Responsible for constructing high quality commercial wood products while maintaining an efficient, safe, and clean work environment. This position will work independently, as well as part of a team who optimizes workflow to ensure projects are built and delivered per project specifications. The Custom Builder position will be cross trained throughout the shop and occasionally on the job site. This position requires an individual to be proactive in task completion and maintain a high level of attention to detail.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Prepare for each project by studying drawings and specifications prior to construction, plans a sequence of cutting or shaping operations to be performed.
- Coordinates complex builds directly with the project manager responsible for the project.
- Fabricate custom products such as wall paneling, reception desks, countertops, using wood as well as solid surface and laminate materials.
- Adheres to the highest quality standards by maintaining knowledge of and build in accordance with AWI QCP standards.
- Operates and sets up a variety of wood working machines as required to maintain efficient workflow.
- Assists in the cabinet production or finishing department as required.
- Conducts shop or bench organization/cleaning as needed to maintain a safe work environment.
- Proactively looks for tasks to be accomplished to support the team.
- Communicate effectively with production manager and assigned supervisor.
- Maintains proficiency with the task level skills as defined by job performance requirements.
- Formal education and minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of experience or combination of education and experience.
- Education or previous experience in fields such as Architecture, Construction, and/or Manufacturing.
- Knowledge of hardwood and veneer species, matches materials for color, grain, or texture.
- Knowledge of techniques for fabricating Corian and other solid surface materials via cutting gluing and sanding is a plus.
- Ability to read and understand architectural and shop drawings.
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
- Honesty, integrity, and a passion for excellence.
- Handles pressure, sets standards, and promotes high morale.
- Valid form of identification.
The physical conditions you work under may include both shop and job site environments. Job site environments frequently require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for safety and to prevent exposure to hazardous materials. Forum’s set work week is Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM with a half-hour for lunch. In addition to set hours, additional evening and weekend work may be required to meet deadlines and Company objectives.
- Competitive salary based on experience, education, or a combination of both.
- Paid Holidays
- Personal Time Off (PTO)
- Company funded Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), company funded Life Insurance Policy, company matching 3% 401K Safe Harbor, and partially company funded Supplemental Insurance Options (AFLAC & Telemedicine)
- Flexible Work Environment
- Bonus potential