Powerhouse Arts is a not-for-profit based in Gowanus and Red Hook, Brooklyn, established to create a robust platform for art production and employment in the arts. Our programming includes fabrication, education, employment, and public engagement to increase access and opportunity for participation in the arts for all New Yorkers. We are stewarding the redevelopment of the former Brooklyn Rapid Transit Power Station in Gowanus to create a new facility that will house fabrication and production facilities in wood, metal, ceramic, textile, and print.
People who thrive in Powerhouse’s organizational culture are those who:
Value and work towards an equitable and inclusive workplace
Are action-oriented, collaborative, and work well in changing circumstances
Enjoy research and iterative problem-solving
Have independent follow-through and pay attention to detail
Powerhouse Arts is seeking skilled Wood and Metal Fabricators to join our team on a project-basis. As a Wood and Metal Fabricator, you will report to the Director of Wood and Metal. In this role, you will work directly on the fabrication of artworks using a variety of methods, including carpentry, welding, machining and CNC assisted fabrication methods. This role may also include being called on to participate in fabrication and engineering planning sessions, as well as assisting in maintenance of the Wood and Metal shop equipment. The ideal candidate will have a track record of both working in collaboration with teams as well as organizing projects on their own from conception to completion