MARYLAND STADIUM AUTHORITY
Announcement #: MTHVAC022013
Hiring Range: $35,065 - $41,456 per annum depending upon qualifications
Status: Full-time, Regular, Benefitted
Location: Camden Yards Sports & Entertainment Complex, Baltimore City, Maryland
Initial Assignment: M&T Bank Stadium – Baltimore Ravens
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
RESPONSIBLITIES and DUTIES
Performs maintenance and repair on: air handlers; exhaust, supply, and return fans; Johnson DX units; circulating pumps; VAV boxes; unit heaters; fan coil units; make-up air units; piping insulation; and small appliances (e.g., refrigerators and ice machines). Installs HVAC/R equipment. Operates and monitors Building Energy Management System to include troubleshooting systems and unit scheduling for daily operations and events. Interacts with vendors and contractors as related to facility projects. Works during sporting events and other facility functions. Performs other facility maintenance tasks that may not be HVAC/R-related. Maintains daily job reports. Additional duties may include operation and maintenance of: chiller plant and related equipment; heating plant and related equipment; ATC air compressors; ice plant and related equipment; emergency generators; and fire pumps.
High school diploma or GED certification; five (5) years of experience in the HVAC/R trade or trade school equivalent; must possess or obtain a Maryland State HVAC/R apprentice license; must possess or obtain a CFC Universal Certification; possession of skills in the use of common trade tools and equipment required to complete tasks. Employee will be required to provide his/her own hand tools
(a tool list will be provided).
PHYSICAL and OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Ability to work from ladders; ability to work from high lifts; ability to work in small and/or confined spaces; required to work varying shifts and/or hours on a periodic basis as the work dictates; required to work overtime as directed; required to work in ambient and/or extreme weather conditions; ability to lift heavy objects of 50 pounds or more; required to attend safety or OSHA training as directed; and ability to prepare reports and keep accurate records.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates must submit a Maryland State employment application to:
Human Resources Administrator
Maryland Stadium Authority
333 W. Camden Street, Suite 500
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Résumés may accompany the application, however, all sections of the application must be completed in their entirety and according to the instructions. Notations such as “see résumé” or “see attachment” in lieu of completing the application are not acceptable. Faxed and electronically submitted applications will not be considered. Applications may be obtained by calling 410-333-1560 (toll free 1-877-637-8234) or by accessing website
TTY users call via the Maryland Relay Service.
MSA AUDIO-VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
STATUS: Full-time, Benefitted
AGENCY: Maryland Stadium Authority
DIVISION: Facilities Management
SITE: Camden Yard Sports & Entertainment Complex (CYSEC)
(Oriole Park, M&T Bank Stadium, Camden Station, Warehouse Complex)
LOCATION: Baltimore City, Maryland
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
NATURE OF WORK
This is technical work in the field of audio-visual communications. An employee in this classification is primarily responsible maintaining all of the video, audio, telecommunications, and scoreboard equipment owned and maintained by the Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA) at the Camden Yards Sports & Entertainment Complex. This includes, but is not limited to, digital video control rooms, large-scale LED video boards, distributed sound system and sound control equipment, HD MATV/cable television system, voice and data equipment, cabling/wire systems (including broadcast fiber applications), data management and networking for described display and information systems.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
(The duties listed below are intended as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements or duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position).
1. Maintain, diagnose and repair the digital HD control room equipment, display equipment and HD distribution equipment at first class major league sports facilities.
2. Maintain, diagnose and repair the distributed sound system equipment at first class major league sports facilities.
3. Perform preventive maintenance for all technical systems and hardware/software equipment within stadium audio/visual systems.
4. Perform software updates and data backup procedures for stadium control room, sound system, and telecommunications (voice) systems. Understand and maintain IP and networking protocols for the described system networks.
5. Assist in the preparation of detailed preventative maintenance procedures.
6. Attend to audio/visual duties during sporting events and special events as scheduled.
7. Assist in the coordination of the technical activities for the electronic news media (TV, Radio) including: truck parking coordination, management of wireways, truck cabling hookups, and special provisions for multiple broadcast vendors.
8. Enforce wire management policies within the facility including, but not limited to the following cabling systems: sound, MATV, telephone, scoreboard, broadcast television, news, and tenant audio/video systems.
9. Maintain MSA telecommunications equipment, including phone systems and fiber network. Prepare written reports and documentation as required. Maintain time tracking, maintenance records and job management through MSA’s central facilities management software.
10. Assist in the development, expansion or enhancement of existing audio/video systems. Assist in the design and installation of new systems as required.
11. Assist supervisor in solicitation and procurement of supplies, equipment and materials as necessary. Prepare materials lists for assigned projects.
12. Service and coordinate the technical requirements for tenants of the Camden Yards Sports Complex as required, including the telecommunications and broadcast tenants at the facility.
13. Read and interpret blueprints and schematics for stadiums’ telecommunications systems and low voltage wiring. Update/change drawings as required.
14. Manage mid-sized projects through completion as assigned. Coordinate vendor assistance and manage team of assigned personnel for job. Provide progress updates to supervisor.
15. Integrate with other facility departments to perform related maintenance as required.
16. Maintain the high facility standards and good engineering practices of the Maryland Stadium Authority.
17. Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
(The following generally describes the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are required to enter the job or to be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned tasks).
An understanding of basic communications wiring, and computer fundamentals. A working knowledge of digital video, including video encoding and transport, and both digital and analog audio.
An understanding of computer networking, file management, system backup and computer preventative maintenance functions.
Ability to use and interpret meters, scopes and monitors for trouble diagnosis.
Ability to work without fear at extreme heights (e.g. exterior stadium lighting areas) and in confined spaces.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
(The conditions herein 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 job functions).
1. Environment —Work may be performed in a standard office setting with frequent travel to CYSEC locations to perform departmental activities in response to urgent requests or critical incidents. Employee may be required to work indoors or outdoors in areas of extreme heat or cold. The noise level of the work environment is usually moderate but may be occasionally loud due to alarms, equipment noise, etc. Employee is subject to emergency call-out at any time and may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends. Work is often performed at extreme heights (e.g., approximately 15 stories above ground) or within confined spaces).
2. Physical —Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting and to participate in urgent and/or emergency response situations; to walk, stand, or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight up to 50 pounds; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including the use of computer keyboards; to operate a vehicle to travel to various locations; to operate and use specialized equipment; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
(Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying).
Five (5) years of directly related experience in broadcast engineering or related technology, or, an equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities. Equivalencies include the following: a State-registered Professional Engineer’s license may be substituted for four (4) years of the required experience; a bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substitute for 4 years of the required experience; an associate’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience; accredited education or training in a related field, such as a military or trade school, may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of 4 years of the required experience.
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
Special consideration will be given to applicants with one or more of the following certifications:
Certified fiber termination and maintenance training.
Certified computer networking skills.
Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist (CBNT), Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE).
Certified Broadcast Networking Engineer (CBNE), SBE.
Certified Video Engineer (CVE), SBE.
Certified Audio Engineer (CAE), SBE.
Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD), Building Industry Consulting Services International.
Certified Technology Specialist (CTS), InfoComm International Association
Electronic Systems Technician (ETS), Electronic Systems Professional Alliance
HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates must submit a Maryland State Application to:
Human Resources Administrator
Maryland Stadium Authority
333 W. Camden Street, Suite 500
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Resumes may accompany the application; however, all sections of the application must be completed according to the instructions or it will not be accepted.
Faxed and electronically submitted applications will not be accepted.
Applications may be obtained by calling 410-333-1560(toll free 1-877-637-8234) or by accessing website http://www.dbm.maryland.gov/jobseekers/Documents/MarylandStateApplication.pdf.
TTY users call via the Maryland Relay Service