Events Maintenance Worker I
Responsible for the preparation, cleaning and physical set up and tear down for events at The Ranch Events Complex. Provide prompt and courteous service to guests and promoters. Responsible for the safety and security of the facility, equipment, guests, promoters, and employees. Assist in daily event management to include unlocking meeting rooms, checking out equipment, inspect equipment to ensure proper functioning before setting up for an event. Responsible for appearance/cleanliness of public spaces in coordination with housekeeping staff. Performs semi-skilled and skilled work maintaining County equipment, buildings, and grounds including painting, plumbing, carpentry, mechanical, welding, and electrical maintenance.
The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
- Ensure that all event set ups and tear downs are completed per instructions given by event coordinators and promoters.
- Communicate effectively with staff and promoters concerning event setups, event setup changes, and problems or issues arising during events.
- Receives general supervision from higher-level management and/or supervisory personnel.
- Supervises part-time employees and volunteers.
- Maintain related records and reports.
- Perform maintenance tasks involving mechanical, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and general construction tasks, to include: repair of windows, walls, doors, floors, ceilings, outlets, plumbing fixtures, air conditioning and heating systems, painting, dry wall, etc.
- Repair, and assist in fabricating and constructing event equipment, which may include stages (metal/wood), ramps (loading, entrance, handicap), event specific paneling, floor and deck hold downs, cable hangers, panel storage racks (metal and wood), shelving, bleachers, event specific floor coverings (plywood decks, ice and dirt coverings, carpet), handrails, barricades and barriers (metal, wood, concrete, chain link mesh) and other similar projects.
- Operate, maintain, adjust, and repair a wide variety of equipment. Heavy equipment including, but not inclusive of, forklifts, single and tandem axel dump trucks, water trucks, tractors, skidster loaders, front end loaders, boom lifts, scisor lifts, roller packers, back hoes, and various pull behind equipment necessary in the repair, maintenance, and alteration of parking lots, sidewalks, electrical and audio lines (overhead and buried), roofs, lighting structures, arena flooring, and the movement, placement, and erection of materials used to produce customer events.
- Support campus events as needed including facility cleanliness, stocking supplies, and janitorial services.
- Understand calculations of event expenses and tracking of expenses, and is capable of tracking those expenses and communicating them with event coordinators via written logs, email, or verbal communication.
- Use a computer sufficiently to communicate with other staff through the use of email, and simple word and excel documents.
- Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Knowledge of event set up including equestrian events, livestock shows, trade shows, banquets, concerts, and outdoor festivals.
- Ability to set up tables, chairs, AV equipment, panels, chutes and other equipment to meet the needs of the promoters.
- Willingness to work a flexible schedule including weekends, nights, and holidays.
- Safe work practices.
- Safe operation of a variety of hand and power tools and equipment.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
- Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures.
- Follow written and verbal instructions.
- Show attention to detail, ability to take directions and communicate effectively.
- Work well independently or in a group.
- One year of experience in a directly related field, or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities.
- High School diploma or GED required, supplemented by specialized courses in building construction and maintenance.
- Possession of a valid Colorado Driver's License, and the ability to obtain and maintain a Class B CDL with air brake and tanker endorsement within 90 days of employment.
Must be able to:
- Sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time; must be able to climb ladders, scaffolds, and stairways.
- Stoop, bend, stretch, twist, reach, kneel, crawl, squat, climb, and balance.
- Lift, carry, drag, or push, both alone and with help; must be able to lift 80 pounds, without mechanical assistance.
- Crawl through small openings or crawl and/or maneuver in small, confined areas.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative to those an employee would encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
- The employee is frequently exposed to weather conditions including heat and cold.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.
- Ability to work around large animals