Work Aboard the LEX

Job Openings Aboard USS Lexington

Candidates can apply in person at 2914 N. Shoreline Blvd Monday-Friday 9:00-3:00 or submit their resume to Lori Frank at Lori@usslexington.com

Aircraft Restoration Technician

Corrosion abatement repair and restoration of aircraft and exhibits. Preservation of the USS Lexington aircraft and engines, using various chemical guns, knowledge of tools and machine operation. Acts independently or in a semi-supervised status. This position provides support of technical, physical and artistic knowledge for museum related restoration concerns.

  1. Must be able to safely negotiate ships ladders, equipment and supplies.
  2. Should be knowledgeable in all aspects of restoration, Each area requires interior and exterior expertise in the manner of preparation with regard to metal condition, dew point factor, usage of various chemical agents and paint variations.
  3. Should be fully aware of Federal, State and Maritime guidelines in the proper application of preservations and paints.

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Damage Control

Fire watch/ first aid

  1. Log and report incidents during shifts.
  2. Contact the appropriate department heads to handle incidents.
  3. Take charge of incidents on the ship
  4. Must have the ability to use judgment and discretion in various situations.
  5. Must have basic knowledge of first aid procedures.
  6. Secure pier for delivery of equipment- clear when necessary.
  7. Make announcements over 1MC system as needed.
  8. Direct phone calls and answer phone at Damage Control station when necessary.
  9. Turn on #16, Flag and Friendship lights at appropriate times.
  10. Direct Fire Department personnel to areas on ship when Fire Department or EMS are called.
  11. Daily or semi-weekly inventory of main hangar deck fire locker, air packs, extinguisher, bunkers, and first aid equipment.
  12. Responsible for the safekeeping of OD keys and keys to various equipment and department.
  13. Answer questions to visitors as needed, including general Lexington information as well as directing requests to various departments. Must be competent to direct visitors.
  14. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Safety Program.
  15. Must be capable of understand and implementing the Lexington’s Heavy Weather Plan.
  16. Must interact with Lexington crewmembers, therefore must be familiar with crew and their responsibilities.
  17. Perform any other job duties as delegated by Director of Operations.

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Theater Projectionist and Technician

Responsible for the daily running and upkeep of the 3D MEGA Theater and its lobby.

  1. Inspect projection equipment prior to operation in order to ensure proper working order.
  2. Monitor operations to ensure that standards for sound and image projection quality are met
  3. Perform a variety of responsible technical duties associated with the digital projector, sound system, lights and air conditioning.
  4. Responsible for the washing of the 3D glasses and trouble shooting of the washer.
  5. Good customer service skills to welcome visitors to the theater and the general duties involved with handing out and collecting 3D glasses.
  6. Cleaning of the theater and lobby.
  7. General maintenance duties on the digital projector, AC units and upkeep of the seats and deck in the theater.

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Ship’s Welder

To ensure that all welding and fabrication is accomplished in accordance with established safety procedures.

  1. Responsible for ship’s welding and fabrication as required for repairs and the accomplishment of newly developed projects.
  2. Responsible for the maintenance and security of all welding and fabrication equipment.
  3. Performs basic repairs on torches, hoses, regulators, welding machines and power tools.
  4. Responsible for the supervision of all subordinates and volunteers who are assigned duties related to the Welding Department.
  5. Must be competent to direct visitors.
  6. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Safety Program.
  7. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Heavy Weather Plan.
  8. Performs other job-related duties in support of projects as directed by the Maintenance Director, the Deputy Executive Director and the Executive Director.

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