SMG Maintenance Engineer in Columbus, Ohio

SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for an Engineer/Facility Technician at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The Engineer/Facility Technician is responsible for performing routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on SMG-GCCC managed buildings, mechanical equipment and utility systems. This position will also serve to assist the Operations Crew with set-up changes as needed.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/ ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Building Inspections and Preventive Maintenance: * Daily inspection of all aspects of the facility including operating systems to detect malfunction and/or needed repairs. * Complete routine preventive maintenance for sprinkler system, engine room, diesel generator, message boards, monitors, elevators, air-handling and HVAC systems and pumps.

Skilled and Semi-Skilled Maintenance and Repair: * Perform painting, flooring, carpentry, plumbing, masonry glass repair, roofing and construction as directed. * Provide ground maintenance to include snow removal, landscape duties, painting of parking areas, etc. to maintain aesthetic quality of the facility. * Provide telephone line installation, telephone maintenance/repair and trouble-shooting of telephone operating system. * Lubricate and clean machinery and mechanical systems. * Install and maintain electrical wiring equipment and fixtures. * Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers or other components. * General repairs to Food & Beverage equipment. * Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical gear, generators, distribution panels, motors, building systems, etc. up to 480V. * Knowledge and skill to work with electrical gear, generators, distribution panels, motors, building systems, etc. up to 480V. * Installation and removal of show sets. * Must obtain and maintain employer sponsored Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) certification, if applicable. * Other duties as assigned.

Administrative functions: * Ability to read and understand schematic diagrams. * Maintain written daily activity log. * Request, compare and advise most cost effective purchasing. * Initiate Purchase Requisitions. * Maintain sub-contractor and vendor records and other data as required to support and verify payments and documentation of work performed. * Maintain, monitor and adjust Building Management System. * Maintain strong working relationship with outside contractors and vendors.

Other: * Equipment operation to include forklift, aerial lift, snow removal equipment power tools and associated equipment. * On-Call status for building emergencies and inclement weather responsibilities. * Assist Operations Crew as directed. * Respond to promoter requests and event requirements. * Complies with all OSHA regulations. Ensures facility is in compliance with same. * This position requires physical labor, including lifting up to 50 lbs, walking, standing or bending for extended periods of time. * Maintain a clean, safe and non-hazardous work environment. * Follow all lockout and tag out procedures. * Must have the ability to interact with guests in a friendly, courteous and polite manner. This will include initiating contact with guests within 10 feet -- i.e. smiling, saying "Good Day" or offering assistance when needed. * Must feel comfortable when around large groups or speaking to a guest, as needed * Understands the importance of providing customer service and in understanding of "The Magic is in the Details" * Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the ability to perform all essential duties and responsibilities in a satisfactory manner. Must possess a valid driver's license and have a reliable form of transportation. This position requires a High School Diploma or GED.

SKILLS: * Ability to work under deadlines dictated by event schedules and project timetables. * Skilled and semi-skilled maintenance and repair in carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, Mechanical and Electrical. * Ability to work independently. * Must have ability to display customer service through initiation of contact, smiling, extending handshakes, courteous and friendly

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled