Painter | Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena

Location US-IA-Des Moines
Job ID
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
Spectra VM - Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.


Under general direction of the Engineering Department; position will be responsible for various painting projects around the facilities. Position will also assist in variety of non-skilled engineering duties as events require.


  • Mixes and matches paint, and prepares surfaces for painting by scraping, burning, sanding, and filling nail holes and cracks
  • Applies paint with brush, roller, and spray equipment; uses paint, varnishes, enamels and stains for building interiors and exteriors, furniture, concrete, parking lots, and other materials;
  • Cleans brushes and other equipment used
  • Rigs scaffolding and works off a ladder & lift
  • Maintain inventory of paint and supplies. Order and pickup paint as needed.
  • Keeps in good communication with lead engineer regarding arrival, location and departure
  • Maintain accurate records of labor time, parts/paint used, work accomplished through daily logs, micro-main and allocation sheets.
  • Clearly, effectively and timely communicate work issues with Engineering and Operations staff.
  • Perform Maintenance Technician and/or Carpenter duties/tasks as assigned.
  • Assists with event engineering needs as required including, but not limited to, laying power, unlocking doors, taking radio calls.
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal and external clients.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Demonstrated experience as a painter
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time and meet tight deadlines with limited direction
  • Knowledge of essential tools and equipment used in painting and general maintenance
  • General familiarity with OSHA requirements desired
  • Strong attention to detail and can work independently
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally & in writing in the English language
  • Ability to report for emergencies as required
  • Flexibility availability to work long hours, overnights, weekends 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.

Vaccination Statement

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19.   Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.


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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