Position Available: Fabrication Specialist

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Solid Light, Inc., located in Louisville, KY, designs and builds visitor experiences that engage, enlighten, and inspire. From initial concept through final installation, our talented team of designers, writers, filmmakers, architects, fabricators, and project managers creates innovative solutions to fit any project.

We are seeking a fabricator with excellent carpentry skills—with an emphasis on finishing work—for exhibit elements we build in-house, including casework, retail displays, and scenic & themed environments.

Primary job functions include:

  • Fabricating exhibit elements
  • Finish work for fabricated elements
  • Assembly of display parts generated and cut on CNC machine
  • Wrapping, packing, loading and unloading materials deliveries and/or elements for installation
  • Installation of fabricated elements & wall graphics
  • Maintaining an organized and clean work area

Required skills:

  • Knowledge of materials -- hardwoods, sheet goods, veneers, laminates and finishes
  • Knowledge of paint pre- and finish-prep
  • Extensive knowledge of stationary and hand-held power tools including table saw, drill press, routers, typical rotary blade/bit tools, nail guns, glues and finishes, and theming
  • Welding skills desired but not required                                              
  • Proficiency in reading and comprehending drawings
  • Good understanding of basic math
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to follow directions and adhere to quality building standards

Requirements for this Position

  •  A minimum of 3 years’ experience in finish carpentry
  • 1 year of experience in scenic / themed environments is desired
  • Ability to work overtime, nights, and weekends (when necessary) to deliver projects on deadline
  • Ability to travel to installation sites within the United States by car or airplane, sometimes for extended periods
  • Effective communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment

Solid Light provides a generous benefits package that enhances the entire compensation package.

Interested applicants: please send resume to Leslie Pennington at lpennington@solidlight-inc.com