Freelance Crate Shop Technician (Multiple Openings/Locations)

Crozier Fine Arts

FREELANCE CRATE TECHNICIAN (NY, NJ, DC, CT, DE, FL, MA)

WHO WE ARE

Crozier is at the forefront of the art logistics industry and an advocate for international standards. With a strategic network that encompasses over 1.3 million square feet of dedicated storage space and 6 crate shops across North America and Europe, Crozier is singularly equipped to protect specialized collections all around the world.

Crozier is part of the Adjacent Businesses segment of Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in data storage and information management services. The infrastructure of Iron Mountain uniquely positions Crozier to handle diverse and non-traditional collections. Restoration, digitization, media migration, and bespoke archival solutions are just some of the many distinct services Crozier’s affiliation with Iron Mountain affords.

POSITION SUMMARY

The essential functions of a Freelance Crate Technician is to work in the crate shop and be a part of the production team that specializes in producing a series of containers and packing solutions used in the transportation or storage of fine art, antique furniture, and decorative arts.

Responsibilities
  • Reads and processes crate designs to given specifications

  • Participates in training in the areas of shop safety and production

  • Safely operates power tools and related equipment to manufacture individually designed wood crates for the handling, packing, and shipping of fine art, antiques and artifacts.

  • Safely operates a sprayer for water-based adhesives, paints, and lacquer

  • Prepares insulation, cushioning foams and inner packing materials according to a variety of design specifications

  • Performs shop maintenance, safety inspections, and other incidental and related duties as required and assigned

Requirements
  • A minimum of three (3) years of previous crate shop and/or production carpentry experience required.

  • Must be able to read production design paperwork.

  • Knowledge of general shop safety and the following power tools and their recommended safety requirements: table saw, radial arm saw, panel saw, belt and orbital sanders, pneumatic staplers and nailers, biscuit joiners, band saws, power drills and an assortment of other hand tools.

  • Excellent precision and attention to detail, an understanding of archival materials, museum specifications for the crating and packing of museum objects considered a plus

  • Ability to speak effectively to clients and coworkers

  • Strong attention to detail, discretion, and follow-through

  • Must be a team player, with the ability to lead and effectively communicate instructions

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work well under pressure

How to Apply

Please visit: https://ironmountain.jobs/jobs/?q=crate

Applicants can apply to this posting to be considered for any location.

Posted on March 24