ASM Global, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for an Operating Engineer III 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 unique Operating Engineer III to join our Engineering team. Operating Engineer III, under general supervision, performs work as needed to maintain our Central Plant and repair our facility mechanical, electrical, and plumbing operating systems. Duties include skilled and semiskilled tasks, which often require heavy lifting, a high degree of physical exertion and walking or standing for long periods of time.  Acts as liaison between the facility and clients, ensuring all clients’ requirements are met and facility rules, regulations and policies are adhered to.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following:

  • Operate, monitor, repair and maintain the facility’s plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems as required for the safe and efficient operation of the facility, but not limited to: Chillers, Boilers, Air Handling Units, Domestic Water Systems, and other plumbing equipment.
  • Assist and perform preventive maintenance on equipment located in multiple buildings at facility.
  • Assist and perform preventive maintenance, repair, inspection, and rebuild as necessary to maintain quality standards on equipment and machinery at facility.
  • Drive forklift and operate scissor lift.
  • Perform work in a manner consistent with plant safety, housekeeping standards, and quality checks.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities    

  • N/A



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.

  • Understand the methods, principles, and practices required for the operation and maintenance of mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems.
  • Properly use all equipment needed to perform required duties.
  • Be a skilled craftsman in the maintenance field.
  • Provide mechanical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Know general techniques in plumbing, electrical wiring, and ventilating systems.
  • Read and comprehend blueprints, drawings, electric motor schematics and other related materials.
  • Effectively operate, maintain, and repair HVAC equipment.
  • Follow and adhere to all safety precautions, building codes, rules, regulations, risk management and emergency procedures.
  • Possess any licenses, certificates or training required by local, state, or national authorities for the operation of the equipment found in the facility.
  • Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
  • Maintain an effective and professional working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons, and vendors,
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
  • Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed.


Education and/or Experience   

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Three (3) or more years’ experience operating and maintaining building HVAC, Mechanical and Plumbing Systems in a Commercial/Industrial Facility.
  • Any Level Type I, II, III of EPA Certification for refrigeration. *Required*
  • Technical training in HVAC. *Preferred*
  • 2nd Grade Stationary Engineers License. *Required*
  • HVAC Water Treatment Certification. *Preferred*
  • Boiler and Heating Systems Certification. *Preferred*
  • HVAC Certification I. *Preferred*
  • Knowledge of testing & treating water to maintain proper chemical levels and clarity. *Required*
  • Previous experience in operating the following equipment: Genie Lift, Forklift, JLG Boom-lift, versa-hauler, and man-lifts as well as other motorized lifting equipment.

Skills and Abilities

  • Work independently, exercising judgment and initiative.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication required.


Computer Skills

  • Operate a personal computer using Ticketmaster, Outlook, Windows, Word, Excel, and other standard office equipment.
  • Experience in computerized ticket systems preferred.

Other Qualifications 

  • 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 perform strenuous physical duties at times, including lifting, carrying, moving, and climbing.
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs.
  • Must be able to stand and work on your feet for 8-10 hours a day.
  • Must be able to stretch and reach.


To Apply

Please include a recent copy of your resume with a cover letter and salary requirements as part of your application.


How To Apply


Only the first 150 resumes received will be considered.


Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact the Human Resources Department (832)667-1803.


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