Job Summary:

Ensure an optimal fabrication quality level that contributes to realizing the project objectives, and secures kubik maltbie’s position as a leading museum fabrication firm in the US.

Key Results Areas:

Fabrication Techniques
Remain current and up to date on building, construction, carpentry trends and advancements as it relates to exhibit or experiential environments.

Problem Solving

  • Ability to take design ideas and develop them from concept to reality through problem solving and value engineering processes to help meet project goals.

Production Support

  • Responsible for supporting fabrication business needs with simple, cost-efficient solutions and effective use of time and materials to reach desired goals and results.
  • Support and maintain high quality standard within the framework of the carpentry function.
  • Provide support to Shop Foreman regarding carpentry/construction standards and practices and ensure they are understood and consistently upheld in the shop.
  • Ability to organize and orchestrate construction in a safe way on shop floor.
  • Maintain carpentry supplies and inventory by monitoring stock levels.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.

Project Integration

  • Work in partnership with Shop Foreman, Project Coordinator and a multi-disciplinary group of leads to:
    • successfully build museum interactives and exhibition components on time and on budget while meeting clients expectations and designers intent
    • advise partners on best building/construction methods to aid in the development of appropriate and economically viable solutions.
    • Assume responsibility for other tasks and projects as assigned.

Job Specifications:

Relevant Experience

Minimum of 3 years experience in finish carpentry work in construction/building/exhibit fabrication environment or an equivalent field/function including but not limited to a formal apprentice program

  • Proficiency in using a wide variety of tools and equipment
  • Thorough knowledge of carpentry methods and materials
  • Ability to understand visual/illustrative methods design
  • Ability to work independently and in groups
  • Ability to lead others as required
  • Basic computer skills
  • High physical activity: lifting, bending, stretching, climbing and the like
  • Fast-paced deadline driven environment performing building and construction related duties
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Domestic travel may be required for installation purposes

Job Requirements:

  • Creativity and a passion for developing and building museum exhibits
  • Deep knowledge of carpentry – rough, finish and trim and understanding of various building materials and finishes suitable for a retail environment
  • Ability to review and understand construction documents and drawings and build to requirements
  • Ability to work to project deadlines
  • A clear understanding of building methods and how to apply them to various situations
    A clear commitment to quality
  • Attention to finish detail with a keen eye for aesthetics
  • Proven yourself to be a dynamic and action-oriented team player that is self-motivated

Critical Performance Skills:

Attention to Detail

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