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

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Under general direction, position is responsible for various equipment and facility maintenance needs.  Position will assist in variety of non-skilled duties as operations and events require. Accountable to the Lead Engineer, Asst Chief Engineer, Chief Engineer. 

  • Responsible for event engineering needs such as, but not limited to, event set-ups & changeovers, laying power, unlocking doors, listening and responding appropriately to radio calls for engineering assistance
  • Performs maintenance and repair of facility doors, hardware, millwork, seats, furniture, rails, staging, fixtures and associated equipment. 
  • Under general direction, performs maintenance and repair of facility equipment, auxiliary systems, minor electrical and plumbing repairs
  • 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
  • Ability to learn Spectra safety policies / procedures, along with local, state, federal, OSHA guidelines
  • Inspects, repairs and replaces defective parts & equipment as directed
  • Timely reports unsafe or malfunctioning equipment / conditions
  • Ability to read and execute on complex documents such as show drawings, manufacturer’s specifications, blue-prints and other reference materials to determine appropriate job requirements and procedures
  • Liaison between Engineering Dept and Operations team members to facilitate projects or use specialized engineering tools
  • Organize, inventory, maintain various engineering tools including, but not limited to, meters, test instruments, drills, saw and other power & hand tools
  • Responds to building emergencies, emergency repairs, and outages as directed
  • 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 
  • Demonstrated experience in general facility maintenance and repair of building systems and equipment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of tools and equipment used in maintaining facilities and equipment repairs
  • Basic computer experience including ability to accurately fill out web forms; check & respond to email. 
  • Familiarity with computerized maintenance systems preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and required specifications
  • Ability to effectively work independently and as part of a team
  • Basic knowledge or ability to learn company / local / state / federal safety standards requirements
  • Willingness ‘can do’ attitude to jump in and assist with a variety of tasks and projects as required
  • Willingness to report for emergencies as able / required
  • Ability to work a varied schedule including long hours, nights, weekends and holidays