Walton Arts Center Maintenance Technician
Job Type
Full-time
Description

About Us

At Walton Arts Center/Walmart AMP, we strive to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best Arts and Entertainment to our audiences in Northwest Arkansas, and we know our organization runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.


  

Walton Arts Center and the Walmart AMP aspire to be welcoming spaces where people can be their authentic selves. To truly embody our mission, we recognize the importance of reflecting the diversity of our community on our stages, in our audiences and within our workforce, volunteers and Board.  


Our organizations’ dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in our values: Relevance; Inclusivity; Sustainability; Excellence. Diversity is a commitment at Walton Arts Center/Walmart AMP. We are fully focused on equity and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us unique.


Walton Arts Center Inc. operates two campuses: a 1,200-seat proscenium theatre and 269-seat black box in Fayetteville and an 11,000-capacity outdoor Amphitheatre known as the Walmart AMP in Rogers, AR. Walton Arts Center has been Arkansas’ premier performing arts center for over 30 years and Walmart AMP has consistently been one of Billboard's top-rated amphitheaters producing 30 plus concerts per season.


Located in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, NWA (as the locals refer to it) includes Benton, Washington, and Madison counties, with five hub cities: Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale and Siloam Springs. The economic opportunity is unparalleled, but so is the lifestyle — with: 400-plus miles of mountain biking trails and paved pathways, a thriving arts community complete with world-class performing arts center and museums, a legitimate beer and food scene, and live music to enjoy. Best of all, it’s a place where everyone is welcome.


Position Overview

The Maintenance Technician performs general preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, equipment, and grounds for Walmart AMP (Rogers) and Walton Arts Center (Fayetteville). Some travel between locations will be required. Working under general supervision, this position assists in monitoring building system operations and performance, and utilizes several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling.


Principal Responsibilities

  • Assists with troubleshooting and repairs of buildings and installed systems to include: plumbing systems, kitchen equipment, roofs, drains, shop and HVAC.
  • Performs assigned day-to-day repairs, emergency and preventive maintenance.
  • Reviews assigned work orders. Estimates time and materials needed to complete repairs.
  • Maintains lighting systems throughout the facilities, cleaning fixtures, and replacing bulbs and lamps.
  • Performs carpentry, furniture assembly, and locksmith tasks, as needed.
  • Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed.
  • Performs general labor work as assigned including loading, unloading and moving materials.
  • Run errands to support projects.
  • Maintain security and safety requirements as defined by operations guidelines.
  • Maintain professional working relationships with teammates, fellow staff members from other departments, vendors, patrons, and tenants of leased spaces.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

The work environment as well as the intellectual, social, and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education, Training, Traits

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations
  • Requires basic analytical skills
  • An on-going desire to learn and improve
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve while keeping a calm and professional demeanor
  • Ability to communicate effectively via phone or in person to provide excellent services to a diverse array of coworkers, artists, and performers from all over the world
  • Ability to make decisions in a fast-paced work environment
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently as well as with others to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards

Work Experience

  • A minimum of two years of related work experience or training

Physical

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs regularly and up to 150 lbs periodically
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone
  • Must have a working cell phone and be willing to install basic applications and be willing to use it for work purposes
  • Must be able to work at a computer and communicate via email
  • Must be able to endure standing or walking for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to endure outdoor elements including cold, heat, wind, and/or precipitation
  • Must be able to work in large, crowded environments, with flashing lights, loud music and noises, pyrotechnics, and cannons as part of shows and events
Salary Description
$19.00 - $21.00