Oak View Group

Facilities Maintenance Technician| XL Center and Pratt & Whitney Stadium

Location US-CT-Hartford
Job ID
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
XL Center
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.


Under general direction, performs advanced journey level and leadwork duties in the technical operation, maintenance and repair of various HVAC/R, electrical, plumbing and auxiliary systems. Troubleshoot and diagnose a variety of complex MEP systems in a widely dispersed building.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $26.60 to $28 phr. 

For FT roles:   Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).



  • Performs emergency, corrective and preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and adjustments on a variety of HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing and electrical fixtures & components.
  • Regularly monitor and adjust building automation controls to achieve optimum comfort and energy savings.
  • Participate in the operation, maintenance and repair of diverse facility equipment which may include commercial kitchen equipment, door/lock repair, minor painting, phone cabling, carpentry and general duties as assigned that utilize basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on equipment; oils and lubricates motors, aligns pulleys, replaces air and water filters, cleans strainers, treats drains, replaces lamps, checks batteries, etc.
  • Track daily activity via timesheets and CMMS. Complete and create work orders and provide written and verbal details for completed tasks.
  • Perform event related duties, set-ups and coverage for functions at the XL Center as assigned.
  • Clearly, effectively, and timely communicate work issues with manager. Proactively address building issues without prompting and provide sound recommendations.
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal and external clients


  • High school diploma (or equivalent) required
  • Possess core strength in HVAC/R, electrical and plumbing.
  • Experience with computerized building automation systems helpful.
  • Possession of Universal CFC license desirable.
  • CT D-2, E-2 or P-2 license preferred or substitution of technical trade school certification and experience.
  • Operating knowledge of Microsoft Office software, general computers, basic IT functions
  • Experience with general property maintenance
  • Ability to communicate clearly in the English language, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must have availability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Solid problem solving skills

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.

Vaccination Statement

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19.   Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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