Oak View Group

Trades Helper in Facilities| Dallas Fair Park

Location US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
Dallas Fair Park
Hidden (114637)
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. At Fair Park, Dallas, each day our team members work together to provide the greatest experience to our community, fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information, see our websites at FairParkDallas.com and  OakViewGroup.com.


The Trades Helper helps with routine, standardized trades operations, such as plumbing, carpentry, painting, welding, roofing, building and repairing equipment in operations or automotive including but not limited to electrical and/or refrigeration, for Fair Park/OVG in the facilities department.


This role will pay a wage of $14 to $15.


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).


  • Assists carpenter with pouring concrete, laying bricks and building wooden structures to meet needs of facilities
  • Assists painters in preparing and applying protective and decorative coats of paint and related material to interior and exterior of buildings and structures
  • Assists plumber in installation and repair of plumbing and fixtures to provide maintenance
  • Assists building equipment operator in operation, maintenance and repair of air conditioning and heating equipment to ensure optimum operation
  • Assists electrician in repair and installation of electrical facilities and equipment to provide neccessary service
  • Assists welder in repair and maintenance of various metal equipment
  • Perform maintenance on electrical systems (replace light bulbs and receptacles, etc.)
  • Conduct general upkeep procedures (i.e. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry, etc.)
  • Assist with necessary general repairs throughout facility concession stands on equipment including but not limited to sinks, ice machines, etc.
  • May assist on automotive equipment repair needs
  • Assist with other event and operational tasks as needed to help the overall success of the park buildings
  • Duties will be assigned and change as needs arise



  • General mechanical knowledge and aptitude necessary to perform a variety of routine trades-related duties
  • Ability to learn to use hand/power tools and other equipment specific to various trades
  • Ability and willingness to perform manual labor
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, while establishing an effective working relationship with all levels of management, vendors, general public and park officials
  • Must have availability to work long hours, nights, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Solid problem solving skills
  • Must be able to work in various types of incliment weather, including heat, rain, cold, etc.


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.


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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