Oak View Group

Engineer | Full Time | Rhode Island Convention Center

Location US-RI-Providence
Job ID
Location Name
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



Under general supervision of the Engineering Manager, perform a variety of skilled and unskilled activities involved in the operation and maintenance of the facility’s mechanical and electrical systems and general operations. This is a union position.  


This role will pay a hour wage of $24.00 to $24.50 


Job expires 08/01/2024 


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). 

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.  


  • Operate, monitor, repair and maintain the facility’s audio-visual, environmental controls, emergency power, electrical, HVAC, plumbing and lighting systems as required for the safe and efficient operation of the facility. 
  • Install, repair and maintain plumbing systems, fixtures and piping equipment and controls.  
  • Repair and rebuild various items such as motors, compressors and ice machines. 
  • Follow the preventive maintenance program, energy management program and standard operating procedures for all machinery and equipment. 
  • Perform repairs and maintenance tasks such as painting, wall repair, patching, re-lamping, replacing ceiling tiles, filters and belts as required. 
  • Record and log all work performed, complete work order slips and compile all required reports in a timely and complete manner. 
  • Assist other Operation Department divisions to expedite event conversions as needed. 
  • Promote a safe working environment for all employees by following the life safety and emergency program as needed. 
  • Read and interpret performance charts and control panels to evaluate the efficiency of each system. 
  • May occasionally enter areas where fumes, airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals are present. 
  • Respond to routine, precautionary and emergency alarms from building automation and life safety systems. 
  • Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays as needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • Understand the methods, principles and practices required for the operation and maintenance of the mechanical and electrical systems.  
  • Properly use all equipment needed to perform required duties. 
  • Be familiar with operational procedures, facility capabilities, industry terminology, event- related services and technical requirements for the types of events anticipated at the facility. 
  • Know repair techniques in plumbing, electrical wiring and ventilating systems to be able to assist or carry out repairs as needed. 
  • Understand door hardware, locks, key machine, door closers, etc. 
  • Possess any licenses, certificates or training required by local, state or national authorities for the operation of the equipment found in the facility. 
  • Read and comprehend blueprints, drawings and other related materials. 
  • Follow and adhere to all safety precautions, building codes, rules, regulations, risk management and emergency procedures. 
  • Meet the physical demands of this job, which include being able to get in and around the facility (requires personal mobility), lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs, bending, moving, climbing, working from various heights, and moderate to loud noises. 
  • Operate equipment such as light trucks, pallet jacks, forklifts, boom lifts, scissor lifts, scrubbing machines or other light power-driven equipment. 
  • Operate monitoring controls and a personal computer (light use) using Windows and Microsoft Office software. 
  • Operate standard office equipment including copier and fax machine. 
  • Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form. 
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. 
  • Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results 
  • Work independently, exercising judgment and initiative. 
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons and others encountered in employment. 
  • Be licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle in the United States 
  • Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur. 
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and three (3) years full-time experience at a facility; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Must have Class II EPA Certification. 
  • Some technical support school or advanced electrical or refrigeration courses preferred 
  • Preferred stationary licensing from Providence or ability to obtain. 

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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