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Wood and Metal Fabricator

Wood Fabricator

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Wood and Metal Fabricator

Apply for Wood and Metal Fabricator

Oye! We aren’t your traditional work environment… Read through this entire post we so lovingly wrote – some special attention will be given to those who speak directly towards our words.

DEKA Fabrication is the fabrication arm of the architectural design firm ICOSA Design located in the Jingletown neighborhood of East Oakland. We have openings for full-time, part-time, and project-based metal fabricators/woodworkers. We specialize in traditional wood/metal work as well as digital fabrication for the creation of anything from custom furniture to building components to pavilion-scale structures.

Each person at DEKA Fabrication is given a tremendous amount of autonomy and ability to control however they see fit to get to the goals set out for them. We strive to create a family of independent characters all working together – strong communication skills is a must. We are also a workplace that highly values diversity of all kinds.

Essential Functions
• Creative problem solving
• Metal/Wood Working (see below)
• Valid driver’s license
• Lifting heavy items +100lbs.
• Loading truck and strapping loads
• Shop setup/cleanup
• Maintenance and organization
• Interest in Digital Fabrication (or ability to quickly learn)
• Basic computer proficiency

Metal Working
• MIG: We use Miller machines, Mild Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Tube Frames (3/4″ – 2″), Plate (1/16″ – 1/4″)
• TIG: TIG-experience preferred but not required.
• Drill press, cold-cut saw, horizontal band-saw (tolerances @ 1/32″ – 1/16″)
• Angle grinder, furniture-grade welds and finish

Wood Working
• Torsion box assembly and modification. Design solutions, etc
• Simple mill-work and cabinetry
• Sanding and finishing
• Creative fabrication solutions and hardware

Misc Skills (preferred but not required):
• Forklift
• Small-batch Concrete Casting
• Metal Patina and finishing
• CNC Router experience

Example Tasks
• Material storage and working area organization
• Cut metal stock per printed cut sheets
• Accurately lay out and tack weld projects
• Pick up stock materials and hardware from suppliers
• Assist in project builds and onsite installations

Must be available Monday-Friday 10am – 6pm.

Apply for Wood and Metal Fabricator

 


Wood Fabricator

Apply for Wood Fabricator

Oye! We aren’t your traditional work environment… Read through this entire post we so lovingly wrote – some special attention will be given to those who speak directly towards our words.

DEKA Fabrication is the fabrication arm of the architectural design firm ICOSA Design located in the Jingletown neighborhood of East Oakland. We have openings for full-time, part-time, and project-based metal fabricators/woodworkers. We specialize in traditional wood/metal work as well as digital fabrication for the creation of anything from custom furniture to building components to pavilion-scale structures.

Each person at DEKA Fabrication is given a tremendous amount of autonomy and ability to control however they see fit to get to the goals set out for them. We strive to create a family of independent characters all working together – strong communication skills is a must. We are also a workplace that highly values diversity of all kinds.

Essential Functions
• Project Management
• Creative problem solving
• Wood Working (see below)
• Valid driver’s license
• Lifting heavy items +80lbs.
• Loading truck and strapping loads
• Shop setup/cleanup
• Maintenance and organization
• Interest in Digital Fabrication (or ability to quickly learn)
• Computer proficiency

Wood Working
• Torsion box assembly and modification. Design solutions, etc
• Simple mill-work and cabinetry
• Sanding and finishing
• Creative fabrication solutions and hardware

Misc Skills (preferred but not required):
• Forklift
• CNC Router experience

Example Tasks
• Coordinate wood fabrication tasks
• Build torsion box structures
• Prototype solutions to fabrication challenges

Must be available Monday-Friday 10am – 6pm.

Apply for Wood Fabricator

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