Do you have a technical theater, industrial design, film/TV production, or studio art background and are interested in hands-on fabrication? Are you a builder with a fanatical attention to detail who can work with wood, metal and paint? Can you take apart and resize a vintage clock prop on Monday, assemble a large aluminum sculpture on Wednesday, and build a plywood cabinet mockup from a blueprint on Friday?
Then we are looking for you.
Benchmark is seeking smart, hands-on craftspeople at all skill levels who can also think through and takes ownership of a project–from material sourcing, to vendor management, to final QC check. By “hands on” we mean that she/he/they will be able to operate a variety of common woodworking, metalworking and finishing equipment with a high degree of proficiency and will be comfortable working with wood, metal, foam, glass, stone, concrete, and plastics. Candidates will also be able to read and understand schematics and blueprints and translate these concepts into sculptures and props in a variety of sizes from tabletop miniatures to large-scale installations.
Who will excel in this position?
• Candidates who have an exacting attention to detail, a “get it done” attitude, and the ability to both think through issues and develop solutions.
• Because we believe that fabrication is inherently a multi-disciplinary occupation, people with an interest and/or working familiarity with many different trades are preferred. Also, we all help one another and there is no task that is beneath anyone at the company.
• Candidates with a sense of humor and the ability to work in an collegial environment that promotes personal accountability, integrity and humility while producing high-quality work product.
If you like working hard and applying your craft to new and exciting challenges every day you might be a good fit here. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Please send your resume and thoughtful cover letter to email@example.com or fill out the form below.
No calls please. We are an equal opportunity employer.