2 Positions Open - Crate Shop Tech and Driver/Art Handler -The ICON Group Chicago

The Icon Group

One of Chicago's oldest and most experienced art handling companies is looking to fill two positions. We are in need of both a driver/art handler and a crate shop technician.

The driver/art handler position entails shipping, packing, and installing fine art, artifacts, and antique furniture. Potential candidates would work with our current staff on company trucks assisting museums, businesses, galleries, and private collectors with their art handling needs. The company runs a bi-weekly shuttle between Chicago and New York which includes extra hours and increased pay.  The driver/art handler position would have potential for full time and over time hours. Hours can be flexible as weekly and daily schedules will vary.

The crate shop technician would report to the lead shop technician and Crating Manager. The potential candidate would be responsible for construction and packing of custom crates to accommodate fine art objects and artifacts, and would follow shop safety guidelines and perform basic shop and tool maintenance.The crate shop technician position would be for full time hours, Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm. Occasional overtime hours may be requested depending on specific projects. 

We are looking for candidates with a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and an interest in the varied challenges presented by the art services field. After initial probationary period Icon offers a group health insurance benefit and paid time off.

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

 

  • Fine Art background preferred

  • Knowledge of various art mediums

  • Art Handling/Preparator experience

  • Work experience at a museum or gallery

  • Registrar experience

  • Must be 25 years old to qualify for our insurance policy

  • Illinois C-Class (*Non-CDL) Driver's License with clean driving record

         *Required to drive our company vehicles- in house training is available.

  • Experience driving a straight truck

  • Ability to lift 70+lbs

 

 

Crate Shop Technician Position:

  • Fine Art background preferred
  • Knowledge of various art mediums

  • Art Handling/Preparator experience

  • Work experience at a museum or gallery

  • General knowledge of stationary power/pneumatic tool operation, including table saw, radial arm saw, and air-powered stapler

  • Ability to read production designs and cut-sheets

  • Uses safe and proper handling procedures while wrapping and packing art objects

  • Ability to lift 70+lbs

To Apply: 

Send Resume/CV to andrew@icongroup.us

*Please include all relivant work experience

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Contact Name: 
Andrew
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