Oak View Group

Capital Projects Manager| BOK Center

Location US-OK-Tulsa
Job ID
Location Name
BOK Center
Business Development
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


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The Capital Projects Manager position is accountable for overseeing capital projects for the BOK Center and Cox Business Convention Center clients in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to include the production of project budgets, management of project budgets, and management of the design, permitting, and construction process.  This position will work closely with the Director of Operations, General Manager and City of Tula designated personnel to carry out all capital plans.


This role will pay a salary of $60,000 to $80,000.


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).


job expires 7/30/2024

About the Venue

The Bank of Oklahoma Center, also known as the BOK Center, is located downtown and serves as the premier sports and entertainment venue of the greater Tulsa region. Offering a19,199-seat multi-purpose arena and 565,000 total square footage designed to accommodate concerts, family shows and other special events and has been named on multiple occasions one of the country's best venues. 


  • Plan and organize long-range assignments for capital improvements.
  • Manage capital projects on behalf of clients within budget & schedule constraints.
  • Oversee and coordinate construction management activities with the City of Tulsa for the BOK Center and Cox Business Convention Center.
  • Coordinate meetings, as needed, with management for capital projects.
  • Assist in developing annual & long-term capital budgets on behalf of clients.
  • Provide technical assistance support to operations.
  • Coordinate inspections related to capital projects with outside regulatory agencies (Fire, Elevator/Escalator, Boiler, Insurance, etc.).
  • Uphold all relevant federal, state, and local building regulations including EEOC, FLSA, OSHA, NFPA, NEC and ADA regulations.
  • Analyze operations to ensure optimization. Evaluate potential for reducing operational cost through prudent capital investments.
  • Review budget expenditures including labor, materials, supplies, equipment, and utility consumption and recommend policies and procedures to promote efficiency.
  • Assist in preparing preliminary project specific budgets & schedules for capital projects for clients and in support of business development activities.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with service contractors, suppliers, utility companies and firms doing business with the BOK Center and Cox Business Convention Center, to promote coordinated services to clients.
  • Plan, coordinate, and communicate with other departments including BOK Center and Cox Business Convention Center Event Services team and subcontractors (catering, parking, etc.) to ensure that the arrangements and services ordered by those departments are available when and where needed by the clients together with adequate staff to service these events.
  • Conduct due diligence with a focus on capital requirements for potential acquisitions.
  • Function as a subject matter expert in the field of Asset Management & Capital Planning to the benefit of the company & clients.
  • Develop, implement & oversee company procedures.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirement listed below is representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Excellent analytical skills. Strong ability to work well with others, independently and in a team environment with a positive attitude, and strong customer service. 



Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college. Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in management of Capital Projects.  Demonstrated skill in managing multiple functions and interpersonal skills to foster teamwork and a commitment to team results are required. 



Ability to work various workdays and hours to meet business needs including early/late hours, long days, weekends, and holidays.  Must be reliable and punctual.


LANGUAGE SKILLS:                      

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blueprints, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to properly write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to read, write and speak the English language effectively to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. 



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.



Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.  Must have or be able to get the following: CPR, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogen and AED



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, hear, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, balance, or crawl.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Ability to proficiently utilize Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) as well as engineering software such as AutoCAD or similar.


Ability to demonstrate technical expertise in the fields of electrical engineering, plumbing, mechanical engineering, heating and air conditioning, and carpentry.  Ability to demonstrate administrative skills.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts (the machinery they operate) and is occasionally

exposed to caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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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