All Aboard Model Railroad Exhibit Engineer

Engage museum visitors at Discovery World’s newest exhibit, All Aboard—a 35-foot HO-scale model railroad, featuring Milwaukee landmarks. All Aboard Engineer Volunteers will be tasked with answering visitors’ questions, daily upkeep, and select exhibit maintenance.  

Discovery World will also be seeking lead Engineer Volunteers, with expertise in the area of model railroads, to help in leading fellow volunteers, and in managing exhibit care and maintenance projects.  

All Aboard is scheduled to open to the public on November 26th, 2021. 3 1/2-hour volunteer shifts available, Wednesday-Sunday 9am-12:30pm or 12:30-4pm. Scheduling and commitment length to be discussed on an individual basis. 

Qualifications: Must be age 18 or older. Background Check & Liability Waiver required.  

  • Experience with NCE – DCC control 
  • Electrical troubleshooting 
  • Scenery touchup and track maintenance 
  • Experience in basic locomotive and rolling stock troubleshooting, including checking wheel gauge and coupler height 

To apply, please fill out a Volunteer Application online below, or contact the Volunteer Coordinator to receive an application via mail, 414-765-8629, volunteer@discoveryworld.org. 

All Aboard Volunteer Application