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WHAT WE DO
1220 is a custom fabrication team that helps our clients (i.e. museums, corporations, and marketing agencies) realize their visions and tell their stories through unique and engaging experiences.

Collaborating with clients and designers, we engineer, build, and install environments that utilize exhibitory, graphics, audiovisual systems, interactives, and other allied crafts. Our process with our staff and clients is rooted in our powerful commitment to execute the work with integrity and quality.

PRIMARY FUNCTION
The 1220 Exhibits FABRICATION PROJECT MANAGER plays one of the most important roles in the company as he/she is responsible for the successful completion of a project, on time and on budget. Since 1220 Exhibits Project Managers spend a lot of time with the client, the ideal candidate is a professional and organized self-starter with exceptional communication skills who can manage multiple projects, work well under pressure, solve problems, and conduct themselves professionally with co-workers and vendors alike. If you are looking for a job where no two days are the same, this is the position for you.

REPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop project plans and comply with budgets and scheduling for assigned projects
  • Establish and maintain appropriate and timely written communications with all project team members, department coordinators and clients
  • Maximize efficiency of assigned project team through strong leadership, organizational and motivational skills
  • Mediate and resolve project team conflicts
  • Monitor and coordinate timely execution of major milestone approvals with client, prepare necessary paperwork to document approvals.
  • Coordinate payment milestones with the Account Executive and upper management
  • Negotiate price, warranty and delivery issues with critical outside suppliers
  • Manage outside suppliers of custom services, i.e. contractors, custom equipment suppliers, etc.
  • Expedite critical path suppliers through purchasing department. Negotiate and resolve outside disputes with outside suppliers

EXPERIENCE/ ABILITIES

  • Three (3) years experience in project management or equivalent
  • Shop fabrication and museum exhibit experience a plus
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and detail oriented
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage budget restraints
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, and Windows
  • Meet deadlines with prepared estimates
  • Participate in the job handoff process by reviewing the scope and estimate documentation with the Project Manager and Detailer
  • Shop fabrication and museum exhibit experience a plus
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and detail oriented
  • Ability to manage delivery schedules and meet deadlines
  • Applicant should be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Windows

Job Type: Full-time

This position is based at our offices in Nashville, Tennessee. Must be willing to relocate.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

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WHAT WE DO
1220 Exhibits is a nationally recognized leader in the production and installation of permanent, mobile and temporary exhibits. We are trusted by a variety of high-profile clients in a wide array of industries across the globe.

Whether an interactive children’s museum, a 10,000-square-foot corporate tradeshow environment, or a single-element promotional display, our diversity of experience gives us the creativity, expertise and flexibility to design and build memorable exhibits. 1220’s Nashville production facility houses woodworking, plastics, metal, paint, scenic, graphics, AV and electromechanical studios.

PRIMARY FUNCTION
The 1220 Exhibits FINISH DEPARTMENT MANAGER is responsible for delivery and application of all in house & outsourced finish coatings on time, on budget, and to specification. This position reports to the Shop Foreman.

Responsibilities:

  • Guide development of project specifications toward best practices for 1220 internal work and outsource vendors as well.
  • Participate in technical detailing process to ensure efficient finish application, durability and product performance.
  • Assure quality workmanship consistent with project requirements and 1220
  • Managing a diverse and overlapping range of resources such as Finish Department staff and/or subcontractors, vendors.
  • Expressing motivation to work safely in completing projects in a timely manner.
  • Working with an array of materials such as but not limited to: wood, plastics, acrylic, metals, laminate etc.

Experience/Abilities:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three (3) years custom finishing experience as a Finishing Manager / Supervisor.
  • Experience in achieving and maintaining high quality finishes.
  • Commitment to customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to contribute to design development process.
  • The ability to travel is desirable but not required.
  • Strong team player and communicator.

The ideal candidate is a professional and organized self-starter with exceptional finishing skills who can perform as part of a team, work well under pressure, solve problems, and conduct themselves professionally with co-workers and others. If you are looking for a job where no two days are the same, this is the position for you.

Job Type: Full-time
Minimum Experience: Experienced (3 or more years in a similar industry)
Compensation: Based On Experience

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Location: Nashville, TN – Department: Fabrication

1220 Exhibits is seeking a full-time Exhibit Carpenter/Fabricator for immediate hire.

Ideal candidates possess the following qualifications:

  • Experience in fine woodworking with hardwoods a must
  • Experience with router, table saw and hand tools
  • Competency in acrylics and metal fabrication
  • Great interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Flexibility to work some overtime and weekends
  • Ability to travel on out of state jobs
  • Efficiency in meeting deadlines

1220 Exhibits is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace with a focus on trade shows, museum displays, retail interiors, props, POP and custom signage.

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WHAT WE DO
1220 is a custom fabrication team that helps our clients (i.e. museums, corporations, and marketing agencies) realize their visions and tell their stories through unique and engaging experiences.

Collaborating with clients and designers, we engineer, build, and install environments that utilize exhibitory, graphics, audiovisual systems, interactives, and other allied crafts. Our process with our staff and clients is rooted in our powerful commitment to execute the work with integrity and quality.

PRIMARY FUNCTION
Collaborate with key stakeholders to provide quality technical engineering documentation for shop personnel and CNC related to 1220 projects within allocated resources and time frames.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Collaborate with Estimating, Production, Project Management, outsource partners and design teams to successfully detail a project’s technical approach for execution in in pre-build, build and installation phases.
  • Lead the development of detailed technical documentation and drawings for individual projects, which will meet or exceed budget, time and quality requirements.
  • Communicate, collaborate and ensure an efficient transition from pre-build to production. Track and resolve production issues, related to technical approach.
  • Perform Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for technical documentation processes, focusing on continual improvement of department performance.
  • Maintain strict quality controls for work product.
  • Support shop build assignments related to CNC and/or other shop assignments as determined by the Production Manager.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
No direct supervision requirements.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Require no unusual physical requirements.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT
This position requires interaction in 1220’s shop and on job sites under construction. This position requires travel for meetings, installations and professional development.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS
Education/Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in custom fabrication or related industry.
  • Requires a College Degree and/or extensive construction and/or exhibits industry experience.

Licensure/Certification
No professional licensure or certifications required.

Job-related Skills and Special Requirements

  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to work with clients, production crew, designers, project managers and account executives.
  • Must have experience working on standard Microsoft Office suite of computer programs.
  • Must be expert in current versions of AutoCAD and Inventor.
  • Proficiency in Adobe and other visualization software preferred

Disclaimer: This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

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