The museum Cabinetmaker/Preparator constructs all casework and display elements for permanent and temporary exhibition related projects. They assist the exhibitions team with all casework and display installation/deinstallation and assists other divisions/departments with non-exhibition projects when necessary.
Supports the museum’s mission and exhibitions program to professionally and safely present permanent and temporary exhibitions by:
Constructing all permanent and temporary exhibitions casework and display elements
Wrapping, transporting, and installing all exhibition casework and display elements
Ordering project-specific materials, receiving and organizing supplies.
Assist art handlers/preparators to move, pack, and install/de-install art objects for the museum collection and lending institutions.
The building, transporting and installing any necessary construction elements.
Monitor, repair, adjust and clean tools, machinery as needed. Order replacement parts.
Assist with the improvements and repairs of the production shop.
5 years of advanced woodworking and or cabinetmaking
High School/GED; BFA in applicable field preferred.
Must have comprehensive knowledge and skills with all aspects of woodworking tools, materials, and craftsmanship.
Must have an understanding of museum exhibition displays.
Must be able to help develop buildable fine cabinetry and display elements.
Position requires the ability to move, pack and install artworks of all mediums and sizes with confidence and precision.
Excellent communication and teamwork skill necessary.