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Electrician – Oregon Convention Center (

777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

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compensation: $37.35 - $39.10 hourly
employment type: full-time

Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR

One full-time position

Application deadline: Continuous

The Oregon Convention Center is hiring an electrician to fill an open position as a result of a recent retirement. This is a full ¬time 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: $37.35/hour, full rate (after 6 months): $39.10/hour.
Shift Differential: $1.70/hour for shifts starting between 12:00 PM and 4:00 AM; as applied according to terms outlined in the collective bargaining agreement.

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 this position the current base schedule after training is swing shift 2pm – 10pm, Tuesday – Saturday but is subject to change. Supervision is received from the OCC Operations Manager/Lead Electrician.

At the Oregon Convention Center we're passionate about cultivating diversity, advancing equity and practicing inclusion in all of the work we do. 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.

A current Oregon State Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician License or General Journeyman Electrician license or higher is required at time of employment. High school diploma or GED; electrical trade school preferred. 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. A valid state driver's license is required. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a CPR certificate. Must be available to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.

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If you need help with your application, or need access to a computer, call Metro Human Resources at 503-797-1570.

Hello, we're Metro
Across greater Portland in 24 cities and three counties, there's one local government that brings us all together. Led by an elected council, Metro helps Oregonians shape the future and provides services that make life better today. Metro's work spans parks and nature, land and transportation, garbage and recycling, and arts and events. We help make greater Portland a great place to call home.

The Oregon Convention Center is the largest convention facility in the Pacific Northwest, attracting out-of-town visitors to national conventions, tradeshows and meetings, and local people to special events. The convention center’s roughly 160 employees host more than 1 million visitors each year.

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