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Engineering Technician II (HVAC-Controls) | Duke Energy Convention Center

Cincinnati, OH | Other
1 Day Ago

Job Description


Under general direction from the Chief Engineer and Engineering Supervisor, the Engineering Technician performs a variety of routine and advanced inspection, servicing, installation and repair tasks in multiple trades to maintain Duke Energy Convention Center's buildings, equipment, furnishings, fixtures and campus in proper condition; and to provide temporary electrical, air, water and gas services in support of exhibitions, trade shows and other events.   This position includes assignment of up to a scheduled 12-hour work shift; varying days and shift times including holidays and weekends.  In the absence of management, the Engineering Technician may receive functional event related instructions from the Event Manager(s), or general instructions from the Director of Operations or Assistant General Manager.


Salary range: $28.00-$30.00 / hour


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (include, but are not limited to…):

  • Maintains a safe, secure, pleasant environment for clients, visitors, and co-workers. Follows Duke Energy   Convention Center policies and procedures, applicable codes and safety regulations.
  • Performs routine and advanced inspection, troubleshooting, testing, maintenance and repair of electrical, mechanical, plumbing, safety and building systems; equipment, structures and components as required or  assigned, using standardized procedures or specialized skills.
  •  Operates Building Control Systems for the purpose of controlling space temperature and lighting.
  • Layout, installs and removes temporary electrical, air, water and gas services in support of exhibitions, trade shows and other events.
  • Accurately inputs data into department computers and maintains documents for the purposes of recording  materials used or required, work needed or performed, client billing, time utilized, monitoring physical plant    conditions, and report generation.  Documentation is kept current, on a daily basis and includes all required  
  • Responds to requests promptly and performs tasks with a demonstrated sense of urgency.
  • Proactively inspects facilities and equipment and acts promptly to address problems found.
  • Performs all assigned tasks in a professional manner as to reflect the highest integrity of the Engineering
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of position requirements and attends in-service education classes
  • Uses and maintains various meters, test instruments, drills, saws and other power and hand tools in the performance of job duties.
  • Maintains utilized tools, equipment, and work areas in a clean, safe, organized fashion, on a daily basis.
  • Communicates work activities and status to Chief Engineer / Engineering Supervisor and affected departments in a timely manner.
  •  Performs work on his/her own without more than limited supervision.  Plans work to minimize time and material  needed for proper completion.
  •  Maintains working knowledge of facility utility and life safety systems locations and operation.
  •  Infrequently may perform duties of Engineering Supervisor.


OTHER DUTIES (include, but are not limited to…):

  • Provide general information, directions and assistance to facility guests
  • Promotes energy conservation in plant operations and work activities.
  • Performs plant operations, physical plant rounds, routines, and documentation.
  • Performs carpentry, painting, minor construction and discretionary maintenance, using standardized procedures or specialized instructions. 
  • Participates in development of standardized maintenance and repair processes for department.
  • May serve as member of department or facility committees.
  • Occasionally coordinates activities of contractors working in the Convention Center.
  • Perform other duties as required



  • Knowledge of relevant fire code and OSHA safety regulations
  • Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local regulations
  • Knowledge of: Basic operations, tools, materials and terms used in facility and equipment maintenance; uses and purposes of common hand and power tools; typical building hardware, basic carpentry, painting, electrical, HVAC and plumbing work and shop practices.
  • Specialized knowledge (journey level or equivalent) in Commercial HVAC Systems and Controls.
  • Must have basic computer skills in Microsoft office applications and word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation, and internet software.
  • Ability to work from elevated surfaces, such as ladders and lifts.
  • Ability to work effectively in a service-oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team; must have a positive attitude.
  • Ability to analyze challenges, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and make recommendations for improvement to Engineering Management; implement approved recommendations in support of organizational objectives.
  • Ability to develop plans, specifications and drawings for projects and tasks related to area of expertise.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractors and facility users, as well as local, state and federal code enforcement personnel
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in the English language, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, days, evenings, overnight, weekends, holidays, extended (long) work days and extended numbers of days.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively, within general guidelines.
  • Ability to use required tools and equipment skillfully and safely.   
  • Ability to perform semi-skilled work in multiple building trades and journey level work in one or more trades.
  • Ability to work from and interpret documents such as drawings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out general and involved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to perform general shop math to calculate cost, ratio, proportions, surfaces, volumes, weights and measures.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

  • Employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and infrequently move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

  • The duties of this position are regularly performed indoors in varying conditions and occasionally outdoors as necessary.  The employee frequently works near moving equipment and mechanical parts, vibration and risk of electrical shock. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to hot or cold temperatures and/or wet or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and may work with chemicals such as cleaners, paint, and solvents. The noise level in the work environment is normally quiet to moderate and occasionally loud.

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At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.

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