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    Summary

    This position is located in the Division of Cultural Resources at Lowell National Historical Park, Lowell, Massachusetts. Lowell is one of the most significant of America's early industrial cities and the Boott Cotton Mills Museum is a nationally recognized museum. The history of America's Industrial Revolution is commemorated in downtown Lowell.

    *ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 17TH*

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent is responsible for running and repairing the historic machinery in the Boott Cotton Mills Museum weave room, the park's signature living-history exhibit which recreates the look and atmosphere of a textile factory floor. It showcases 88 Draper Model E looms, bobbin winders, and other machinery. The incumbent will report to the Exhibits Specialist.

    Wearing period costume circa 1900, the loom fixer repairs, maintains, and safely operates looms, bobbin winders, and line shafting in the exhibit. The loom fixer interacts with museum visitors and demonstrates NPS interpretive competencies. The loom fixer maintains records and schedules for maintenance and lubrication of weaving machinery and related textile equipment. When needed, the loom fixer sets up and operates a portable loom for special events. The loom fixer also receives shipments and unloads textile supplies with the use of a fork lift as necessary.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    8

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555543200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.