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Museum of Science Sr. Facilities Project Manager in 1 Science Park, Massachusetts

Sr. Facilities Project Manager

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Senior Facilities Project Manager will be responsible for collaborating with the Vice President of Facilities & Building Operations in order to successfully deliver projects with minimum negative impact on the Museum. These projects will vary in size and scope and each will necessitate working with various employees and contractors of the Museum. Sr. Facilities Project Manager will be responsible for carrying a project forward to successful completion while keeping the Director of Facilities informed and involved on a daily basis.


  • Projects will need to be seamlessly interfaced with the Museums physical plant, consisting of 1,000,000 square feet of museum property, consisting of 7 multi-purpose buildings including a 5 level parking garage, Planetarium, Omni Theater, exhibits, programs, and office areas as well as four animal living areas.

  • Working closely with the Vice President of Facilities & Building Operations you will be managing components of an annual $ 4.0 million expense budget and up to a $10 million capital project budget. Projects being managed will typically range from $ 50k to $ 1M and interface heavily with the building mechanical systems.

  • Interface with up to 50 Museum employees and contractors who will be supporting projects

  • Responsible for understanding the building electrical systems (9 million kWh of electricity delivered at 13,800 volts) and steam systems (25 million 1bm of steam delivered at 20 psi) as part of Museum construction and renovation projects.

  • Responsible for understanding building systems - which include natural gas boilers (340 therms annually), 1000 tons of chilled water, 11 high voltage distribution stations, a 400 kW of generators and a 50 kW UPS, fire suppression and alarm, 11 elevators/escalators, environmental controls and a 500+point computer operated building management system - as part of Museum construction and renovation projects.

  • On occasion be called upon to interface with Museum Board Members via. Physical Facilities Committee and Environmental Sustainability and Green Building Teams.

  • Responsible for working with various Museum teams in order to seamlessly integrate your projects during and after business hours, 365 days per year, while minimizing negative impact on the visitors experience.


This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday.


Vice President, Facilities & Building Operations


  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree.

  • Seven (7) years of experience maintaining building mechanical systems, and plumbing systems, chilled water systems, steam heating systems and other related equipment in an educational, institutional, industrial or similar setting.

  • Technical experience and working knowledge with relevant environmental systems, utility systems and field support for all phases of project execution (scoping to commissioning).

  • Ability to design, write specifications, provide drawings and analytical calculations for projects.

  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, specifications and sketches.

  • Familiarity with building codes and other government regulations.

  • Experience with financial analysis, project planning and budgets.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse portfolio of major construction projects.

  • Excellent communication skills including technical writing, presentation skills and ability to interface with diverse staff and guests.

  • Working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Project, Access, AutoCAD and other job related computer programs.


Exempt (Salaried). $98,000 - $103,000 / year


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.