Overview

SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for Lead Maintenance Craftsman at NRG Park in Houston, Texas. NRG Park is in the fast lane for opportunity and excitement.  We are a one of a kind premier facility with four major venues within one giant park.  NRG Center (one million+ sq. ft. Convention Center), NRG Stadium (home of the Houston Texans and The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo), NRG Astrodome (“The” Astrodome), and NRG Arena.    We are seeking a Lead Maintenance Craftsman to join our team.   The Lead Maintenance Craftsman, under direct supervision, is responsible directing and coordinating the daily activities of maintenance personnel at the facility.

Position Reports To:

Maintenance Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and supervise maintenance employees in keeping NRG Park and its facilities in a properly maintained and safe working condition.
  • Supervise maintenance staff. Responsibilities include employee scheduling, coordinating and following up on preventative maintenance, general repairs and daily operations of assigned facilities.
  • Inspect and maintain quality of repairs and maintenance performed by maintenance craftsman
  • Perform repairs and maintenance tasks such as painting, patching, re-lamping, replacing ceiling tiles, door hardware repair, and correcting simple plumbing problems, as required.
  • Follow the preventive maintenance program, energy management program and standard operating procedures for all machinery and equipment.
  • Train and direct Maintenance staff in proper operation of all facilities’ operations systems, equipment and procedures.
  • Utilize a preventative maintenance program to manage work orders and preventative maintenance items as required.
  • Assist in additions and improvements for NRG Park where necessary
  • Coordinate repairs with outside contractors as required
  • Understand and ensure that all fire, emergency, lighting and other control systems are in proper working condition; as well as assist in the scheduling of necessary required inspections.
  • Assist in gathering bid sheets, planning, and scheduling projects required by outside contractors, as needed.
  • Facilitate in other areas of facility operations on an as needed basis.
  • Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends, holidays and hours as needed.
  • Develop and submit lists of necessary repairs and improvements.
  • Responsible for informing and communicating information to subordinate staff.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with SMG’s policies and applicable laws. These responsibilities may include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with all policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to remove existing and install new and used materials such as door closers, panic hardware.
  • Ability to repair or replace doors, ceiling, and floor tiles.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in operational procedures, facility capabilities, industry terminology, and event-related services.
  • Record and log all work performed, complete work order slips and compile all required reports in a timely and complete manner.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with employees and others encountered in the course of employment and adhere to the SMG codes of conduct.
  • Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
  • Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of practices and procedures related to facility maintenance and proper use and care of the equipment.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with both subordinate and superior staff.Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
  • Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
  • Work independently, exercising judgment and initiative.
  • Position is routinely required to work outdoors and is exposed to the elements (heat, rain, etc.).
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours that may vary due to functions and may include day, evening, weekends and holidays.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Three (3) years’ experience operating and maintaining building facilities to include, plumbing and general maintenance related task experience.
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) year related experience in a supervisory role.

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrate exceptional skills in communications and problem solving.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in industry terminology, facility capabilities, operational procedures and maintenance related services.
  • Good written and verbal skills.

Computer Skills

  • Operate standard office equipment and personal computer(s) using MS Windows, Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint.

Other Qualifications

  • Model all safety procedures to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Be licensed to operate a motor vehicle in the United States.

Physical Demands

The physical demands 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move around the facility; to stand for long hours during events; talk and hear. This position may require work inside or outside of the building, as needed by events.

  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time (8 hours+).

Note: The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above.  They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

To Apply:

Joey Matthys
Human Resources Manager
NRG Park
One NRG Park
Houston, Texas 77054

How To Apply: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1152751&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000383827106#/

Only the first 150 resumes received will be considered.

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact (832)667-1806.