Fabrication Specialist
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Artists in Residence - Fire Station

Last Date Of Application: 
2017-10-31
Job reference: 
QM/MRF/M/2017/2
Employment Type: 
Full time
About the Job: 

Role Purpose : The Fabrication Specialist will be responsible to oversees the Fire Station fabrication lab and organize related tasks and activities.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & DUTIES
* Responsible for keeping the Fabrication Lab organized & clean
* Be able to fix and detect minor maintenance work
* Setup program and run machines
* Material Handling
* Create and update standard work documentation (follow process)
* Monitor the Fabrication Lab budget and maintain accurate records of wood shop supplies and inventory
* Establish protocols for safe and effective use of the Lab equipment, and monitor safety conditions
* Participate as a team member in assigned working groups
* Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned
* Ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing
* Ability to adapt to changing environments and demands, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and work independently
* Good verbal communication in English
* Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Fab Lab
* Plan schedule and manage the delivery of Fab Lab programs which may occur on evening and weekend
* Coordinate and/ or conduct the training and certification of all staff, faculty, volunteers, interns and guests on the use of the Fab Lab software, computers and manufacturing equipment
* Conduct assessment of Fab Lab activities and write, prepare and present reports
* Seek resources for the gathering or buying of supplies, materials and equipment
* Coordinate scheduling of artist ensure coverage of lab activities
* Experience with image editing, CAD/CAM applications and design software
* Experience using manufacturing and rapid prototyping technology and equipment

About The Applicant: 

* Knowledge of wood shop responsibilities & requirements
* Very good computer skills
* Very good communication skills
* Ability to work independently and within a team
* Bachelor degree in Industrial Art or Design
* A minimum of 3 years’ recent professional experience in related role
* Experience involving coordination and outreach
* Experience with image editing, CAD/CAM applications and design software
* Experience using manufacturing and rapid prototyping technology and equipment