Crating Technician

Artex, Inc.

Inglewood, CA

Location: Inglewood, CA
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Full-time


Reporting to the Crating Manager, this position is part of the production team that specializes in the
production of wood crates for fine arts shipping.


 Reads and processes crate designs to given specifications.
 Operates power tools and related equipment to manufacture individually designed wood crates
for the handling, packing, and shipping of fine art, antiques and artifacts.
 Operates a sprayer for water based adhesives, paints, and lacquer.
 Contours insulation and cushioning foams and prepares inner packing materials according to a
variety of design specifications.
 Performs shop maintenance and other incidental and related duties as required and assigned


 A minimum of three (3) years of previous crate shop and/or production carpentry experience
 Must be able to read production design paperwork.
 Knowledge of general shop safety and the following power tools and their recommended safety
requirements: table saw, radial arm saw, panel saw, belt and orbital sanders, pneumatic
staplers and nailers, biscuit joiners, band saws, power drills and an assortment of other hand
 Excellent precision and attention to detail, an understanding of archival materials, museum
specifications for the crating and packing of museum objects considered a plus.


High School Diploma or GED equivalent.


Excellent skills in communicating effectively in oral and written form.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, bend, lift,
and use hands. Movement may occur in warehouses and offices. Specific vision abilities required by this
job include vision and ability to adjust focus.

Employee must be able to lift 75lbs unassisted and must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to
300lbs with assistance of mechanical equipment. Noise level is usually moderate.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee may perform on an
occasional to regular basis while performing functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals to perform these functions.


Please send resume to [email protected] with “0045-18 Crating Technician” in the subject line.

Consideration will be granted only to those who possess the minimum requirements as stipulated.

Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Artex, Inc. is a federal contractor and an EOE AA
M/F/VET/DISABLED employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, medical condition or disability or
protected veteran status. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and
hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (301) 909-5502.

NOTE: The job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may be assigned other related
duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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