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SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for Lead Maintenance Craftsman at NRG Park in Houston, Texas.  NRG Park is in the fast lane for opportunity and excitement.  We are a one of a kind premier facility with four major venues within one giant park.  NRG Center (one million+ sq. ft. Convention Center), NRG Stadium (home of the Houston Texans and The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo), NRG Astrodome (“The” Astrodome), and NRG Arena.    We are seeking a Lead Maintenance Craftsman to join our team.   The Lead Maintenance Craftsman, under direct supervision, is responsible directing and coordinating the daily activities of maintenance personnel at the facility. 


Essential Duties:

Include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


  • Oversee and supervise maintenance employees in keeping NRG Park and its facilities in a properly maintained and safe working condition.
  • Supervise maintenance staff.  Responsibilities include employee scheduling, coordinating and following up on preventative maintenance, general repairs and daily operations of assigned facilities.
  • Inspect and maintain quality of repairs and maintenance performed by maintenance craftsman
  • Perform repairs and maintenance tasks such as painting, patching, re-lamping, replacing ceiling tiles, door hardware repair, and correcting simple plumbing problems, as required.
  • Follow the preventive maintenance program, energy management program and standard operating procedures for all machinery and equipment.
  • Train and direct Maintenance staff in proper operation of all Facilities’ operations systems, equipment and procedures.
  • Utilize a preventative maintenance program to manage work orders and preventative maintenance items as required.
  • Assist in additions and improvements for NRG Park where necessary
  • Coordinate repairs with outside contractors as required
  • Understand and ensure that all fire, emergency, lighting and other control systems are in proper working condition; as well as assist in the scheduling of necessary required inspections.
  • Assist in gathering bid sheets, planning, and scheduling projects required by outside contractors, as needed.
  • Facilitate in other areas of facility operations on an as needed basis.
  • Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends, holidays and hours as needed.
  • Develop and submit lists of necessary repairs and improvements.
  • Responsible for informing and communicating information to subordinate staff.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with SMG’s policies and applicable laws.  These responsibilities may include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.   

Position Reports To: 
Maintenance Manager
Other Benefits: 
TO APPLY: This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Resumes must include salary requirements for consideration and may be sent to: Joey Matthys Human Resources Manager One NRG Park Houston, Texas 77054 FAX: 832.667.1801 EMAIL: jobs@NRGpark.com No phone calls please SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Position Level: 
Hourly Non-Exempt
Required Experience: 



  • High school diploma or GED is required.  Must have a minimum of one (1) year related experience in a supervisory capacity. Must possess and maintain a current, valid Texas driver’s license, and self-report any convictions.  
Required Skills: 

Position requires ability to:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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 may be required to work both indoors and outdoors as required by the function. 


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


  • Previous experience in a supervisory role.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in operational procedures, facility capabilities, industry terminology, and event-related services.
  • Drive a company vehicle and/or a personal vehicle on behalf of the company
  • Record and log all work performed, complete work order slips and compile all required reports in a timely and complete manner.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with employees and others encountered in the course of employment and adhere to the SMG codes of conduct
  • Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
  • Be licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle in Texas.
  • Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of practices and procedures related to facility maintenance and proper use and care of the equipment.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with both subordinate and superior staff.
  • Demonstrate exceptional skills in communications and problem solving.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in industry terminology, facility capabilities, operational procedures and maintenance related services.
  • Work independently, exercising judgment and initiative.  Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
  • Good written and verbal skills.
  • Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
  • Model all safety procedures to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time (8 hours+)
  • Position is routinely required to work outdoors and is exposed to the elements (heat, rain, etc.) 
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours that may vary due to functions and may include day, evening, weekends and holidays. 
Contact Information
Hiring Contact: 
Human Resources
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