Sr. Carpenter

Company: Global Experience Specialists, Inc ( Learn More )

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Job Description

GES is seeking experienced trade show carpenters and cabinet makers with the ability to carry out the essential duties of this position.  This position includes, but is not limited to, the responsibilities and qualifications indicated in this posting.

  • Construct or refurbish complex exhibit, retail and permanent structures using materials such as plywood, laminate, acrylic and metal
  • Work from scaled drawings to produce components or complete component assemblies
  • Use hand tools and power tools safely
  • Install lighting, audiovisual and graphic components in accordance with the design and construction drawings
  • Assemble and install custom structures in tradeshow, retail or corporate environments
  • Perform cycle counts of raw material inventory when assigned
  • Perform box assembly or internal crate packing
  • Pull and pack fulfillment orders and prepare for shipment
  • Organize and maintain a clean and safe warehouse
  • Follow company safety guidelines
  • Respect and properly maintain company equipment
  • Maintain communications in a cooperative, respectful and professional manner with all levels of staff and customers
  • Mentor and train entry-level employees, lead projects
  • Qualifications:
  • Proven carpentry knowledge, ability and experience
  • Proven ability to lead projects
  • Forklift experience (will certify once hired)
  • Ability to lift 75+ pounds
  • Sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently once given assignment
  • Ability to read and follow work order details thoroughly
  • Ability to follow directions and respect supervision
  • Communicate openly, honestly and constructively
  • Ability to use inventory scanners/shipping software
  • Ability to use woodworking power tools and hand tools
  • Experience working with high-pressure laminates
  • Basic computer skills required
  • CNC Setup, Machining, and or Operation a plus
  • Work Environment:

    This position reports to the Carpentry Foreman.  It focuses primarily on carpentry work in the fast-paced environment of a trade show exhibit house where deadlines cannot be missed.  The candidate is expected to follow all company policies and safety guidelines while upholding the quality standards of the company. 

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