Oak View Group

Engineer/Maintenance Technician|Part-time|Administrative & Accounting Assistant

Location US-IA-Des Moines
Job ID
Location Name
Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena
Hidden (114637)
Regular Part-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.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


Under general direction, performs skilled journey level and leadwork duties on the technical operation of critical facility systems, performing facility & equipment maintenance / troubleshooting, and system monitoring. Employee performs advanced work in the maintenance and repair of steam generating boilers, electrical generating equipment & auxiliary systems, and centralized air-conditioning systems.  Accountable to the Lead Engineer, Asst Chief Engineer, Chief Engineer. 


This role will pay an hourly wage of $15 to $17.00. 


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.


End Date 12/31/2024


  • Under general direction, performs maintenance and repair of facility equipment, auxiliary systems, minor electrical and plumbing repairs, recommending methods and procedures.
  • Performs event related tasks & set-up as directed, such as laying power cords
  • Participates in routine preventative maintenance on equipment; oils and lubricates fans, motors, pumps and generators, cleans screens, strainers, burners and automatic controls as directed
  • Accurately and timely performs tasks to ensure the highest level of efficiency in the operation returning equipment to operational status as directed
  • Responsible to track daily performance and completed tasks through MicroMain web-based system
  • Effective and timely communication with management and team members including arrival, location, departure; communicating work issues and building needs; escalating issues to management as required
  • As directed, repairs boilers, water pumps, fans and motors and replaces defective parts in accordance with provisions of prescribed preventative maintenance.
  • Blows down the boilers to lower the concentration of suspended and dissolved solids of the water and to check the low water cutoff and automatic controls as directed.
  • Work in accordance with safety policies / procedures, along with local, state, federal, OSHA guidelines
  • Repairs and replaces defective parts & equipment as directed in accordance with provisions of prescribed preventative maintenance.
  • Regularly inspects the facility, grounds and equipment and timely reports unsafe or malfunctioning equipment / conditions
  • Willingness to be on-call to report for emergencies and outages as required
  • Participate in ongoing technical, safety and operational training programs as required
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all internal and external clients
  • Must work on-site, maintain excellent attendance, and contribute to a safe & healthy work environment.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • First-Class or Second-Class stationary engineer’s license or Fireman’s License
  • Demonstrated experience in the operation, preventative maintenance and repair of some of the following steam generating boilers, centralized air-conditioning or electrical power generating equipment and auxiliary systems
  • Basic computer experience including ability to accurately fill out web forms; check & respond to email.
  • Familiarity with computerized maintenance systems preferred
  • Possession of Universal EPA license
  • Ability effectively work independently and as part of a team; strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of OSHA and other local / state / federal safety standards / requirements
  • Ability to work a varied schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

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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