Electrician - UBS Arena (Elmont · NY)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Electrician
Made for Music, Built for Hockey
About UBS Arena 
UBS Arena is the first third-generation arena in New York and will become the new home for the New York Islanders for the 2021-22 season. On the grounds of historic Belmont Park, UBS Arena is Made for Music and Built for Hockey; designed to deliver superior concert acoustics and unforgettable experiences for both music and hockey fans. UBS Arena will attract a roster of world-class artists and diverse music genres and expects to host more than 150 major events annually.
Position Summary  
 We are our hiring our Electrician.  The Electrician reports to the Director of Engineering & Maintenance and is responsible for the operation and maintenance of UBS Arena’s electrical equipment and infrastructure. This role involves the timely and efficient completion of preventative maintenance tasks, reactive repairs, and supervision and operation of electrical equipment. The Electrician is expected to work independently and professionally across multiple skilled disciplines to support a world class Arena guest experience. In addition, the Electrician is expected to maintain all electrical rooms to the highest standards of safety and cleanliness.  
While you are here, you will:
  • Responsible for maintaining and repairing electrical equipment and infrastructure at UBS Arena. This includes power distribution cable-runs and hand-off/plug-ins for Arena Events, lighting and ballast work, variable frequency drive (VFD) maintenance, electrical breaker and panel maintenance, switchgear maintenance and operation, transformer maintenance, automatic transfer switch operation and maintenance, electrical feed lock-out/tag-outs, Fire Alarm/Security Low Voltage maintenance.   
  • Regular preventative maintenance. 
  • Provide support for electrical needs of the Operating Engineers, IT/AV, and larger Arena Operations team. 
  • Responsible for general upkeep and cleanliness of all Electrical Rooms, including dusting and mopping floors, painting of walls, and conduit and panel marking. 
  • Operate and maintain Arena chillers, boilers, ice plant, cooling towers, pumps, air handling units, fan coil units, VAVs, exhaust fans, restrooms and associated Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, fire protection and low voltage infrastructure.  
  • Complete reactive tasks during events such as lighting repairs, breaker / circuit issues and normal power interruption incidents.  
  • Support the Engineering & Maintenance Department staff on tasks requiring electrical work. 
  • Embrace technology, including taking ownership over the Arena’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and directing the efficient completion of work. 
  • Comply UBS Arena policies, including safety, job performance and personal conduct.  
  • Assist with coordinating with external vendors and contractor personnel - making sure that work is performed up to job specifications and UBS Arena standards. 
  • Work in a client-focused manner with other Arena departments to accomplish work orders and exceed expectations for quality of work. 
  • Effectively communicate with all Engineering & Maintenance team members to accomplish projects and tasks. 
  • Participate in a healthy and supportive culture amongst the Engineering & Maintenance team. 
  • Ensure tools and equipment are in good repair and properly stored. 

What you need to be qualified:
  • Must have 3–5-year experience as an electrician.  
  • Must be certified electrician 
  • Venue experience preferred 
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to function independently in a fast paced, high-pressure environment  
  • Must have the ability to work flexible schedule including long hours, nights, weekends and holidays. 
  • Must be comfortable working with the public and have strong interpersonal and communications skills 
  • Ability to function independently in a fast paced, high-pressure environment  
  • Must be comfortable working with the public and have strong interpersonal and communications skills 
  • Experience working closely with multiple building trades, including engineers, plumbers, carpenters, and painters. 
  • Ability to be agile and flexible with expectations and direction. 
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions that adhere to the purpose, mission, and goals of UBS Arena.  
Who you are:
  • Accountable: Take ownership of your work and of your projects from start to finish with a keen attention to detail
  • Flexible: Switch gears on a moment’s notice and adapt to shifting priorities
  • Collaborative: Build cross-functional relationships within the organization and with partners
  • Passionate: Bring energy and a can-do attitude to the role every day
  • Solutions-Oriented: Show off your problem-solving and decision-making skills while focusing on the solutions in every case

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.

We are committed to ensuring all of our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Thus, OVG requires vaccinations of all employees, sub-contractors, and vendors. 

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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.

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have 3+ years of experience as an Electrician?

  2. Are you a certified Electrician?

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