Oak View Group

Building Engineer | Part-Time| Lynnwood Event Center

Location US-WA-Lynnwood
Job ID
2024-15881
Location Name
Lynnwood Event Center
Category
Operations
Type
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

Overview

Under general supervision of the Director of Operations, the Facilities Engineer will 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 role will pay an hourly wage of $25 to $28.00. 

 

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

 

job expires 8/31/2024

About the Venue

Lynnwood Event Center, previously Lynnwood Convention Center, is a vibrant venue located 15 miles north of downtown Seattle.  With sweeping mountain views and a short ride by car to the Puget Sound, we offer our clients and guests more than the typical meeting space.  Built in 2005, we currently have 34,000 square feet of meeting space that stays busy year round and we're looking forward to a future expansion that will include additional indoor and outdoor event spaces and remodel of our existing space.  At Lynnwood Event Center, we create, nurture, and sustain an inclusive culture, where differences drive innovative solutions to seamlessly exceed the expectations of our tenants, team members, the local community, and all guests who come through our doors.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in all services and activities involved in the maintenance of the facility including HVAC, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing equipment.
  • 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 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.
  • Respond to routine, precautionary and emergency alarms from building automation and life safety systems.
  • Maintains walls (interior and exterior) of entire complex including all drywall repairs, sanding, and repainting.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons and others encountered in the course of employment.
  • Maintain inventory of paint and supplies. 
  • May occasionally have to enter areas where fumes, airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals are present. 
  • Frequent bending, carrying, moving, climbing, working from various heights, lifting 15-50 pounds, sitting, exposure to moderate to loud noises, extensive walking through the building

Qualifications

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and three (3) years experience at a facility; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some technical support school or advanced electrical or refrigeration courses is preferred.
  • Understand the methods, principles and practices required for the operation and maintenance of the mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Familiar with operational procedures, facility capabilities, industry terminology, event-related services and technical requirements for the types of events anticipated at the facility.
  • Knowledge in general techniques in plumbing, electrical wiring and ventilating systems to be able to assist the HVAC and Electrical technicians as needed.
  • Understanding of 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. Be licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle in the United States.
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings and other related materials.
  • Ability to follow and adhere to all safety precautions, building codes, rules, regulations, risk management and emergency procedures.
  • Ability to operate equipment such as light trucks, pallet jacks, forklifts, scrubbing machines or other light power driven equipment.
  • Ability to operate monitoring controls and a personal computer (light use) using 24/7 Work Order System Windows and Microsoft Office software E-mail.
  • Follow explicit oral and written instructions; communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
  • Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
  • Ability to work independently, exercising judgment and initiative.
  • The ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • The ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work, nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Effectively work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, professional and courteous manner which fosters a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English.
  • Ability to consistently adhere to the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, ethics and confidentiality.

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.

EEO

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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