Furniture Repair And Assembly Installation Technician

Northwestern Mutual Milwaukee , WI 53201

Posted 5 months ago

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

Candidates must successfully complete and pass any required testing.

What's the role?

Under the general supervision of the Facilities Support Services Manager and direction of the Furniture Team Lead, the incumbent completes daily work orders, receives and installs incoming furniture and systems work stations, makes minor and major moves, performs meeting and special event furniture setups, maintains, repairs, dismantles and assembles furniture and systems work stations in Home Office and rented space in other buildings in a timely manner. Study new products introduced by outside vendors to determine if products are suitable to building standards and suitable for comfort and safety of end users. Ability to handle a fast paced, varied job with detailed accuracy. Experience in dealing with public required. Able to establish rapport and communicate effectively.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • Candidates must successfully complete and pass any required testing.

  • High school degree or equivalent. 1-3 years of furniture installer work experience required or equivalent position with furniture & event setup where mechanical aptitude has been demonstrated.

  • Ability to accurately follow oral and written instructions.

  • Strong customer focus, initiative, accuracy and problem-solving skills; effective organizational and communication skills along with the ability to work independently or as part of a team and to adapt to changing priorities and meet required timeframes; a proven track record of consistently good attendance.

  • Proven mechanical aptitude required. Ability to read and understand blueprints and schematic drawings, updating them as appropriate.

  • Must possess an advanced knowledge of relevant state and local building codes and industry standards.

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position.

  • Able to lift up to 100 pounds and regularly lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds.

  • Knowledge of work-related OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) regulations including MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets).

  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in common PC functions and applications, such as Archibus CMMS, Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook as well as Internet Explorer.

  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends when required and be available to work at both Milwaukee and Franklin Campuses as business needs dictate.

Physical Requirements

  • Use ladders

  • Move material, e.g., carpet, tile boxes, ceiling tiles, molding, lumber,grout bags

  • Lift/Reach from floor to bench height and/or above shoulders.

  • Limited access to confined spaces.

  • Lifts and carries tools and equipment of assorted sizes and weights

Weight Requirements

  • Up to 40 lbs
  • 2/3 and more
  • Up to 80 lbs
  • 2/3 and more
  • More than 80 lbs
  • 1/3 to 2/3

Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client's interests at the center of all we do. Get started now!

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Req ID: 25541

Position Type: Regular Full Time

Education Experience: High School Diploma/ GED Required

Employment Experience: 0-2 years

Licenses/Certifications: Not Applicable

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Posting Date: 07/19/2019


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