Master Electrician with Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle · WA

Climate Pledge Arena jobs
Sports Jobs in Seattle · WA
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Electrician
Our Purpose:
We are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community and business partners through world class sports and entertainment. We believe that Winning Matters, our Fans come first, with risk comes reward, great teams can achieve unimaginable results, honoring the Pacific Northwest is our duty and driving the business is our responsibility. 
Climate Pledge Arena, a $1 Billion redevelopment of the facility formerly known as KeyArena and built originally for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, will be transformed into a world class, state-of-the-art City jewel and destination. Located at Seattle Center in the heart of Seattle’s Uptown Neighborhood, the new venue will offer a truly unique and intimate experience for the NHL, WNBA, concerts and other entertainment events, while preserving the historic nature of Seattle Center and its surroundings. This project will be a completely new arena beneath its existing historic-landmark roof that will remain in place. Climate Pledge Arena is under construction now, projected opening 2021. The 32nd NHL franchise, the Seattle Kraken will begin play in the 2021-2022 season. 
Position Summary: 
The role of the Master Electrician is to safely and efficiently assist in the testing and check-out of new and existing equipment and systems; maintenance and repair of all electrical components, systems and structures as directed; and contribute efforts and ideas which will insure their proper operation, performance and reliability. This includes low voltage requirement within the facilities. Coordinate and execute installation, repairs, troubleshoot and perform preventive maintenance on, including but not limited to, indoor lighting systems, electrical systems and apparatus, Main Power Distribution Systems and Panel Boards, outdoor facility lighting, construction projects, kitchen equipment and HVAC systems. Respond to emergency power failures and emergency back-up systems. Monitor and test various electrical systems. Coordinate inspections for contractor performed work in renovations and new construction projects. Certify work performed by contractors as complete and in accordance with NEC. Locate electrical wiring for various projects. Must maintain a valid Master Electrician License.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage and oversee that all work completed by the team is done correctly and efficiently, providing coaching as needed.
  • Manage and oversee the team's work schedule to ensure there is always sufficient coverage in the building for events and non-events.
  • Work in conjunction with the Director of Engineering to help implement an effective P.M. program for all electrical components and systems.
  • Install, repair, and service electrical systems.
  • Source or fabricate replacement electrical components.
  • Interpret blueprints and drawing rough sketches when required.
  • Guide and oversee other apprentices or journeyman electricians.
  • Draw up preventative maintenance measures and explaining these to clients and other electricians.
  • Support the successful completion of 50 NHL games, 20 WNBA games, 80 major music/entertainment events, and 25 miscellaneous events each year.
  • Maintain, repair, organize, and clean all building systems, tools and related equipment.
  • Install and tear down shows and clean up areas for next scheduled event
  • Maintain, inspect and repair all kitchen equipment in the arena to ensure power to all equipment is correct.
  • Assist in required daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual, and annual required building inspections, and institute required corrections and/or Preventative Maintenance systems and schedules as needed.
  • Obtaining required permits, equipment, tools, and materials for projects.
  • Testing and troubleshooting systems.
  • Provides assistance during emergencies.
  • Updating project records and preparing relevant documents and reports for clients.
  • Liaise with clients, vendors, and other electricians.
  • Repair, install, replace, and test electrical circuits, equipment, and appliances using appropriate tools and testing instruments.
  • Lead, guide, and/or train other electricians in applicable procedures and techniques.
  • Repair and maintain motor control centers and programmable logic controls (1000 volt and below).
  • Knowledge of secondary electrical systems including planning additions or modifications on secondary circuits.
  • Ability to use appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to repair, install, replace, and test 1000 volt and below electrical circuits, equipment and appliances.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair electrical controls, industrial motor control centers, and programmable logic controllers for secondary systems 1000 volt and below.
  • Ability to lead and train staff and/or students.
  • Ability to read commercial electrical blueprints and apply NEC through the full range of commercial and industrial maintenance and construction work.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Ability to install and maintain motors, welding equipment, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, and transformers as appropriate to the position.
  • Ability to isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment.
  • Ensure that equipment is properly tagged and secured before maintenance or repair work is performed.
  • Manage all lighting controls for entire building including exterior and parking garages.
  • Work with subcontractors and vendors as required to carry out the various responsibilities of such 3rd party services.
  • Manage work request and preventative maintenance requirements through an on-line work order system including, respond and verify completion of all service calls.
  • Employee will maintain proper dress attire as instructed by their supervisor including but not limited to uniforms and proper shoes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and as needed to assist in the management of responsibilities associated with the facility.
  • May be subject to 24 hour per day and 7 days per week on call.
Required Experience & Qualifications:
  • Minimum of two (2) years directly related and progressively responsible electrical experience required, in an operational environment such as electrical construction or maintenance.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of electrical components, systems and structures, tools, test instruments, and proper procedures related to installation, start-up, maintenance, and repair of electrical equipment.
  • Must be able to work in heights of 125 ft. and with consideration lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Good communication and expression skills are a must in working effectively with all individuals both inside and outside the company. Must be able to accurately and neatly complete all necessary forms and paperwork.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems; ability to troubleshoot electrical switchgear, transformers, and work with 480 volt, 3-phase power
  • Able to work both independently with minimum supervision and in a team atmosphere
  • Organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines
  • Able to effectively interact with customers, field staff, co-workers and vendors
  • Flexible and able to work with constantly adjusting schedule, priorities, and responsibilities
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be adaptable with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an expert ability to present and communicate new ideas and concepts.
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented, resourceful, quick learner and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional experience in leading, motivating and developing employees
  • A high degree of personal integrity and consistently put the interests of the organization first.
  • Must be a fierce communicator and cross-organizational collaborator.
Preferred Experience & Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent, 2-year Technical accreditation preferred
  • 7-10 years’ experience in property and/or facilities maintenance
  • Low voltage experience is a plus.
  • Experience with large-scale events in a stadium or concert setting of a similar size (18,000 seats) is highly desirable

Working Conditions:
  • Minimal Travel (<10% travel): May be required to travel. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule inclusive of weekends, nights and holidays required
  • Frequent bending, lifting 15-20 pounds, sitting, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building
Seattle Hockey Partners, LLC and Seattle Arena Company, LLC are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate on basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

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