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Building Operation Engineer

Posted on July 29, 2022

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IUOE Local 302
Climate Pledge Arena
Not disclosed
Seattle, WA
Applications accepted until position filled

Position Summary:
The Engineering Technician assists with maintenance and repair in the areas of  structure buildup and teardown, and building maintenance. Duties include a variety of skilled work including installation, remodeling, repair, alteration, HVAC, kitchen equipment, plumbing systems, carpentry, and the preparation of surfaces for painting and the mixing, application, and removal of paints.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain all physical aspects of Climate Pledge Arena; from the structure to chillers, boilers, pumps, valves, air handling units, and cooling towers is essential; heating and cooling equipment, BMS, kitchen equipment, fire systems, vertical transportation, and plumbing
  • Responsible for all repair and maintenance of the food equipment in the arena.
  • Responsible for installing new equipment, repairing leaks, maintaining settings on wiring controls, and replacing defective or old parts.
  • Maintain inventory, as well as to ensure that tools and equipment are properly maintained.
  • Work in conjunction with the Chief Engineer to help implement an effective P.M. program for all components and systems.
  • Operate and maintain the BMS system, fire pumps, jockey pumps and fire suppression system.
  • Support the successful completion of 50 NHL games, 20 WNBA games, 80 major music/entertainment events, and 25 miscellaneous events each year.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs of various HVAC equipment including: air handlers, VAV boxes, fan coils, heat pumps and split systems.
  • Perform light plumbing repairs including but not limited to: toilets, urinals, sinks, faucets and drainage.
  • Maintain, inspect and repair all kitchen equipment in the arena.
  • Assist in required daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual, and annual required building inspections, and institute required corrections and/or Preventative Maintenance systems and schedules as needed.
  • Work with subcontractors and vendors as required to carry out the various responsibilities of such 3rd party services.
  • Manage work request and preventative maintenance requirements through an on-line work order system including, responding to all service calls and verifying completion.
  • Promote a safe working environment for all employees by following the life safety and emergency program as needed.
  • Coordinate the operations activities with other building departments and show-related contractors.
  • Repair hardware throughout the building including but not limited to: doors, locks, drywall dents and scratches.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and as needed to assist in the management of responsibilities associated with the facility.
About the employer: Climate Pledge Arena
We are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community and business partners through world class sports and entertainment. We believe that Winning Matters, our Fans come first, with risk comes reward, great teams can achieve unimaginable results, honoring the Pacific Northwest is our duty and driving the business is our responsibility. Climate Pledge Arena, a $1.15 Billion redevelopment of the facility formerly known as KeyArena and built originally for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, will be transformed into a world class, state-of-the-art City jewel and destination. Located at Seattle Center in the heart of Seattle’s Uptown Neighborhood, the new venue offers a truly unique and intimate experience for the newest NHL franchise, the Seattle Kraken, WNBA’s Seattle Storm, concerts and other entertainment events, while preserving the historic nature of Seattle Center and its surroundings. This project is a completely new arena beneath its existing historic-landmark roof.
Possibility of joining IUOE Local 302:

This job is not currently unionized. Some opportunities indexed in our database are union-eligible jobs. You can learn more about forming a union at: mlklabor.org/join-a-union

About your union: IUOE Local 302

The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) is a progressive, diversified trade union that primarily represents operating engineers, who work as heavy equipment operators, mechanics, and surveyors in the construction industry, and stationary engineers, who work in operations and maintenance in building and industrial complexes, and in the service industries.


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