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

LSS Cleaning Crew

Responsibilities:

  1. Priorities are to include, maintaining the approach way, admissions, tour routes, bathrooms, meeting rooms, berthing compartments, office areas, Hanger Bays and flight deck.
  2. Follow a weekly schedule for normal work operations.
  3. Attend monthly safety meeting of equipment and chemical use.
  4. Assist Special Events with event settings and clean up duties.
  5. Set up caution signs for visitors when needed.
  6. Must be competent to direct visitors.
  7. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Safety Program.
  8. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Heavy Weather Plan.
  9. Perform any other job duties as delegated by Director of Operations.

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Damage Control

Fire watch/ first aid
Responsibilities:

  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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Curatorial Technician

Maintains and preserves USS Lexington
Responsibilities:

  1. Carpentry
  2. General Building Maintenance
  3. Participate in exhibit preparation and interpretation
  4. Maintains exhibit areas and associated areas/plaza
  5. Painter
  6. Prep Surfaces
  7. Paint Formula
  8. Paint Mixture
  9. Power Sander
  10. Airless Gun
  11. Design and Construction of ship-wide vinyl signage
  12. Design and General Maintenance of Tour Routes
  13. Assist in the Maintenance, Repair or Rebuilding of Numerous Pieces of Exhibit Displays on board the USS Lexington.
  14. Monitors and Maintains tools and equipment issued to the Carpenter.
  15. Performs any other duties as delegated by the Director of Operations.
  16. Must be competent to direct visitors.
  17. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Safety Program.
  18. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Heavy Weather Plan.
  19. Perform any other duties as delegated by Director of Operations.

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Aircraft Restoration Technician

Corrosion abatement repair and restoration of aircraft and exhibits.
Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for corrosion abatement-repair and restoration of aircraft. This includes sanding, sandblasting, priming and painting. Ensure application of markings on aircraft and engines.
  2. Ensure aircraft are move and spotted to assigned location on Hanger Bay and/or Flight Deck maintaining continuity of displays. Examples noted.
  3. Moves/relocate displays, aircraft, and engines etc. for special events and returning them afterwards.
  4. Corrosion abatement, repair and restoration. Examples noted.
  5. Priming and painting of designated equipment such as the JLG, life raft pods, sign panels, transformers etc. Also assorted pieces of display equipment.
  6. Assist with maintaining records of all aircraft such as completion of work, materials and moves expended etc.
  7. Works as a team member with other departments and volunteers to ensure assigned projects are completed timely.
  8. Operates and maintains #3 A/C elevators as directed by Chief Restoration and Director of Operations.
  9. Assist in the construction of new displays and tour routes in addition to assisting other departments directed.
  10. The Restoration Technician responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
    1. Safety Standards, store chemicals, ladders all equipment/supplies that is a safety prevention that may be hazardous
    2. Time management relevant to assigned projects
    3. Procurement of materials
    4. Collateral assignments
    5. Operate Heavy Equipment
  11. Must be competent to direct visitors.
  12. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Safety Program.
  13. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Heavy Weather Plan.
  14. Perform any other job duties as delegated by Director of Operations.

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Mechanic

Maintains and preserves the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Responsibilities:

  1. Services major mechanic repairs of all types of equipment as required to ensure proper working condition; diagnosis complex mechanical equipment problems.
  2. Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, metal properties, layout, and machining properties.
  3. Inspect, repair and maintain pumps, control panel and related mechanical and electrical systems and devices.
  4. Troubleshoot diesel, electric and hydraulic drive systems and related pump equipment.
  5. Establishes environmental systems by mounting, installing, fabricating, or connecting compressors, condensers, evaporators, motors, expansion and discharge valves, motors, temperature and humidity controls.
  6. Tests and repairs environmental systems by operating the systems, identifying malfunctions; repairing or replacing sealants, parts, and components.
  7. Receive, inspect and stock required inventory including filters, belts, hoses, and general mechanic repair parts.
  8. Keeps tools and equipment operating by following operation instructions; troubling breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  9. Assist in electrical repairs, general building maintenance, installing and replacing floors, stairs and piping and maintaining and repairing air conditioning and heating systems.
  10. Performs any other duties as delegated by the Director of Operations.
  11. Must be physically capable of climbing ships ladders and negotiate between the Lexington’s 4,200 compartments.

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