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POSITION SUMMARY

The 1220 Exhibits Fabrication Craftsman plays an important role in the success of the company as he/she is responsible for the production of exhibit elements utilizing shop skills and experience with both hardwoods and laminates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Be able to read and manufacture from shop drawings with minimal supervision and apply a working knowledge of the methods, equipment, materials, and tools to fabricate and install highly complex, craftsman quality exhibits for the museum and exhibition industry.
  2. Work with an array of standard and specialized materials including, but not limited to wood, plastic, acrylics, metals, laminate, solid surface, etc.
  3. Assure quality workmanship consistent with project requirements and 1220 standards.
  4. Thorough working knowledge of OSHA regulations, practices, and precautions applicable to the trade.
  5. As a member of the installation team, travel to museum and exhibit locations around the US for extended periods can be expected.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No direct supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • High School diploma or GED; higher education desirable.
  • Minimum of five (5) years custom fabrication experience in a shop environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the hardware and building materials used in custom fabrication.
  • Ability to interpret and work from sketches, blueprints, or detailed drawings.
  • OSHA-10 or -30 Certification (Construction or general Industry) a plus.
  • Conduct themselves professionally with co-workers, supervisors, and all other team members
  • Available to work overtime and weekends, as required.
  • The ideal candidate:
  • Is professional, organized and a self-starter with exceptional fabrication skills
  • Excels as part of a team
  • Works well under pressure and within deadlines
  • Is a strong problem solver

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Project Team Lead is responsible for managing a group of diversely skilled team members in shop and on-site working environments. With duties to include planning, organizing, assigning work, supervision, monitoring progress to ensure quality results, and timely completion. Your work will also involve personal participation as a master craftsman. This position requires strong leadership; giving direction, training, positive reinforcement and discipline.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Organize, prioritize and schedule work for your Team during shop fabrication and on-site installation to ensure maximum efficiency, quality and completion in accordance with project and design requirements.
  2. Attend project meetings, including Pre-Tech, Pre-build and project status to maintain an awareness of your assigned project(s).
  3. Work closely with Project Management to fully understand the design, schedule, and installation requirements of the project, providing accurate status of fabrication and installation progress.
  4. Manage multiple work orders or projects at the same time, while managing a team.
  5. Establish and maintain positive working relationships was well as communicate and coordinate effectively with Project Managers, Production Manager, other Project Team Leads and all shop fabricators.
  6. Engage employees in continuous quality, production and safety improvement activities.
  7. Consistently administer company policies regarding attendance, performance, quality and productivity.
  8. Always portray a positive work and company image.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

In this position the employee is required to:

  • Stand or walk for long periods of time.
  • Transport raw materials.
  • Carry heavy parts such as plywood, MDF, sintra or plexi sheets.
  • Consistent standing throughout the duration of the day.
  • Safely operate shop and handheld machinery such as bandsaws, nail guns, etc.
  • Travel by vehicle or plane to jobsites to lead installations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervisory responsibilities include a team of shop Exhibit Fabricators and Craftsmen.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or GED; higher education desirable.
  • Three or more years of experience at a Project Team Lead combined with additional experience as a Craftsman.
  • Ability to interpret and work from sketches and details drawings.
  • Have a working knowledge of the methods, equipment, material and tools, to fabricate and install highly complex, high quality exhibits for the museum and exhibition trade.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, delegation and conflict resolution.
  • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Through knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Adaptable to change and have the ability and desire to make a difference.
  • Familiarity with CNC operations, solid surface fabrication and installations.

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