You are here

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens-Building Maintenance Technician-Mon, 11/16/2020 - 2:58pm

Building Maintenance Technician


Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1 Schenley Drive Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden
Pittsburgh , PA 15213
United States
Pennsylvania US

Employment Type

Job Details

Job Description 

Building Maintenance Technician
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Established in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a green leader among public gardens with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate our historic glasshouse.

Phipps is seeking an experienced full-time Maintenance Technician to operate, install and maintain all building equipment, including electrical equipment, boilers, generators, air conditioning, fans and related machinery, as well as preventive and emergency maintenance on plumbing and hydraulics. Also included in responsibilities is the maintenance, repair and commissioning of all renewable energy sources including solar panel arrays and wind turbine. The Maintenance Technician will work with other departments to ensure ongoing operation of the facility, including assisting with show installations and seasonal displays.

Education and Experience 

The qualified candidate must have an excellent attendance record and work ethic, as well as the ability to work independently. A degree in an appropriate field and 3-5 years’ relevant work experience are required, as well as a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license. Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere

Application Instructions 

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume and salary history to or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please.

For more information about Phipps, please visit our website:

Phipps Conservatory is an equal opportunity employer.

Full Name 
Rosanna Knudtson