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D|Fab is a leader in the design & décor fabrication industry, built by innovative and passionate people. Our customers are the focus of everything we do and we take pride in our unconditional customer service, design talent, and quality décor product. Our team consists of designers and craftspeople with a strong work ethic and a willingness to learn and grow. We know that D|Fab’s success is due to the dedication of our employees, and reward their efforts with competitive wages, benefits, paid holiday and vacation days, as well as job training.

If you are looking for your next move and possess the qualities we seek, we want to hear from you!

Design Project Manager

D|Fab is seeking an experienced Design Project Manager to join our studio. Qualified candidates have an environmental design, interior design, architecture or graphic design degree. The Design Project Manager will be responsible to lead client communications and project scheduling, develop designs, roll-out drawings and decor engineering specifications for our clients.

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JOB FUNCTIONS

Project Management, Computer Drafting and Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design

SKILLS & EDUCATION

  • Interior Design, Environmental Design,  Architectural or Graphic Design Degree
  • Applicants should have 4+ years experience in a related field
  • Software knowledge required includes Autocad and/or Revit
  • Graphics software (such as CorelDraw or Adobe Illustrator)and 3D (such as SketchUp)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Client communications and project scheduling, roll-out project management
  • Architectural drafting of interior plans and elevations
  • Signage/graphic and millwork detailing
  • Development of brand standards/design control documents

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

Millworker

Design Fabrications is looking to fill Millworker positions for the production of signage and decor.

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Millworker – Level 1

Overall position description with general areas of responsibility:

Measure raw materials for the construction of retail signage and décor items.

Essential functions of the job:

  • Glue, fit, clamp parts and subassemblies together to form complete units that are square.
  • Install hardware and check for fit.
  • Ability to spray glue, apply laminate, veneer and file product.
  • Use of power/driver drill, power nailer, staplers, miter saw and jig saw to perform duties.
  • Maintain a clean work area, keep floor clear of debris.
  • Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor.
  • Perform all job duties using standard safety practices and D|Fab safety standards.
  • Responsible for following all company policies as stated in the D|Fab employee handbook.
  • Willingness to work flexible and overtime hours as needed.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of measuring tools such as tape measure, ruler and meter gauges.
  • Basic knowledge of hand carpentry tools.
  • Ability to read and follow written directions and basic shop drawings.
  • Have a general understanding of signage and graphics materials, substrates and manufacturing processes.

A description of physical demands:

Ability to lift up to 65 pounds of material on a regular basis.

 

Millworker – Level 2

Overall position description with general areas of responsibility:

  • Posses all the skills and abilities of Millworker Level 1.
  • Measure and cut raw materials such as plywood, particle board, MDF, sheet plastic, various hardwoods.
  • Ability to identify woods by species (or variety).
  • Understanding of quality control and time management
  • A comprehensive knowledge and use of routers, table saw and sliding table saw.
  • Ability to prepare cut lists.
  • Can perform basic maintenance on hand tools and glue pots.
  • Can give basic directions to Millworker Level 1 and assembly personnel.

A description of physical demands:

Ability to lift up to 65 pounds of material on a regular basis.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

Operations Project Manager

Design Fabrications is a growing retail store design and décor-graphics manufacturing company.  We are looking for an Operations Project Manager who will be responsible for a variety of incoming projects that require coordination between sales, design, and production scheduling.  Daily activities typically include customer contact, data/order entry, scheduling, and product tracking through delivery. Positive people skills are a huge benefit to being successful at this position, along with an enthusiastic can-do attitude.

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POSITION DETAILS:

  • Provide in-house support for Account Executives and House Customers
  • Make more time for Account Executives to sell
  • Use knowledge of graphics industry to help customers “visualize” their needs while translating technical issues into understandable terms.
  • Assist communications between Sales, Design and Production
  • Represent the customer’s best interest
  • Help develop and maintain customer loyalty for repeat business
  • Answer customer’s questions in the AE’s absence
  • Help obtain complete job specifications from the customer
  • Help obtain customer’s final approval on project scope, terms and schedule.
  • Maintain job status report for internal and external use
  • Keep Company Management informed of all interactions between you and the customer
  • Review product before it is shipped

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least two years of experience in project management for a Design Build company of retail décor, exhibits, retail fixture, furniture or similar.
  • Proficient PC skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (ie. understanding how to create and modify formulas in Excel)
  • In-depth understanding of the Graphics, Retail Construction, or Exhibit industry
  • Self starter with a solid understanding of job work flow
  • Ability to work with outside vendors and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strategic thinker with ability to develop, implement and manage initiatives that contribute to Company’s growth – while representing and maintaining our Company image and culture
  • Excellent time management, communications, decision-making and organizational skills
  • Must have flexible working hours for overtime, possible travel

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

Administrative Receptionist

A growing retail store design and décor-graphics manufacturing company is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant / Receptionist who will assist in all areas of our business.  The administrative assistant / receptionist performs all tasks related to the support of design, manufacturing, purchasing, accounting and marketing.

Positive people skills are a huge benefit to being successful at this position, along with an enthusiastic can-do attitude.

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POSITION DETAILS

  • Receptionist – Switchboard
  • Mail/project information distribution
  • Assemble production and marketing packets
  • Perform tasks related to targeted mailing initiatives
  • Maintaining office supplies inventory
  • Creating spreadsheets in MS Excel
  • Typing using MS Word

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent phone skills
  • Self-starter with solid understanding of office procedures
  • Positive attitude, willing to assist others in accomplishing company initiatives
  • Proficient PC skills including Microsoft Office applications
  • Basic Accounting knowledge a plus, but not necessary
  • 1+ years relevant work experience

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

Assembly Team Member

D|Fab is seeking a candidate to join our assembly team. This position involves working with other department members to assemble quality decor and sign products for our customers with a variety of materials, hardware and hand tools.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

  • Ability to read and follow both verbal and written directions
  • Knowledge of hand and power tools
  • Mechanically inclined individual
  • Wears safety glasses at all time in shop environment
  • Ability to accurately read a tape measure
  • Report shortage of assembly materials to department leader
  • Understand the importance of Quality Control and time management
  • Maintain a clean work area, keep floor clear of debris
  • Perform all job duties using standard and DFab safety practices
  • Read and understand detail prints

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

CNC Operator

We are seeking a Day Shift and Second Shift CNC Operator to be responsible to measure and cut raw materials for the construction of retail signage and décor items.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  • Operate one CNC router table at production quotas.
  • Maintain a clean work area, keep floor clear of debris.
  • Use time wisely and remain productive.
  • Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor.
  • Perform all job duties using standard safety practices and D|Fab safety standards.
  • Responsible for following all company policies as stated in the D|Fab employee handbook.
  • Willingness to work flexible and overtime hours as needed.

SKILLS & EDUCATION

  • Basic knowledge of computer operations including CAD/CAM software (Min 2 years exp).
  • Basic knowledge of measuring tools such as tape measure, ruler and meter gauges.
  • Ability to read and follow written directions and basic shop drawings.

A description of the physical demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs of material on a regular basis

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

Spray Painter

We are seeking a Second Shift Spray Painter. This position involves manufacturing product according to drawings and specifications provided to assure timely delivery and quality product for our customers.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • Paint letters, numbers, signs and other décor items with a pneumatic spray gun
  • Spray paint wood, metal, plastic and foam décor components
  • Use proper paint and primer for each type of material
  • Check finished product for quality before it leaves paint area
  • Maintain a clean work area, clean/change filters as needed
  • Keep floor clear of debris
  • Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor
  • Ability to read and follow written and verbal directions
  • Wears safety glasses and respirator
  • Ability to clean and maintain spray guns
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs of material on a regular basis

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

Contract & Freelance Opportunities

We are proactive about building a network of trusted and reliable contract designers.

Our network is comprised of professionals with interior design, architecture and graphic design backgrounds. Qualified candidates possess the required CAD skill set, demonstrate high-level communication and respect deadlines.

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Work Type

  • Roll-out Contractor Bid Sets and Décor Drawings (CAD elevations & plans)
  • Interior Design – interior finish selection, lighting, millwork detailing
  • Environmental / Graphic Design

Compatible software

  • Software knowledge required includes Autocad and/or Revit
  • Graphics software (such as CorelDraw or Adobe Illustrator) and 3D (such as SketchUp)
  • (contract employees must have own professional software licenses)