior who will be trained in all aspects of the role, to an experienced technician who can hit the ground running, to a specialist electrician who will take responsibility for electrical maintenance as well as general tasks.

Ensure the safety of visitors through health and safety checks and remedial work as necessary. You will be responsible for maintaining all exhibits, lights and effects in full working order. You will also be involved in prototyping and building new exhibits. Tasks will be allocated according to your skill set.

What we are looking for:
Basic skills or the ability to learn in all or most of the following: electrics, joinery, painting and decorating, plumbing and IT skills.
Good communication skills, numeracy, organisational abilities, and initiative.
Ability to work well on own or with others.
Flexibility to work outside the normal opening hours of the building, for those jobs that need done when no visitors are present.