About the Role
Are you excited by robotics and invention, revolutionizing the built world, and making a huge positive impact on society, humanity, and how we live?
Building Machines is hiring a workshop technician to run the workshop and contribute to the design and testing of next generation additive manufacturing technology.
In this role you will be responsible for building and assembling prototypes, performing tests, maintaining and improving the workshop and wearing whatever hats are needed to ensure smooth operations at Building Machines. You should be comfortable getting your hands dirty operating tools, building prototypes, making a mess with concrete, and coming up with creative solutions to tough problems. Successful candidates will be eager to learn new things, experiment with new methods and teach and share with their teammates.
As an early employee you’ll have a huge impact on the technology, culture, and the company’s path to success.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
Assemble next generation additive manufacturing prototypes, tools, and lab and office equipment according to specifications
Improve processes and workshop infrastructure utilizing creative problem solving and basic construction skills
Perform tests using prototype equipment
Create technical documentation and record data
Interpret drawings and technical specifications
Maintain tools and equipment in a workshop environment
Ensure a safe and clean work environment
Pick up equipment and materials from vendor and customer sites as needed
Excellent communication skills
Proficient using hand and power tools
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Valid driver’s license
Familiarity and experience with hand and power tools
Experience with Google Workspace or Microsoft Office
College or Technical Degree
Experience in concrete, construction or other trades
Experience using machine tools including milling machine and lathe
Experience assembling and troubleshooting electronic components
3D CAD modeling
About the Company
Building Machines is a venture backed startup bringing automated solutions to construction that will revolutionize the productivity of today's workers. We’re innovating in a centuries old industry that has seen little technological progress in the last century. Our systems improve the efficiency, quality, and price of traditionally cast concrete products by leveraging automation, advanced sensors, ML/AI, and robotics.
Building Machines was founded by former Amazonians, and leveraged and improved upon the Amazon culture, leadership principles, and drive for success. If you thrive on big problems, inventing elegant systems, getting your hands dirty, and delivering systems that change the world, you’ve found the right place.
We’re conveniently located off of 495 and 290 in Hudson MA, home to award winning restaurants and breweries and a contender for “America’s Best Main Street”.
Building Machines is still an early startup but we’re already offering some sweet perks including access to medical, vision, and dental insurance, 401K plan, weekly BBQs, and premium coffee. And you can help determine what comes next!
The first operating principle in our Building Code, is that before everything else, Builders ensure safety --
safety for our employees, our customers, and the world.
We have therefore decided that all eligible employees, and all eligible members of their households, must be vaccinated.