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Maintenance Technician (Electrical Helper) | Greater Richmond Convention Center - Spectra (Richmond · VA)

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Under direction from the Maintenance Technician (Electrician), the Maintenance Laborer (Electrician Helper) assists the Center’s Electrician with installing and maintaining electrical/power systems and will assist other Maintenance Technicians on other various maintenance related tasks. In the absence of the Maintenance Technician (Electrician), the Maintenance Laborer (Electrician Helper) may receive instruction from other Maintenance Technicians, the Maintenance Manager or the Director of Operations.
Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment, and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

  • Repair, install, replace and test electrical circuits, equipment and appliances using necessary hand tools and testing instruments under electrician’s supervision.
  • Isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment, using suitable testing instruments under electricians’ supervision
  • Examine and test elements of electrical systems to locate obvious faults, such as blown fuses, short circuits, broken wires, loose connections, and worn motor brushes under electricians’ supervision
  • Replace faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, insulators, and other simple elements of electrical systems, fixtures and appliances under electrician’s supervision
  • Replace bulbs and/or ballast in all electrical light systems
  • Replace defective equipment parts such as gears, bushings and bearings and other related electrical parts
  • Repair motors, transformers, generators, and electronic controllers on equipment
  • Report discrepancies or concerns with work assignments as necessary to the Maintenance Technician (Electrician) or the Maintenance Manager
  • As required, estimate materials needed and record time and materials expended on each work orders. 
  • Operate equipment used in the maintenance of conventions facilities such as scissor lifts, boom lift and other maintenance equipment. 
  • Assist in installing, maintaining, and repairing pipes, valves, faucets, sinks, and other plumbing facilities; repair and maintenance of the facility to include chairs, tables, doors, windows and other articles and fixtures
  • Operate software-based tasks controlling the HVAC equipment and lighting controls for the center
  • Assist in the operation, maintenance, and repair of HVAC equipment; repair and maintenance of various other tools and equipment
  • Assist with maintenance tasks such as drywall, mixing and matching paint, stains, and painting
  • Assist in the completion of preventative maintenance tasks on assigned equipment in the maintenance department
  • Clean and organize work sites as directed
  • Perform other duties as required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Minimum of one (1) year of practical experience in the electrical field and general facility maintenance
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED
  • Vocational training in the electrical field
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain a current CPR certificate
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain a Virginia driver’s license
Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply. Spectra is committed to maintaining a Drug Free Workplace!