Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta Hawks

Chief Engineer - Atlanta Hawks (Atlanta · GA)

Atlanta Hawks
Jobs in Atlanta · GA
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Maintenance
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Who are we:
A professional basketball team and state-of-the-art arena/entertainment venue that specializes in creating memorable experiences for each guest we interact with. Some of our favorite things are live sports, concerts, comedy shows, family shows, and most any other world-class event you can think of, and we’re looking for someone who shares the same interests. We live for the fast-paced world of sports & live entertainment, and as such, we work hard, run fast, execute flawlessly, and party it up when it all comes together. Lastly, we strive to deliver wonderful experiences that create lasting memories, and we prefer to surround ourselves with those who are the best at what they do.

Who are you:
An enthusiastic lover of sports, live entertainment, and people. You have true passion for engaging in meaningful interactions and creating memorable experiences for all guests. You strive to be helpful, engaging, and knowledgeable of all things Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena. You enjoy being a part of an exciting and dynamic group, and you’re committed to continuously enhancing the productivity and effectiveness of your team. Lastly, you enjoy working hard and celebrating hard, and you’d be shocked if guests weren’t positively impacted by their interactions with you.

Job Summary:
As the Chief of Engineering, you will be responsible for leading the technical direction and engineering operations at the Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena. Your role involves overseeing the engineering aspects of live events, maintaining and upgrading facility systems, and implementing new technologies to enhance guest experiences. You will be the go-to expert in technical matters, blending your deep technical knowledge with a passion for live sports and entertainment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage all engineering operations, including maintenance, upgrades, and implementation of new systems.
  • Ensure the highest standards of technical excellence for live events, including sports games, concerts, and other entertainment shows.
  • Collaborate with various departments to enhance guest experiences through innovative engineering solutions.
  • Supervise and mentor a team of engineers and technical staff, fostering a culture of continuous learning and excellence.
  • Develop and manage budgets for engineering projects and maintenance.
  • Stay abreast of the latest trends in engineering and entertainment technology to keep the venue at the forefront of innovation.


  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in a technical or engineering role, preferably in a live entertainment or sports setting.
  • Proven leadership experience in managing engineering teams.
  • Strong technical knowledge of audio-visual systems, building management systems, and event production technologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field; a Master’s degree is a plus.
  • A passion for sports, live entertainment, and creating exceptional guest experiences.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

If this opportunity looks exciting to you, please complete the application process. Go Hawks!