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Posted: Friday, November 3, 2017 12:06 AM

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Griffin Editions is looking for an experienced candidates to join the wood shop, mounting and framing departments.

1) Wood Shop Assistant - Entry Level - Full Time Position

A successful framer will bring his or her experience in custom framing to this role. This includes the ability to measure and carefully assemble frame components to customer specifications. Materials used include moulding (wood laminate, metal), glass, mats, foamboard and other framing components. You’ll be measuring, mounting, cutting, fitting, stretching canvas and pulling together a beautiful finished product!

Woodworking/general carpentry, trim painting skills and a high school diploma; familiar with shop tools and equipment preferred but not required.

Good communication and organization skills a must. Full time position

2) Finishing and Fitting - Intermediate level - Full Time Position

Prepare wood structures for finishing by shaping and trimming with hand or power tools

Take measurements to develop suitable layout for a fixture

Assemble wooden components to fabricate fine art frames.

Select choice materials needed for the tweaking of wooden fixtures

Carry out measurement and installation of wooden floorings

Provide varnishing and staining service for woodwork

Guide and direct the activities of interns and trainee finish carpenters

Implement safety and health regulations during work operations to ensure environmentally friendly and safe structure

Duties would include:

Assisting our full time framer/production manager

Preparing framing supplies and materials for production

The ability to hand and/or machine cut mats and other materials.

A positive approach, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Excellent communication skills.

The ability to work standing the majority of the day.

Other physical requirements include some lifting, bending and carrying, including the ability to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Please send brief email and pdf resume to rosa@griffineditions.com

• Location: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

• Post ID: 135576497 newyork
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