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WHAT WE DO

1220 Exhibits is a custom fabrication team that helps our clients (i.e., museums, corporations and marketing agencies) realize their visions and tell stories through unique and engaging experiences. Collaborating with designers, we engineer, build and install exhibitions that include custom built components, scenic environments, graphics, audiovisual systems and interactives. Our process with our staff and clients is rooted in our powerful commitment to execute the work with integrity and quality.

PRIMARY FUNCTION
This full-time position is responsible and accountable for the successful execution of assigned projects including but not limited to large- and small-scale museum exhibitions, event activations, corporate tradeshows, and branding opportunities. Main duties include strategizing, developing and executing project plans within budget, schedule and quality requirements, ensuring adherence to the design intent and project requirements and bringing proactive and innovative solutions to the challenges that naturally arise during custom fabrication.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and manage all aspects of projects by proactively directing, managing and owning successful outcomes for financial, time, resource and quality performance. At times, participate on, or lead, a team of a combination of Senior PM, PM and Assistant PM.
  • Develop strong customer relationships through appropriate client communication and the use of professional, courteous and ethical interpersonal interaction.
  • Collaborate with internal staff (e.g., Production Manager, Technical Director, Team/Department Leaders, etc.) to ensure understanding of all project details, expectations and critical path deliverables.
  • Understand and follow 1220’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Project Management and interface with other Departments via their SOPs and the 1220 Process. Offer suggestions for improvement of processes. Priority SOP:
    • Lead the development and manage the execution plan for pre-production, procurement, production, logistics, installation and closeout
    • Ensure scope is developed within the parameters of the design intent and estimated costs and in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements (i.e., ADA, building codes, UL listing/certifications, etc.).
    • Facilitate technical drawing approval from client/designer, maintain tight control of in/out of scope and related quality requirements.
    • Maintain detailed and accurate records including project components status throughout the life of the project.
    • Review project scope, budget and schedule for compliance with customer specifications and sold estimate. Develop and maintain budget projections, including +/- risk assessment for cost, schedule, resource and quality. Mitigate risk by identifying value engineering opportunities/strategies that maximize profitability while delivering quality requirements.
    • Oversee installation and closeout procedures including being physically on project sites intermittently or for the duration of the installation phase.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Must exhibit a positive and involved team attitude to all departments and maintain open communication with all co-workers for the best overall performance of 1220.
  • Must represent 1220 with the highest level of integrity and professionalism, a service focused approach and a caring, sincere attitude at all times.
  • Must be able to perform all of the above listed duties as well as have the flexibility to take on additional tasks as needed.
  • Must display a neat, clean and business-like appearance at all times.
  • Must be able to work additional, non-regular hours as needed.
  • Extensive travel is required.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Requires proficient computer skills, specifically the utilization of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Strong administrative skills such as typing, business writing, copier and facsimile required.
  • Ability to work with clients, production crew, designers, and account executives.
  • Requires highly developed and proven customer service and organizational skills.
  • Museum experience or management experience required.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires a College Degree and/or 5+ years of project management experience in the industry.

REPORTING RESPONSIBILITIES
This position reports directly to the Director of Operations.
No positions report to this position.

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WHAT WE DO
1220 Exhibits is a custom fabrication team that helps our clients (i.e., museums, corporations and marketing agencies) realize their visions and tell stories through unique and engaging experiences. Collaborating with designers, we engineer, build and install exhibitions that include custom built components, scenic environments, graphics, audiovisual systems and interactives. Our process with our staff and clients is rooted in our powerful commitment to execute the work with integrity and quality.

PRIMARY FUNCTION
This full-time position is responsible and accountable for serving in a supporting role in the successful execution of assigned projects lead by a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager, as well as solely responsible for the successful execution of small-scale projects. Project types include but are not limited to large- and small-scale museum exhibitions, event activations, corporate tradeshows, and branding opportunities. Main duties include assisting in strategizing, developing and executing project plans within budget, schedule and quality requirements, ensuring adherence to the design intent and project requirements and bringing proactive and innovative solutions to the challenges that naturally arise during custom fabrication.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Play a supporting role in the management of all aspects of projects by completing scopes of work as directed by the PM/SPM in a professional and timely manner.
  • Develop strong customer relationships through appropriate client communication and the use of professional, courteous and ethical interpersonal interaction.
  • Collaborate with internal staff (e.g., Production Manager, Technical Director, Team/Department Leaders, etc.) to ensure understanding of all project details, expectations and critical path deliverables.
  • Understand and follow 1220’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Project Management and interface with other Departments via their SOPs and the 1220 Process. Offer suggestions for improvement of processes. Priority SOP:
    • Lead the development and manage the execution plan for pre-production, procurement, production, logistics, installation and closeout
    • Ensure scope is developed within the parameters of the design intent and estimated costs and in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements (i.e., ADA, building codes, UL listing/certifications, etc.).
    • Facilitate technical drawing approval from client/designer, maintain tight control of in/out of scope and related quality requirements.
    • Maintain detailed and accurate records including project components status throughout the life of the project.
    • Review project scope, budget and schedule for compliance with customer specifications and sold estimate. Develop and maintain budget projections, including +/- risk assessment for cost, schedule, resource and quality. Mitigate risk by identifying value engineering opportunities/strategies that maximize profitability while delivering quality requirements.
    • Oversee installation and closeout procedures including being physically on project sites intermittently or for the duration of the installation phase.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Must exhibit a positive and involved team attitude to all departments and maintain open communication with all co-workers for the best overall performance of 1220.
  • Must represent 1220 with the highest level of integrity and professionalism, a service focused approach and a caring, sincere attitude at all times.
  • Must be able to perform all of the above listed duties as well as have the flexibility to take on additional tasks as needed.
  • Must display a neat, clean and business-like appearance at all times.
  • Must be able to work additional, non-regular hours as needed.
  • Extensive travel is required.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Requires proficient computer skills, specifically the utilization of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Strong administrative skills such as typing, business writing, copier and facsimile required.
  • Ability to work with clients, production crew, designers, and account executives.
  • Requires highly developed and proven customer service and organizational skills.
  • Museum experience or management experience required.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires a College Degree and/or 2+ years of project management experience in the industry.

REPORTING RESPONSIBILITIES
This position reports directly to the Director of Operations.
No positions report to this position.

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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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