Facility Engineer

  • Sporting Kansas City
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
  • 16 Feb, 2024
Full time Engineer MLS

Job Description

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Description
Essential Functions
  • Responsible for the mechanical operation of all Sporting Kansas City buildings.
  • Respond to work orders in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provide technical and fiscal opinions and expertise in evaluating building maintenance issues and repairs, as well as collaborate with the Senior Building Engineer on cost estimates and work order resolution.
  • Assist with drywall, as well as paint and help with all building additions.
  • Maintain building integrity and cosmetic appearance, as well as assist in choices regarding cosmetic appearance.
  • Responsible for all plumbing by repairing broken copper lines and ensuring proper pressures.
  • Troubleshoot any electrical problems.
  • Ensure that all buildings are up to city codes and safety levels.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance of all HVAC equipment, lighting, electrical, plumbing, drywall, and painting.
  • Maintain logs of all equipment repairs and warranties.
  • Perform repairs to equipment, as necessary.
  • Conduct inventory, as well as monitor and inspect equipment as needed.
  • Ensure that all associates follow standard safety precautions and respond to any building-related safety concerns.
  • Always represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner.
Gameday Responsibilities
  • Ensure that all previous repairs have been made and debris is cleared prior to gates opening.
  • Inspect all light bulbs.
  • Open the suite windows, as requested.
  • Fix any broken stadium chairs.
  • Ensure power in the stadium where needed is functioning properly.
  • Assist with any issues that may arise during the game.
  • Close all windows, doors and general areas when guests have left.
  • Shut off water and power where it is not needed after a game.
  • Stay on the radio to ensure nothing additional has been damaged or is having mechanical issues.
Personal Attributes
  • Strong organizational, communications, interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Dedicated and reliable.
  • Practice regular and prompt attendance.
  • Responsive and dependable.
  • Resourceful.
Skills and Experience
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate required, associate degree or higher preferred.
  • Vocational or Technical school preferred.
  • EPA Universal Certification preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of commercial construction or professional trade.
  • Extensive training and knowledge of HVAC, electrical, plumbing and carpentry.
  • Knowledge of environmental safety procedures, as well as OSHA, MSDS and EPA regulations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Calendar.
Physical Abilities 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
  • Required to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling, and pushing, as well as climbing and balancing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and listen consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to fifty (50) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye, including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Capable of working in outdoor weather conditions, including exposure to the sun and heat.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as necessary.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you able to work non-traditional hours including weekends, evenings, and holidays as necessary to perform the functions of the role?

  2. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship to work in the United States?