Exhibit Technician

The Position

We seek an Exhibit Technician who can work with our hardware workshop which assembles and supports multitouch tables, touchless devices, and custom exhibit installations. We are looking for someone who is detail-oriented and who can help us build the highest quality integrated computer systems, such as our multitouch tables. This is an in-person position.

Candidates must have PC systems experience, experience working with basic tools, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. We will help teach the right person not just how to assemble our touch tables, but they will learn the basics of technical documentation and product support, so strong writing, and communication skills are required. Experience with electronics, electrical systems, 3D printing, and/or shop tools including CNC, plasma cutter, mill, and woodworking tools is a plus. As a relatively small company (around 45 people) with a diverse set of products and projects, we need someone who is flexible and has a diverse skill set.

We are a fast-paced company with high expectations; we seek someone who is as passionate about the work as we are. Our workshop team collaborates with the rest of the company along with external partners, so strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills are required.

Core Requirements:

  • Skilled in building computer systems
  • Computer skills, experience with Windows and other OS
  • Basic understanding of networking and components
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to contribute to documentation and other written materials
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Extra Credit:

  • Experience with IT support
  • Experience with electrical systems
  • Experience in fabrication
  • Experience with electronics
  • Experience with specialized AV gear
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Experience with inventory and ordering systems
  • Experience with shipping and logistics
  • Experience with technical documentation
  • Experience with support via phone or email
  • Experience in IT
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world
  • Engineering and/or physics background

About Ideum

We create meaningful experiences that use emerging technologies. Our approach is to create exhibits that evoke wonder, awe, and surprise, but that also tell important stories about science, art, history, and culture that have a lasting impact. We are committed to creating visitor-centric interactive experiences of substance delivered in immersive and exciting ways.

We work with museums, educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and other entities throughout North America and around the world. Our firm provides design services, custom software development, media systems design and installation, and custom fabrication.

Our multitouch tables and touch walls are practical implementations of recent advances in multiple areas of emerging technology. Our hardware products are built to be used in social environments where they encourage interaction and collaboration. We take pride in what we design and build, and we focus on reliability and performance to create products that last. We are located in scenic Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque and an hour from Santa Fe). Please visit our website to learn more about us: http://www.ideum.com.

Job Details and Benefits

Compensation for this entry-level position is $43,680.00

This job is onsite at our offices in Corrales, NM. All of our employees are 100% vaccinated (you will need to be too).

After 90 days of employment, this position includes paid time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, critical illness and accident insurance, life insurance, and short-term/long-term disability. Employees are eligible after one year of employment for our 401K Safe Harbor Profit Sharing Plan.

Fine Print

Ideum, Inc. is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We value a diverse workplace and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability status, nationalities, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law. Should an applicant need reasonable accommodations in the application process, he or she should contact a company representative.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

How to Apply

Please include a cover letter, and any relevant work samples. No phone calls or walk-ins, please. NOTE: *Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.