Deadline to apply: Open until filled
Salary: $34.04 – $35.66 hourly
Entry rate: $34.04; end of probation: $35.66/hour
Represented by IUOE Local 701. This position requires an LME. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, but we will give preference to Operating Engineers who can work weekend shifts.
Operating Engineers are essential to providing a welcoming space. The Operating Engineer II operates and maintains all heating, cooling, plumbing, electrical and mechanical equipment used in the daily operations of Portland’5 Centers for the Arts (Portland’5) facilities under the supervision of the Facility Manager.
Home to arts organizations such as the Oregon Ballet Theatre, the Oregon Symphony and the Portland Opera, Portland’5 is among the largest performing arts centers in the US with approximately 1,000 performances and 900,000 attendees annually and generates an average of $60 million in regional spending and more than 700 jobs each year. The five theatres at Portland’5 have showcased countless events lectures, dance and much more. We are purposeful in presenting our diverse community with meaningful performing arts performances and spaces that are welcoming and accessible to everyone.
At Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, 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.
Two years experience as an Operating Engineer in a large public events facility, or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.
• Must possess a Limited Maintenance Electrical License (LME).
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver’s license.
• Must be able to work a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays as required.
• Must be, or be willing to become, CPR and First Aid certified.
• Preference given to applicants who are able to work weekends.
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