Oak View Group

Maintenance Manager | Rhode Island Convention Center & Amica Mutual Pavilion

Location US-RI-Providence
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Rhode Island Convention Center & Amica Mutual Pavilion
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.


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


This is a Unit-level supervisory position and key technical resource for overseeing mechanical, electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning maintenance activities. Also oversees and participates in all work activities, performing a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. This person will have supervisory responsibilities for 15 part-time workers. This individual coordinates the work of outside contractors and assures that their work is performed at high levels and within tight time constraints. This person coordinates with Fire and Safety with building reviews and developing regulations of venue - fire sprinkler certification required. Multiple trades required - Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, General Maintenance are important aspects for a full working knowledge of the venue. Assistance with reviews for ADA building regulations that have to be in compliance with law. Works with third party vendors regarding their preparations for shows, mechanical and HVAC set-ups and general electrical setups for shows. If production supervisor is out, this person supervises production staff, which would include phone system, wifi etc., maintenance for concessions and kitchen and other spaces on the PAC site. This person oversees the responsibility of roofing repairs. 


This role will pay a salary range of $75,000 - $85,000


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 12 holidays).

job expires 8/01/2024

About the Venue

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Providence, the RICC is within walking distance to restaurants, hotels, shops, art galleries, night clubs, museums and more. We offer 100,000 square feet of exhibition space, 20,000 square feet of ballroom space, 23 meeting rooms, and 30,000 square feet of pre-function space. 


  • Serves as a key technical resource to diagnose facility systems issues mechanical, electrical, plumbing,roofing and other requirements to maintain the new venue.
  • Supervises and joins staff to install, replaceor repair damaged equipment; calibrate thermostatic controls, electrical conduit, wiring, motor starters,conductors, lighting, cables, electrical panels and related equipment to ensure the facility is operable for hosting events. 
  • Inspect building and equipment to identify mechanical maintenance needs. Estimate time, materials and equipment required for jobs assigned, requisition materials as required.
  • Oversee contractors and manage all aspects of repairs performed by 3rd parties. 
  • Operate, maintain and repair a variety of mechanical tools and equipment.
  • Read and interpret sketches, diagrams and blueprints and perform other duties as assigned for the facility to operate efficiently for users patrons and guests. 
  • Establish schedules and methods for providing mechanical and electrical maintenance services.
  • Identify resource needs, review with appropriate management staff and allocate resources accordingly.
  • Provide or coordinate staff training, work with employees to correct deficiencies and implement discipline procedures.
  • Evaluate employee performance. 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Assoiates in Mechanics ot Trade Certificatin preferred
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory and mechanical repair experience
  • Knowledge of supervision, training

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts. 

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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