Oak View Group

Laborer- Maintenance Staff | 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  Linkedln.


The Maintenance Staff is responsible for various equipment and facility maintenance needs. Position will also assist in variety of non-skilled engineering duties as events require. 
This role will pay a hourly wage of $22 to $25 

Job expires 08/01/24 
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.


  • Responsible for event maintenance needs such as maintenance repairs, unlocking doors, talking radio calls, etc. as needed. 
  • Perform maintenance and repair of facility doors, hardware, millwork/carpentry, seats, furniture, rails, staging, fixtures, locksmith, painting and associated equipment. 
  • Maintain accurate records of labor time, parts used, work accomplished through daily logs, maintenance software and allocation sheets.  
  • Perform a variety of corrective and preventive maintenance. 
  • Clearly, effectively and timely communicate work issues with Maintenance and Operations staff. 
  • Read & interpret blueprints, specifications, show drawings, schematic manufacturer’s specifications and other reference materials to determine appropriate job requirements and procedures. 
  • Performs inspections to ensure proper safety on various equipment. 
  • Executes general repairs and adjustments to equipment used in building and maintenance work, including emergency repairs as required. 
  • Use and maintain various meters, test instruments, drills, saws, and other power and hand tools. 
  • Liaison between Maintenance and Operations teams to facilitate shared use of specialized engineering tools.


  • High school diploma (or equivalent) required 
  • Minimum of 6 months to 1 year of basic general maintenance experience 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Must have availability to work long hours, nights, weekends and holidays as needed 
  • Solid problem-solving skills 
  • Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines 
  • Capable of working with all levels of the organization both internally/externally 
  • Ability to work various hours for events and event needs 
  • Must be reliable and punctual 
  • Must be able to lift 50-75 pounds 

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

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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