OEG Sports & Entertainment

OEG Sports & Entertainment

Arena Technician (Part-Time)

Oilers Entertainment Group - Part Time
Jobs in Edmonton · AB · Canada
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Facility/Venue Management

About OEG Sports & Entertainment:  

OEG Sports & Entertainment delivers leading sports, entertainment and other special event programming to fans and patrons in Canada and the United States. OEG owns the five-time Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton Oilers, the WHL’s three-time Memorial Cup Champion Edmonton Oil Kings, the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors and operates Rogers Place, the new home of the Oilers and Oil Kings, located in ICE District, Canada’s largest mixed-used sports and entertainment development.

Role Summary:

The part-time Arena Technician is responsible for the maintenance and operation of all aspects of Field of Play and mechanical systems for Rogers Place. Reporting to the Supervisor, Ice Operations and the Supervisor, Engineering, the Arena Technician has responsibility for all Field of Play components including but not limited to Ice, Dasher Boards, Acrylic, Spectator Netting, Goal Frames, Ice Edgers, and Zambonis and mechanical systems including but not limited to HVAC and refrigeration during events.

Core Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Serve as one of the on-site Arena Technicians for Rogers Place events
  • Install and maintain the ice surface to high standards according to Rogers Place plan
  • Record and maintain accurate readings and log books
  • Maintain Refrigeration, HVAC and other mechanical systems
  • Maintain all “Field of Play” components
  • Maintain Ice Resurfacers and Edgers
  • Operate equipment such as forklifts, bobcats, floor scrubbers, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned 

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • High School or Technical School diploma or combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Valid Province of Alberta, or Inter-provincial Fifth Class or higher Power Engineer’s certificate required.
  • Field of Play Operations or mechanical experience will be considered an extreme asset
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical blueprints and schematics
  • Experience with operation and maintenance of ice resurfacing machines considered an asset 
  • Functional knowledge of facility maintenance, including but not limited to ice maintenance/operation, electrical systems, centrifugal chillers, HVAC systems, steam, ammonia refrigeration, plumbing systems and equipment control systems
  • You are available for shift work, weekends, and holidays 

Next Steps: 

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Those moving forward in the process will be contacted by a member of our team. 

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Job Questions:

  1. Please include all valid and relevant certifications and/or licenses (i.e. SSIA, ProServe, etc).

  2. Have you ever worked in a sports and entertainment facility? (i.e. Northlands, NHL facility, Commonwealth Stadium, Shaw Conference Centre, theatre/auditorium).

  3. Are you available to work non-traditional hours of work, including evenings, weekends, and holidays? (Oilers and Oil Kings games)