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  • Maintenance Technician - Tsongas Center

    Location US-MA-Lowell
    Job ID
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - Tsongas Arena (UMass - Lowell)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This position is based at our Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell location. The Tsongas Center is located in Lowell, MA. The facility is home to the University of Massachusetts Lowell River Hawks Ice Hockey program which competes in the Hockey East Association as well as the host of University of Massachusetts Lowell River Hawks Men’s and Women’s Basketball games who compete in the America East Conference.  The Tsongas Center, which seats up to 7,500, is the site of major concerts and other public events in addition to the many sporting events. 


    The Maintenance Technician is responsible for effective preventative and planned maintenance of site assets as well as troubleshooting and repairing mechanical systems including but not limited to HVAC, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, and carpentry for Spectra at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell.


    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



    • Assume management responsibility for all services and activities involved in the maintenance and operations of the Tsongas Center including HVAC, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, chillers, refrigeration, ice making, boilers and associated equipment.
    • Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for facility maintenance and operations; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
    • Participate in the development and administration of the Operation budget; forecast and additional funds needed for equipment, materials, and supplies
    • Perform maintenance on electrical systems (replace light bulbs and receptacles, etc.)
    • Conduct general upkeep procedures (i.e. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry, etc.)
    • Troubleshoot necessary repairs throughout facility concession stands on equipment including but not limited to sinks, ice machines, general repairs, etc.
    • Able to operate a forklift
    • Maintain knowledge of changes in pertinent Federal, State and Local regulations
    • Assist with other event and operational tasks as needed to help the overall success of the building



    • High school diploma (or equivalent) required
    • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of direct experience in HVAC/R and controls
    • Experience with computerized building automation systems
    • Possession of Universal CFC license preferred
    • Possession of Massachusetts Electrical License preferred
    • Operating knowledge of Microsoft Office software, general computer understanding of basic IT functions
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Must have availability to work long hours, nights, weekends and holidays as needed
    • Solid problem solving skills




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