Rigging, Art Handling and Installation

Methods & Materials

Please note that this position requires physical labor, some knowledge of rigging/art installation methodologies, and the skilled, specialized care needed to move artwork. This is NOT an administrative position!

Responsibilities
  • Safely pack and unpack valuable art & artifacts.

  • Loading and unloading objects, tools, and equipment from company vehicles.

  • Follow detailed instructions & safety precautions.

  • Use proper lifting procedures when lifting and/or transporting heavy items.

  • Work indoors and outdoors, often in inclement weather.

Requirements
  • Minimum 2 years of art installation/rigging experience.

  • Driver’s license and proof of good driving record.

  • Must be a skilled driver: Our fleet includes a 1-ton pick-up, often with a trailer, various-sized box trucks with lift gates, and forklift.

  • Forklift certification is a plus; we will train for certification if needed.

  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. unassisted.

  • Access to reliable transportation.

  • Attentive and timely; must be on time and accomplish scheduled jobs.

  • Must be willing to travel for work, sometimes for two weeks or more at a time.

  • Problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and a can-do attitude.

  • Ability to follow detailed instructions.

  • Must work well independently (self-directed) and as a team (collaboratively).

  • Welding and fabrication experience is a plus.

  • Purchase of proper clothing and objects for projects (steel-toe boots; hard hats; safety glasses, when needed).

How to Apply

Please email your resume to office@methodsandmaterials.com

A cover letter is appreciated, but not required.

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Posted on October 31