Spectra

Engineer | Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena

Location US-IA-Des Moines
Job ID
2022-7539
Group
Spectra - Venue Management
Location Name
Spectra VM - Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena
Category
Operations
Type
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.

Overview

The Engineer performs skilled journey level and leadwork duties on the technical operation of critical facility systems, performing facility & equipment maintenance / troubleshooting, and system monitoring under general direction.  Employee performs advanced work in the maintenance and repair of steam generating boilers, electrical generating equipment & auxiliary systems, and centralized air-condition systems.  Accountable to the Asst. Chief Engineer and Chief Engineer.

Responsibilities

  • Performs maintenance and repair of facility equipment, auxiliary systems, minor electrical and plumbing repairs
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on equipment and auxiliary systems; oils and lubricates fans, motors, pumps and generators, cleans screens, strainers, burners and automatic controls
  • Accurately and timely performs tasks to ensure the highest level of efficiency in the operation returning equipment to operational status
  • Troubleshoots and recommends operational methods and procedures
  • Responsible to continuously track daily performance and completed tasks through MicroMain web-based system
  • Effective and timely communication with management and team members including arrival, location, departure; communicating work issues and building needs; escalating issues to management as required
  • Work in accordance with Spectra safety policies / procedures, along with local, state, federal, OSHA guidelines
  • Repairs boilers, water pumps, fans and motors and replaces defective parts in accordance with provisions of prescribed preventative maintenance.
  • Blows down the boilers to lower the concentration of suspended and dissolved solids of the water and to check the low water cutoff and automatic controls.
  • Makes chemical tests of boiler feed water to determine its’ alkalinity, chlorides, hardness and pH level, and to prevent scaling, pitting of boiler tubes and buildup of sludge deposits.
  • With management approval, orders product, tools, supplies for maintenance & repair; receives product and maintains orderly inventory
  • Performs some, but less than the full range, of supervisory functions meeting company standards
  • Regularly inspects the facility, grounds and equipment for unsafe or malfunctioning conditions
  • Responds to emergencies, operates diesel powered electrical generator to provide emergency electrical power during power outages or curtailment as required
  • Participate in ongoing technical, safety and operational training programs as required
  • Work with vendors / contractors to ensure work is completed and meets company standards
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all internal and external clients
  • Must work on-site, maintain excellent attendance, and contribute to a safe & healthy work environment.

Qualifications

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Four or more years’ experience in the operation, preventative maintenance and repair of some or all of the following: steam generating boilers, centralized air-conditioning or electrical power generating equipment and auxiliary systems
  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree in skilled trades, engineering or similar field will be considered in lieu of full four years’ experience
  • Basic computer experience including ability to accurately fill out web forms; check & respond to email.
  • Familiarity with computerized maintenance systems
  • Possession of a First-Class Stationary Engineer’s License or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
  • Possession of Universal EPA license and a first-class stationary engineer’s license preferred
  • Ability to effectively work independently and as a part of a team; strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to report to work for emergencies as required
  • Ability to work a schedule that can vary including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays

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 vaccinated 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.

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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