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Electrical/Mechanical Repair Technician-Rupp Arena

Company: Oak View Group
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Oak View Group
Oak View Group (OVG) is the world's leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke -and -Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the -way -we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.

We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values: -

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.

    More information at---OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on---Facebook,---Instagram,---Twitter, and---LinkedIn. -
    Will have primary responsibility for providing skilled electrical and mechanical maintenance support to the Lexington Center building complex, Opera House and performing basic to complex electrical installations and wiring for events and trade shows. Light to moderate plumbing, general building repair and maintenance, preventive maintenance and repair on machinery.
    About the Venue
    Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky is fast becoming THE must play venue. Lexington is an active and thriving market that is craving an active and welcoming venue for events. The heart of any thriving community is its downtown-and Lexington Center and the historic Rupp Arena are truly the heart of downtown Lexington and one of the most widely-recognized entertainment venues in North America. The 20,000-seat arena, affectionately referred to by some as "the Cathedral of College Basketball" is home to the National Champion University of Kentucky men's basketball program and has played host to some of the most talented and award-winning musicians/artists in the world including U2, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Justin Timberlake, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, and many others. -
    Central Bank Center is our convention side, with over 99k sf of exhibition space, 24k sf each of meeting and ball room space, 50k of hospitality space, 10k sf of flexible space, and over 2500 covered and uncovered parking spaces.

    • Performs routine to complex electrical installations such as electrical wiring for trade shows. -
    • Responsible for light to moderate plumbing installation and repair.
    • Designs and fabricates parts needed in the repair and maintenance of doors, etc.
    • Implements electrical wiring, cutting, bending and installation of metal conduit.
    • Performs preventive maintenance/repair on building machinery, which also includes cleaning of equipment and the equipment room.
    • Executes installation, replacement and repair of the building's plumbing system i.e., pipes, sinks, faucets handles and restroom commodes, etc.
    • Answers questions and provides technical assistance to vendors and clients prior to and during trade show setups. -
    • Light bulb replacement and other special projects.
    • Attends training seminars and programs to stay abreast of the latest maintenance procedures, new equipment, etc.


      • Electrical/Mechanical Building Maintenance.
      • Three (3) or more years of related experience performing Electrical/Mechanical tasks or activities related to and required in the operation of a large building complex.
      • Must have working knowledge of Electrical/Mechanical procedures methods, practices, tools and equipment.
      • Must be able to read electrical, mechanical and building blueprints.
      • Must have good organizational and planning skills, the ability to maintain daily work records of job assignments in progress and those completed for weekly labor reports.
      • Must have the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
      • Ability to exercise good judgment, diplomacy, courtesy and tact.
      • Knowledge of Electrical/Mechanical equipment, tools and supplies.
      • The ability to operate a forklift and other service vehicles (pick-up truck, van, etc.)
      • Valid driver's license

        Physical Requirements

        • Requires a full range of body motions including seeing and hearing to normal range.
        • Job requires routine standing, walking, stooping, bending, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, speaking, hearing and visually checking work assignments in progress and those that have been completed.
        • Occasionally must lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
        • Frequently works irregular hours and tight time deadlines.

          Working Conditions

          • Work is performed in an enclosed office environment with occasional exposure to outside elements.

            Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.
            At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.
            Vaccination Statement
            We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19. - -Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.
            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.

Keywords: Oak View Group, Lexington , Electrical/Mechanical Repair Technician-Rupp Arena, Engineering , Lexington, Kentucky

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