Building Engineer
Description

The “Live Music Capital of the World” is finally getting the world-class arena it deserves. Opening in April of 2022, Moody Center will provide Austin, TX with a premiere 15,000+ seat venue to host the biggest artists and acts on the planet. Designed specifically for concerts, the new arena will replace the 42-year-old Frank Erwin Center and will provide top-tier hospitality, artist amenities, and all of the benefits of a modern music venue. In addition, the facility will serve as the new home court of the University of Texas men’s and women’s basketball programs.


Moody Center is being constructed on land owned by the University of Texas. The $338 million venue is being privately financed through a unique partnership between Oak View Group, Live Nation/ C3 Presents, Matthew McConaughey and The University of Texas at Austin.


At Moody Center, we are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community, and business partners through world-class sports and entertainment. We believe winning matters, our fans come first, with risk comes reward, great teams achieve unimaginable results, honoring the culture and music history of Austin, Texas is our duty and driving the business is our responsibility. Visit www.moodycenteratx.com to learn more about this venue. 


Position Summary: 

Under general supervision of the Engineering Manager, the Building Engineer will perform a variety of skilled and unskilled activities involved in the operation and maintenance of the facility’s mechanical and electrical systems and general operations.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate, monitor, repair and maintain the facility’s audio-visual, environmental controls, emergency power, electrical, HVAC and lighting systems as required for the safe and efficient operation of the facility.
  • Repair and rebuild various items such as motors, compressors, and ice machines. 
  • Follow the preventive maintenance program, energy management program, and standard operating procedures for all machinery and equipment.
  • Perform repairs and maintenance tasks such as re-lamping, replacing ceiling tiles, filters and belts as required.
  • Record and log all work performed, complete work order slips and compile all required reports in a timely and complete manner.
  • Assist other Operation Department divisions to expedite event conversions as needed.
  • Promote a safe working environment for all employees by following the life safety and emergency program as needed.
  • Read and interpret performance charts and control panels to evaluate the efficiency of each system.
  • Respond to routine, precautionary and emergency alarms from building automation and life safety systems.
  • Maintains walls (interior and exterior) of entire complex including all drywall repairs, sanding, and repainting.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons and others encountered in the course of employment.
  • Maintain inventory of paint and supplies. 
  • May occasionally have to enter areas where fumes, airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals are present. 
  • Frequent bending, carrying, moving, climbing, working from various heights, lifting 15-50 pounds, sitting, exposure to moderate to loud noises, extensive walking through the building.



Requirements
  • The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and three (3) years full-time experience at a facility; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some technical support school or advanced electrical or refrigeration courses is preferred. 
  • Understand the methods, principles and practices required for the operation and maintenance of the mechanical and electrical systems. 
  • Familiar with operational procedures, facility capabilities, industry terminology, event-related services and technical requirements for the types of events anticipated at the facility.
  • Knowledge in general techniques in plumbing, electrical wiring and ventilating systems to be able to assist the HVAC and Electrical technicians as needed.
  • Understanding of door hardware, locks, key machine, door closers, etc.
  • Possess any licenses, certificates or training required by local, state or national authorities for the operation of the equipment found in the facility. Be licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle in the United States.
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings and other related materials.
  • Ability to follow and adhere to all safety precautions, building codes, rules, regulations, risk management and emergency procedures.
  • Ability to operate equipment such as light trucks, pallet jacks, forklifts, scrubbing machines or other light power driven equipment.
  • Ability to operate monitoring controls and a personal computer (light use) using 24/7 Work Order System Windows and Microsoft Office software E-mail.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to work independently, exercising judgment and initiative.
  • Experience in stadiums, arenas, and/or convention centers is preferred 


Oak View Group

Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.


Vaccination Statement

We are committed to ensuring all of our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Thus, OVG requires Covid-19 vaccinations of all employees, sub-contractors, and vendors.  
 

EEO Statement

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.