Engineer (Part-Time) | Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena - Spectra (Des Moines · IA)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Facility/Venue Management
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Under general direction, performs skilled journey level and leadwork duties on the technical operation of critical facility systems, performing facility & equipment maintenance / troubleshooting, and system monitoring. Employee performs advanced work in the maintenance and repair of steam generating boilers, electrical generating equipment & auxiliary systems, and centralized air-conditioning systems.  Accountable to the Lead Engineer, Asst Chief Engineer, Chief Engineer. 

  • Under general direction, performs maintenance and repair of facility equipment, auxiliary systems, minor electrical and plumbing repairs, recommending methods and procedures.
  • Performs event related tasks & set-up as directed, such as laying power cords 
  • Participates in routine preventative maintenance on equipment; oils and lubricates fans, motors, pumps and generators, cleans screens, strainers, burners and automatic controls as directed
  • Accurately and timely performs tasks to ensure the highest level of efficiency in the operation returning equipment to operational status as directed
  • Responsible to 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
  • As directed, 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 as directed.
  • Work in accordance with Spectra safety policies / procedures, along with local, state, federal, OSHA guidelines
  • Repairs and replaces defective parts & equipment as directed in accordance with provisions of prescribed preventative maintenance.
  • Regularly inspects the facility, grounds and equipment and timely reports unsafe or malfunctioning equipment / conditions
  • Willingness to be on-call to report for emergencies and outages as required
  • Participate in ongoing technical, safety and operational training programs as required
  • 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. 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • First-Class or Second-Class stationary engineer’s license or Fireman’s License
  • Demonstrated experience in the operation, preventative maintenance and repair of some of the following steam generating boilers, centralized air-conditioning or electrical power generating equipment and auxiliary systems
  • Basic computer experience including ability to accurately fill out web forms; check & respond to email. 
  • Familiarity with computerized maintenance systems preferred
  • Possession of Universal EPA license 
  • Ability effectively work independently and as part of a team; strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of OSHA and other local / state / federal safety standards / requirements
  • Ability to work a varied schedule including nights, weekends and holidays