[HX-189] Workshop Preparator - Casual

[HX-189] Workshop Preparator - Casual

22 Apr
Legal Aid NSW

22 Apr

Legal Aid NSW


Workshop Preparator - Casual-0000894R

About us

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences sits at the intersection of the arts, design, science, and technology and plays a critical role in engaging communities with contemporary ideas and issues. Established in 1879, the museum includes the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Observatory, and the Museums Discovery Centre. The Museum is custodian to over half a million objects of national and international significance and is considered one of the finest and most diverse collections in Australia.

The Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta is one of the largest cultural infrastructure projects currently being undertaken in Australia.

The project will transform and renew one of Australia’s oldest and most important cultural institutions and carry forward its legacy to reflect the changing needs of the contemporary communities of NSW.

The opportunity

The Workshop Preparator is responsible for construction, installation, dismantle and maintenance for the Museum's exhibitions, art commissions and projects. This includes but is not limited to; the creation of exhibition furniture, walls, fixtures and props, and the installation and dismantle of museum standard display cabinets and showcases.

We are creating a pool for casual roles to support the workshop team.

To view the full role description 

About you

To be successful in this role you will need to possess the following skills, experience and attributes:

- Relevant qualifications in metal working, carpentry, painting, general construction or related fields.

- A minimum of five years’ experience in a workshop environment, involving carpentry and joinery, and other relevant trades is necessary

- Extensive knowledge of fabrication and construction techniques including experience in plasterboard wall installation, setting and painting, object support making including making Mounts from different materials like timber, metal, or acrylic

- Understanding and practice in safe object handling or willingness to undertake training.

- The position requires superior manual skills in a range of woodworking, metal working, and related trade areas. The occupant must have the skills to interpret plans and drawings and be able to clearly communicate ideas.

Do you have any questions?

Should you have enquiries about the role, please contact Gavin Lewis on 0468 512 892 or

If you encounter technical issues please contact I Work for NSW Support Team on 1800 562 679 (Mon-Fri) or 

Applications close:  11:59pm, 2 May 2021


The Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with a disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in the selection process and join the Museum, please indicate this in your application.

The successful applicant is required to undergo, and for new employees meet the cost of a National Police Records Check and be assessed as suitable.

Please note that applications from Recruitment Agencies are not currently being accepted for this position. 


Sydney Region-Sydney - Inner West

Work Type

Flexibility availableTotal Remuneration Package:$43 Per HourContactGavin Lewis-0468 512 892 or [email protected]

Closing Date


Job Category

Trades and services


Trustees of the Museum of Applied Arts and SciencesKey Application Responses Don’t Hesitate, apply now!!

To apply for this position,  please submit a resume and a cover letter (no longer than 2 A4 pages).

For more information on for a role in the NSW Public Sector and please click on the links provided.

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