Facility Operating Engineer II Or Apprentice - Convention Center

internship - full time, paid

Metro
Portland, OR
Closed
Posted 66 Days ago
Metro
Portland, OR
internship - full time, paid
Posted 66 Days ago
Closed

Description

Metro Logo Facility Operating Engineer II or Apprentice - Oregon Convention Center Applied 24/04/19 Apply on Partner Site 3.4 Metro Portland, OR Facility Operating Engineer II or Apprentice - Oregon Convention Center Metro Applied 24/04/19 Apply on Partner Site Applied 24/04/19 Apply on Partner Site Job Company Rating Reviews This is a full-time position with a full benefit package, including paid holidays, vacation, sick pay, shift differential, PERS, medical, dental and vision. Represented by IUOE Local 701. Multiple positions are available. These positions will be filled at the Facility Operating Engineer II and/or Apprentice level depending on the successful candidate's qualifications. OCC is an Authorized Training Agent through the Portland Community College's Trades & Industry Department and if hired as an apprentice, employee will be required to enter the program. Metro will reimburse employee for tuition and associated fees upon proof of successful completion of each course. Facility Operating Engineer II entry rate: $33.21; after 6 months: $34.79/hour Apprentice Operating Engineer entry rate: $28.54; after 6 months: $29.89/hour Are you interested in working in a fast-paced environment with a broad range of work tasks in a sustainability focused business? If so, the Oregon Convention Center (OCC) welcomes your enthusiasm to join our team. From operating the Building Management System (Alerton) to repairing commercial food and beverage equipment to maintaining and repairing rolling stock to installing temporary utilities for events. This position has many diverse responsibilities in an environment with unlimited opportunity for learning new things while working on a variety of different systems. We're looking for team members who are curious and have a desire to continue to build their professional knowledge of new equipment, systems and processes. This position works under the direction of the Facilities Manager and Lead Engineer to operate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair all HVACR related equipment, potable water piping, compressors, pumps, plumbing fixtures, filter systems, exhaust fans, overhead doors, fire sprinkler systems, emergency generators and other mechanical equipment associated with the OCC. Facility Operating Engineers support clients of Oregon Convention Center by providing temporary installation of utilities as needed for event support and work with Event Managers to ensure all show related needs are met. About the Oregon Convention Center The Oregon Convention Center (OCC), a LEED Platinum facility, is the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, hosting more than 13 million visitors since its opening in 1990. Annually hosting roughly 500 events with an average of $550 million in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the facility. The industry leader for its sustainability practices, the OCC was the first convention center in the U.S. to earn the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Certification for existing buildings in 2004 and earned LEED Silver in 2008 and has been LEED Platinum since 2014. OCC's commitment to sustainable practices, focus on superior customer service and innovation ensures its future as a leader in the hospitality and convention business. At the Oregon Convention Center, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive. For more information about the Oregon Convention Center visit: www.oregoncc.org. Essential Job Duties: An employee in this position must be able to perform all the essential job duties listed below with or without reasonable accommodation; however, this list is not intended to include all of the specific tasks which an employee in this position may be expected to perform. Facility Operating Engineer II * Operates, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs HVAC equipment including chillers, cooling towers, boilers, air handling units and associated equipment * Is proficient in the operation and scheduling of Building Management Systems (Alerton) to ensure client and occupants comfort * Maintains, operates and repairs refrigeration systems and associated equipment * Maintains and repairs commercial kitchen equipment * Repairs and maintains plumbing system and associated fixtures including backflow devices * Repairs and maintains rolling stock (i.e., forklifts, riding floor scrubbers/sweepers, carts, etc.) and records completed work in the CMMS program * Completes work orders in the CMMS program to ensure timely and accurate documentation of scheduled maintenance and on demand work orders * Installs temporary event related services, such as the installation of air, water, natural gas and electrical connections (limited to plug in services) * Maintains building electrical system (i.e., changes light bulbs, repairs broken outlet plugs, changes light ballast, etc.) * Fulfill Metro's employee values of public service, excellence, teamwork, respect, innovation and sustainability. These duties include but are not limited to: * maintaining positive relationships * respecting diversity of ideas and perspectives of others * demonstrating sustainable practices * assisting the public, public officials and other employees in a professional and courteous manner * developing safe work habits and contributing to the safety of self and co-workers * contributing to a positive team atmosphere * having regular and punctual attendance * Performs assigned duties during an emergency situation * Performs related duties as assigned. Apprentice Operating Engineer * All duties listed above will be required, however OCC values learning opportunities and is an Authorized Training Agent through the Portland Community College's Trades & Industry Department and will consider candidates who do not have experience with all duties listed * Applicants hired at the apprentice level must be currently enrolled in the PCC apprenticeship program or be willing to enter the program upon hire (An employee currently enrolled or willing to enroll in the apprenticeship program may be entitled to tuition reimbursement from OCC). These positions are represented by IUOE Local 701 and are classified as Operating Engineer II or the Apprentice Operating Engineer classification (click to read the full classification). Classification descriptions are typically written broadly and do not include the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. Minimum Requirements: Facility Operating Engineer II: * High School diploma or GED; minimum of two years' experience as an operating engineer in a large public events facility; or any combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. Experience must include work-related tasks in plumbing, refrigeration, heating and cooling. * Limited Maintenance Electrical License * Possess of or the ability to obtain an EPA Universal Refrigeration Certification, Brazing Certification, Backflow Assembly Tester Certification and CPR Certification * A valid state driver's license * Ability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays, as required. All standard schedules include at least one Saturday or Sunday. Shifts are bid twice annually based on seniority within the union. Apprentice Operating Engineer: * High School diploma or GED, a degree from a technical or trade school and one year of experience in a position that demonstrates mechanical aptitude; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the necessary knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the job. * A valid state driver's license * Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays, as required. All standard schedules include at least one Saturday or Sunday. Shifts are bid twice annually based on seniority within the union. * Must be currently enrolled in the apprenticeship program or be willing to enter the program upon hire. Knowledge, skills and abilities Facility Operating Engineer II Knowledge of: * Operation, maintenance and repair of hot water boilers, refrigeration equipment, centrifugal chillers and cooling towers * Pneumatic and mechanical controls * Maintenance and repair of plumbing fixtures * Complex heating and ventilation systems * Computerize Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), OCC currently utilizes Asset Essentials, by Dude Solutions, Inc. * Building Management Systems (BMS), OCC uses Ascent Compass, by Alerton. * Lighting Control Systems, OCC uses Quantum by Lutron Skill to: * Diagnose and troubleshoot HVAC systems * Perform gas and electric welding * Understand and follow written and verbal instructions * Operate computer programs associated with job duties * Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public Ability to: * Rebuild pumps, fans, and gas and electric motor-driven equipment used by the facility, as allowed by state law * Read blueprints * Work independently and as a team with other team members * Establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, fellow employees and the public utilizing the OCC * Write daily shift logs and use Windows based computer systems * Obtain licenses as required * Comprehend and abide by the rules and regulations established by the Oregon Convention Center and Metro * Perform tasks that require heavy lifting, moving, etc. * Apply federal, state, local laws, regulations, and agency policies and procedures for respective field * Use discretion with confidential and sensitive matters * Work in a safe manner and follow Metro safety policies, practices, and procedures * Perform all essential duties of the position Apprentice Operating Engineer * Basic knowledge of materials, methods, and equipment used for maintenance and repair. * Perform or learn to perform tasks listed above * Ability to: * Obtain and maintain enrollment in the apprenticeship program and complete all coursework and requirements of the program. * Demonstrative mechanical aptitude in a variety of applications * Prioritize work in a fast-paced environment * Understand and follow verbal and written instructions including operating manuals and application instructions supplied by product manufacturers * Communicate clearly and concisely * Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Additional Information: Working conditions: This position requires the ability to perform those activities to complete the essential functions of the job, either with or without reasonable accommodation. Work is performed predominately indoors but requires some work outdoors with exposure to all types of weather conditions. Work in a confined space or overhead location may be required. The position requires continuous and/or frequent climbing, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, sitting, walking, pushing, pulling, and lifting parts, tools and equipment that weighs up to 50lbs. This position also requires seeing, talking, hearing, repetitive motions of hand/wrists, fingering, grasping, feeling and handling. Mental activities required by the employee in this position include decision-making, interpersonal skills, teamwork, problem analysis, and the ability to perform math and to read, write, speak and understand English. This position is exposed to chemicals, fumes and dust. Gloves, masks, protective eyewear and other personal protective equipment are required while performing some tasks. Online applications: Metro now accepts job applications online. If you need assistance or accommodation with your application, or access to a computer, call 503-797-1570. Accommodation: Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in this process. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources (503) 797-1570. Public Employees Retirement System (PERS): New employees will pay the employee portion of the PERS contribution. Veterans' Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualified veterans may be eligible for veterans' preference when applying for Metro positions. If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veterans' preference for this job, please provide qualifying documents as instructed during the application process. Criminal background check: In order to protect the well being of its employees, the public and agency assets, Metro may conduct criminal background checks on candidates selected for Metro positions. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude employment and will be considered on a case by case basis. A background check will only be conducted if you are selected as a finalist for a position. If selected as a finalist, you will be contacted by Human Resources prior to the initiation of a background check. Equal employment opportunity: All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law. Assistance will be gladly provided upon request for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory disabilities. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer SDL2017 Overview Website www.metro.ca Headquarters Montreal, QC, Canada Size 10000+ employees Founded 1947 Type Company - Public (MRU.A) Industry Retail Revenue 500+ billion (INR) per year Competitors Unknown Metro Photos Metro photo of: Metro Inc Metro photo of: Entrance Metro photo of: work Metro photo of: Pumpkin Carving Contest Metro photo of: Holiday Cookies Metro photo of: The Seniors of Metro

Skills

manufacturing, facilities management, piping, hvac, pumps, maintenance management, completion, water management, materials, electricity, leed, building management systems, boilers, welding, refrigeration

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