Builder

Egg Collective

Posted 26 days ago


Full Time
New York City
Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn
$27 - $32 / hr

Position Purpose:
The Egg Collective Builder is a skilled individual proficient in fine woodworking with 5+ years experience. This individual is self-motivated and enjoys working as part of a team. We’re looking for a candidate who is intentional, focused, engaged and curious.

Essential Functions:
• Exhibit a thorough understanding of wood science and fine woodworking techniques.
• Proficient at reading shop drawings.
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines and multiple work assignments in a goal-
oriented and collaborative environment.
• Willingness to take direction and follow standard operating procedures.
• Construct pieces according to Egg standards; learn and adapt to new methods and
techniques.
• Multi-task and prioritize deadlines and multiple work assignments.
• Prepare lumber and sheet goods utilizing saws, milling and sanding machines.
• Ability to regularly lift and safely move furniture and other heavy materials.
• Use and maintain hand tools and operate machinery as necessary in accordance with
safety standards.
• Construct jigs as necessary.
• Join, construct, and glue-up furniture according to shop drawings.
• Ensure products meet Egg Collective standards, with a keen eye for detail.
• Self assess and make adjustments as necessary to address or correct fabrication hurdles
in order to maintain Egg Collective’s standard of quality.
• Build with consistency in mind and maintain/improve speed and accuracy from project to
project.
• Sand and prep work for finishing when necessary.
• Assist with lumber deliveries and basic machine maintenance.
• Strive to work within production timeline goals and keep an accurate account of hours
through Harvest Time app.
• Work with other team members in an effort to expedite the production schedule.
• Skill sharing and providing practical training with other team members whenever helpful
or necessary.
• Provide feedback within a team setting to continually improve processes.
• Take ownership of general upkeep of the premises.
Quantities of the Ideal Candidate:
• Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively.
• Approaches everything with a curiosity mindset while progressively building skill sets.
• Understands the value of a well-organized, clean environment.
• Keen eye for accuracy and detail using critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Willingness to share opinions to help improve processes and/or ask for help when
needed.
• Focused, engaged and mindful.

Physical Demands:
Physical requirements include lifting / carrying of up to 50 pounds; ability to push and pull carts weighing up to 250 pounds; visual acuity, speech, and hearing; hand and eye coordination; and manual dexterity necessary to operate machinery. Subject to sitting, standing (8 hrs /day), reaching, bending, stooping, squatting, stretching, walking, twisting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:
This job operates out of the Egg Collective Manufacturing Facility in Brooklyn, NY. Standard hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. The builder role is an in-person position. This role cannot be performed remotely.

Pay and Benefits:
• $27 - $32 / hour commensurate with experience
• Paid Company Holidays
• Paid Sick Leave
• Paid Time Off after a year of employment at Egg Collective
• Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
• Retirement Plan (401k) with Employer Match

About Us

Egg Collective is a New York-based design firm established in 2011. Each item in Egg Collective’s Collection is handmade from natural materials that are intended to stand the test of time. Egg Collective’s work is made of the highest quality raw materials in its own woodshop and in collaboration with local small-scale fabricators.

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