Open Positions


Senior Project Engineer

CW Keller Senior Project Engineers represent the most experienced part of our engineering team. Senior Project Engineers leverage diverse expertise in the development and delivery of project deliverables. Senior Project Engineers are technically adept and production oriented. Engineers in this position perform several complimentary roles within the organization and are expected to work in an advisory role with Project Managers, Lead Engineers, Project Executives and Job Captains throughout the project life cycle.

 

PRIMARY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drafting: Produce clear, accurate, and consistent documentation (shop drawings) for approval and fabrication.

  • Modeling: Develop comprehensive 3D models, both static and parametric, at fabrication‐level accuracy and tolerances.

  • Communication: Actively communicate with Engineering Team members, Project Management, and Fabrication Job Captains to ensure successful completion of all phases of a project.

  • Convert laser scans to point clouds and surface models.

  • Conduct site visits to perform site surveys, both manual and laser‐scan, and field verification.

  • Actively participate in client and key stakeholder meetings (in person and virtual) alongside Project Management.

  • Accuracy and support continuous improvement and change management.

  • Adhere to and outperform rigourous project timelines.

 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Ability to independently manage a discrete project phases in conjunction with Project Management.

  • Mentor Project Engineers in developing their technical and fabrication skills.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • The ideal candidate is well‐versed in digital fabrication and motivated to succeed in a fast‐paced, dynamic environment.

  • A professional degree in Industrial Design, Engineering, Architecture (or a related field) or relevant vocational training and certification.

  • 10+ years of experience in Architectural Fabrication or a related industry.

  • Substantial experience producing highly-detailed shop drawings in a fast paced environment with rigorous deadlines.

  • Advanced knowledge of Rhino 3D.

  • Experience using Grasshopper or Rhinoscript for parametric modeling and automation.

  • Experience programming in Mastercam for 3 and 5 axis machining a plus.

  • Experience with 3 and/or 5 axis machining.

  • Exceptional knowledge of digital fabrication and construction methods.

  • A high degree of self-motivation, flexibility, and resourcefulness.

  • Ability to work independently, and perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team.

  • Strong organization skills


CW Keller Lead Engineers operate as the primary point of point of contact within Engineering for their respective jobs and facilitate the intake, production, and execution of project-based digital deliverables. Lead Engineers are expected to leverage their extensive project expertise to actively manage dedicated and ad-hoc teams of Engineers on large scale and multi-phase projects through Design Engineering, Fabrication Engineering, Production Engineering, and Fabrication. Lead Engineers drive engineering projects to successful completion through direct interaction with primary project stakeholders.

In bridging multiple departments, Lead Engineers act as the means for maintaining continuity throughout the CWKA project life cycle. Lead Engineers are expected to perform several complimentary roles within the organization and comport themselves in an exemplary way to Project Engineers and other staff.

 

PRIMARY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Production: Lead teams through comprehensive, digitally-intensive workflows in the production of clear, accurate, and consistent information for approval and fabrication. This includes the ability to create and guide others in building fabrication-level 3D models (static and parametric) and generating project documentation (shop drawings, parts-lists, part files for machining, etc).

  • Communication: Pro-actively communicate with the Director of Engineering, Engineering Team, Project Management, Fabrication Job Captains, Construction Managers and Architects to ensure successful completion of all phases of a project. Meet with Project Management, Project Executives, and Sales staff to review project milestones and assist in the generation of RFI’s and Change Order Collateral.

  • Reliability: Adhere to and outperform strict project timelines.

  • Quality Assurance: Initiate, monitor and maintain project specific quality-control processes including, but not limited to, review of build strategies and fabrication methods based on design intent, review shop drawings for accuracy and constructability, review project files and folders to maintain organizational consistency.

  • Site Visits: Conduct site surveys using manual and digital instrumentation (i.e. laser‐scanner, laser levels and tape measure) for verification of field conditions and installation accuracy.

 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Convert laser scans to point clouds, meshes and surface models.

  • Actively mentor Project Engineers in developing technical and organizational skills.

  • Review work of project team members and provide constructive feedback as required.

  • Provide regular feedback to the Director of Engineering on project team performance and present options for improvement where necessary / applicable.

  • Identify and attend related industry events as a representative of CWKA.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • The ideal candidate is well‐versed in digital fabrication and motivated to succeed in a fast‐paced, dynamic environment.

  • A professional degree in Industrial Design, Engineering, Architecture, (or a related field) or relevant vocational training and certification.

  • 5+ years of experience in Architectural Fabrication or a related industry.

  • Advanced knowledge of Rhino 3D.

  • Experience using Grasshopper or Rhinoscript for parametric modeling and automation.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team.

  • Strong organization skills.

  • Exceptional knowledge of digital fabrication and construction methods.

  • Experience generating or reviewing detailed shop drawings.

  • A high degree of self-motivation, flexibility, and resourcefulness.

  • Ability to work independently, and perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision.

  • Experience programming in Mastercam for 3 and 5 axis machining a plus.

Lead Engineer


CNC Programmer

CW Keller has an open position for a CNC Programmer with experience in 3 axis and 5 axis programming experience in Mastercam. If interested please inquire directly via the form below.


Cabinetmaker

 

CW Keller has an open position for a cabinetmaker in our architectural millwork shop. This position reports to the shop supervisor.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • General and advanced work in the building process of custom cabinetmaking and architectural millwork.

  • Set-up and safe operation of woodworking tools and machinery

  • Preparing work to enter the finish area when needed

  • Set-up and safe operation of finishing tools and machinery

  • Providing support to Job Captain to meet project deadlines

  • Maintaining a safe working environment


POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Read & Speak English

  • Minimum 5 yrs. hands-on experience in a millwork shop

  • Advance knowledge of cabinetmaking, custom woodworking, architectural millwork manufacturing

  • Experience working with solid surface material is a plus

  • Experience in Form building a plus

  • Able to construct a variety of architectural fixtures within a 1/32”.

  • Ability to read and build from shop drawings

  • Ability to work overtime as needed

  • Make common sense decisions

  • Work independently, as well as, part of a team

  • Follow verbal and written instructions

  • Have a positive attitude and a good work ethic

  • Abide by safety procedures as required by employer and OSHA

  • OSHA 10 hour

  • Ability to troubleshoot

  • Recording and filing of project samples and client specs.

  • Coordinate project schedules with management to meet deadlines

  • Prepare surfaces for finish

  • Quality control measures

  • Tracking finish inventory and stock items

  • Regular maintenance of equipment

  • Maintaining clean and orderly work environment


PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THIS POSITION INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

  • Stand for extended periods of time

  • Conduct repetitive motion tasks

  • Work in an environment where levels of dust and noise are relative to a woodworking shop of 30 people.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Shift schedule: Mon-Fri, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with occasional overtime hours

  • Levels of dust and noise relative to a woodworking shop of 30 people

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience and skill level

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time

If you believe you are a good fit for the position, please submit your resume to info@cwkeller.com with "Cabinetmaker" in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Finishing of high-end custom architectural millwork using water-based, lacquer-based, paint, and polyester products with the use of state of the art spraying equipment.

  • The ideal candidate will be versatile in performing woodworking tasks, sanding and miscellaneous if the
    finish department has a light schedule.

  • Set-up and safe operation of finishing tools and machinery

  • Providing support to Job Captain to meet project deadline

  • Maintaining a safe working environment


POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Read & Speak English

  • Minimum 5 yrs. hands-on experience in a millwork shop

  • Knowledge of chemicals - their uses, interactions, dangers, production techniques, disposal methods

  • Ability to read and build from shop drawings

  • Passing a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test

  • Ability to color match for shades and brightness of color, stain, seal, scuff, and top coat.

  • Color matching to client's specifications using dyes, stains, or tinted lacquers.

  • Ability to work overtime as needed

  • Make common sense decisions

  • Work independently, as well as, part of a team

  • Follow verbal and written instructions

  • Have a positive attitude and a good work ethic

  • Abide by safety procedures as required by employer and OSHA

  • Ability to troubleshoot

  • Recording and filing of project samples and client specs.

  • Coordinate project schedules with management to meet deadlines

  • Prepare surfaces for finish

  • Quality control measures

  • Tracking finish inventory and stock items

  • Regular maintenance of equipment

  • Maintaining clean and orderly work environment


PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THIS POSITION INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

  • Stand for extended periods of time

  • Conduct repetitive motion tasks

  • Work in an environment where levels of dust and noise are relative to a woodworking shop of 30 people.


COMPREHENSIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience and skill level

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Finisher


General Inquiries

We're always looking for talented individuals to join our team. If you don't see what you're looking for in our current postings don't hesitate to drop us a line and extend your interest.

 


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