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Electrician - Oregon Convention Center

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 12/10/2018

Deadline to apply: December 10, 2018 @ 5:00 PM, PST
Salary: $36.44 - $38.15 hourly

The Oregon Convention Center is hiring two electricians to fill open positions from recent retirements. This is a full ┬Čtime position with a full benefits package, including paid holidays, vacation, sick pay, shift differential, PERS, medical, dental and vision. Represented by IUOE Local 701.

Entry rate: $36.44/hour, full rate (after 6 months): $38.15/hour.

As a conference and event venue leader, the Convention Center hosts people and events from around the world at our world-class venue. Our number one role is to provide a memorable experience for our shows and guests. We're looking for employees who enjoy working in a fast paced and friendly environment with great opportunities for advancement with Metro.

How can you contribute to the success of our operations? The electrician at the Convention Center installs temporary electrical services for building events and performs electrical installations, repairs, and preventative maintenance on all electrical systems and associated equipment.

The person in this position must be able to work a flexible schedule based on event and building requirements; scheduled shifts may include day shift, swing shift, weekends and holidays. For these positions the current base schedule is Sunday - Thursday and Tuesday - Saturday but is subject to change. Supervision is received from the OCC Operations Manager/Lead Electrician.

The Oregon Convention Center, a LEED Platinum facility, is the largest convention facility in the Pacific Northwest, hosting more than 12 million visitors since its opening 1990. An average of $450 million is generated annually in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the facility.

At the Oregon Convention Center, 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.

High school diploma or GED; electrical trade school preferred. A current Oregon State Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician's license or higher is required at time of employment. Experience performing the duties of an Electrician in a large public assembly facility or similar venue, and while working with the public present; or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a CPR certificate. A valid state driver's license is required. Must be available to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.

To apply: visit for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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