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  • Ground Crew - Rentschler Field

    Location US-CT-East Hartford
    Job ID
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - Rentschler Field
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    This position is based at our Rentschler Field. Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field is a stadium in East Hartford, Connecticut. Rentschler Field was originally the name of the company airfield for Pratt & Whitney that formerly occupied the site. The airfield, which began operations in 1931, was named after Frederick Rentschler, who founded Pratt & Whitney in 1925 and also founded its parent company, United Technologies. It is primarily used for football and soccer, and is the home field of the University of Connecticut (UConn) Huskies. The stadium, which opened in 2003, was the first stadium used primarily by an NCAA Division I-A (now FBS) team to open in the 21st century. The permanent stadium capacity is 40,000, consisting of 38,066 permanent seats with a standing-room area in the scoreboard plaza that can accommodate up to 1,934 people. You can learn more about our venue here:


    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at


    • Assist in mowing , trimming, and weeding 80 acres of property
    • Maintain all mulch and flower beds
    • Perform basic maintenance to landscaping equipment
    • Mixing of paint and operation of painters
    • Painting of a regulation NCAA football field (including gridiron, numbers, hashes, logos)
    • Setting and moving of string lines and stencils
    • Assisting in the deployment of rain covers when needed
    • Putting out pylons, sideline covers, goal post pads, and field goals nets
    • Replacing of divots before and after pregame warm-ups
    • Raising and lowering of field goal nets during game
    • Removal of pylons, sideline covers, goal post pads, and field goal nets
    • Fixing of any major divots


    Turf Maintenance staff must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he/she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.


    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including days, nights, weekends and holidays
    • Ability to work in all types of weather
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time
    • Ability to safely and efficiently operate hand and power tools
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Ability to work safely and complete tasks in a timely manner
    • Previous experience preferred, but not required




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