About the Agency
This position is located in the Exhibits Production Division within the National Museum of American History (NMAH). The purpose of this position is to fabricate high quality components that will display museum objects to their best advantage.
- Fabricates, installs, and dismantles complicated cases, panels, artifact supports, platforms, pedestals, walls, railings, simulated environments, and other complex exhibit items by using a variety of special techniques performed on various materials such as wood, metal, plastic, glass, synthetics, or a combination thereof.
- Researches materials for exhibit applications as it relates to fabrication by working with internal and external contacts and vendors.
- Prepares materials lists and obtains costs/bids for exhibit materials.
- Represents Exhibition Fabrication team by working with designers, curators, conservators and other staff in the planning of exhibit elements.