Position Title: Electrician - Oregon Convention Center
Company Name: Oregon Convention Center / Metro
Position Location: 777 NE MLK Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232 United States
Company Website: http://www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs
Position Description: Deadline to apply: October 23, 2018 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
The Oregon Convention Center is hiring an electrician. This is a full time position with a full benefits package, including paid holidays, vacation, sick pay, shift differential, PERS, medical, dental and vision. Represented by IUOE Local 701.
Entry rate: $36.43/hour, full rate (after 6 months): $38.14/hour
As a conference and event venue leader, the Convention Center hosts people and events from around the world at our world-class venue. Our number one role is to provide a memorable experience for our shows and guests. We're looking for employees who enjoy working in a fast paced and friendly environment with great opportunities for advancement with Metro.
How can you contribute to the success of our operations? The electrician at the Convention Center installs temporary electrical services for building events and performs electrical installations, repairs, and preventative maintenance on all electrical systems and associated equipment.
The person in this position must be able to work a flexible schedule based on event and building requirements; scheduled shifts may include day shift, swing shift, weekends and holidays. For this position the current schedule is 9am – 5pm with Tuesdays and Wednesdays off but is subject to change. Supervision is received from the OCC Operations Manager/Lead Electrician.
The Oregon Convention Center, a LEED Platinum facility, is the largest convention facility in the Pacific Northwest, hosting more than 12 million visitors since its opening 1990. An average of $450 million is generated annually in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the facility.
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.
Position Requirements: High school diploma or GED; electrical trade school preferred. A current Oregon State Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician's license or higher is required at time of employment. Experience performing the duties of an Electrician in a large public assembly facility or similar venue, and while working with the public present; or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a CPR certificate. A valid state driver's license is required. Must be available to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.
Salary Range: Salary: $36.43 - $38.14 hourly
Benefits: Full benefits package
How to Apply: Online application process: https://www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs
Contact Name: Karen Painter
Contact Phone: (503) 797-1570
Additional Info: To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.