Oak View Group

Facility Operations Technician| Palm Beach County Convention Center

Location US-FL-West Palm Beach
Job ID
Location Name
Palm Beach County Convention Center
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


Provide electrical and building maintenance, including, but not limited to, carpentry, plumbing, fire suppression, HVAC, refrigeration, door locks and hardware, painting, and lighting. The candidate will be assigned to install, maintain, and replace electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures in the facility and ensures that they are in good working condition, including but not limited to: street lights, intercom systems, electrical control systems, cable wiring, and dropping power as needed.


This role will pay a salary of $19 to $20.


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 8/31/2024


  • Responds to service calls and carries out necessary repairs.
  • Perform minor electrical changes and modifications as needed.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Adjusts, dismantles, repairs and assembles equipment.
  • Assists with craft services such as refrigeration, plumbing, electrical, electronics, minor carpentry and painting.
  • Responds to trouble and emergency situations and takes necessary precautions for the well-being and protection of property and occupants.
  • Assist with maintenance of dasher boards and glass to ensure safety and cleanliness.
  • Assist with general work involving trade shows, concerts, conventions, family shows, and other events held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.
  • Install electrical required for events and clients.
  • Operates equipment including but not limited to scissor lift (if licensed), fork lift (if licensed), electrical equipment, power tools, and general tools.
  • Conduct visual tours and inspections of machinery and equipment.
  • Program, operate and maintain computerized HVAC, fire alarm, field equipment, and lighting systems.
  • Schedule, maintain, and repair all Convention Center wide exterior and interior lighting systems.
  • Work with Operations Managers to maintain riding scrubber, vacuums, and other in-house equipment. Keep accurate logs per unit.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Assist in the major servicing of air conditioning and operates, cleans and performs minor servicing of air conditioning equipment.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • High school diploma, GED, or related trade school training; valid driver’s license; and interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with guests, vendors, staff, and other facility users.
  • Previous experience in electrical field strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity of OSHA requirements.
  • Experience working with pneumatic controls, HVAC cooling towers, centrifugal pumps, evaporator condenser equipment, re-circulating equipment, elevators, and generators
  • Be reliable, honest, dependable, and punctual and have strong customer service.
  • Be a self-starter; have ability to take directions; and be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Willing to work in varying weather conditions.
  • Technical license preferred, but not required.


Physical Demands:


  • Requires frequent walking/standing (possibly uneven surfaces), climbing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, working in cramped positions reaching, pushing, pulling, driving, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. on a daily basis.
  • Ability to frequently and safely climb and navigate stairs, work on roofs and catwalks over 50ft high.
  • Good eye and hand coordination and reflexes for the safe operation of equipment.
  • Good visual acuity with or without corrective lenses.
  • Ability to operate a keyboard and mouse on a computer.


Work Environment:


  • This position requires work inside and/or outside of the building, as needed by events and is subjected to changing climate and adverse weather conditions.
  • The worker is subjected to noise. Noise levels will vary depending on job task and events in the building.
  • Knowledge of safe operation of tools, such as sharp wheel cutters, drills, grinders, and equipment such as service carts, scissor lifts & boom lifts, etc.




The physical demands and work environment are a representation of what must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Other Requirements:

Must be able to work flexible shift/schedule including weekends, nights, 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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