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8 May 2024

Shift Engineer - Maintenance Technician

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Indianapolis, IN, USA
2+ years exp.


The Shift Engineer is an event-based position. This role primarily works second shift and weekends as needed to provide coverage for the variety of events that take place in Gainbridge Fieldhouse & Bicentennial Unity Plaza. This position assists the other members of the building maintenance team with the maintenance of all electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems or equipment on the PS&E Campus, which includes Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Bicentennial Unity Plaza, and The Ascension St. Vincent Center. The Shift Engineer also assists with the operation of the central plant in the absence of other department personnel and/or during events.


  • Monitor and circulate around the PS&E Campus during events to ensure the buildings are operating as anticipated. This could include setting or making temperature changes due to size and type of event crowds; turning on/off elevators and escalators, ensuring all lights are on, making necessary repairs and adjustments to equipment, arena seats, doors, restrooms, concession stands and other apparatus during events.
  • Assist in preventive maintenance of equipment throughout the campus buildings.
  • Assist with central plant operations as assigned. This could include making necessary adjustments to start up and operate central plant, monitoring various gauges and meters to ensure safe and efficient operation of central plant equipment, logging readings as required, start/stop chillers and pumps to maintain proper water temperature to air handling units.
  • Ability to learn and operate the building management system and the Lutron lighting system.
  • Change lights and ballast.
  • Change filters, grease motors, and replace belts on HVAC equipment.
  • Repair plumbing fixtures as needed.
  • Auger drains.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance and repairs on restaurant equipment.
  • Repair and replace seats as needed.
  • Remove snow around building.
  • Conduct regular inspections of Central Plant areas to maintain organization and cleanliness.
  • Circulate through PS&E campus to monitor condition of restrooms, plumbing, escalators, elevators and lights and resolve any problems.
  • Assist in performing miscellaneous maintenance related tasks as assigned.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each 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.


High School Diploma or equivalent.

Two years minimum of maintenance technician experience required

Commercial facility and/or arena and stadium experience preferred


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret plans, instructions and reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the public.


Basic math skills are required, including the ability to use and read rulers and other measuring devices, interpret technical diagrams and reports and read architectural and engineering plans.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret directions.


Employee must exercise independent judgement in determining when to start air conditioning, evaluating Fieldhouse comfort level and adjusting control temperature, maintaining proper ice temperature for ice events and deciding how to resolve various plumbing, electrical and mechanical problems that arise during events. If working during events, the employee normally is not directly supervised, but will coordinate with the other engineer(s) on duty and report major issues/incidents to the engineering supervisor and / or event supervisor.


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:

  1. Stand
  2. Sit
  3. Walk
  4. Reach
  5. Lift
  6. Move heavy objects
  7. Climb
  8. Stoop/crouch
  9. Be exposed to loud noises
  10. Be exposed to extreme heat or cold
  11. Be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals
  12. Speak, hear and write


Basic computer skills are required and at a minimum the employee should be familiar with the MS Office suite of products - especially Word, Excel and Outlook.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate.
  2. The noise level in Gainbridge Fieldhouse/game environment is usually loud.
  3. The stress level may become high during certain times of the year.

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, gender identity, marital status, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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