Orchestral String Repair Technician - Part-time or Full-Time

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SUMMARY

The Orchestral String Repair Technician is responsible for skilled repairs, adjustments and maintenance on rental, school-owned and customer-owned string instruments and bows.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ORCHESTRAL STRING REPAIR TECHNICIAN

      Perform diagnoses and repair needs on violin family of instruments.

      Perform necessary repairs on violin family of instruments.

      Rehair and repair bows in violin family of instruments.

      Clean and adjust orchestral string instruments to ensure optimum playability and appearance.

      Communicate with sales staff and customers when necessary to estimate or complete a repair.

      Maintain tools and/or equipment to ensure availability of equipment in safe operating condition.

      Use a computer to record and print completed repair estimates and records.

      Order equipment and supplies to maintain inventory and availability of required items to complete necessary repairs.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS: ORCHESTRAL STRING REPAIR TECHNICIAN

  • Certification in musical instrument repair obtained through a college/technical school, or apprenticeship and work experience sufficient to obtain similar knowledge
  • Aspects related to structural repair
  • Aspects related to instrument setup
  • Bow rehair and repair experience
  • Fingerboard dressing
  • Familiarity with various glues and their uses
  • Finish repair and touchup
  • Skill in using tools and equipment used in the repair and maintenance of orchestral string instruments
  • Follow common shop safety practices

·       Strong interpersonal skills

  • Basic computer skills
  • Must pass a pre-employment proficiency bench test

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

      Employees must be able to work harmoniously around other employees and safely with shop equipment

      Requires working with various cleaning and finishing products

      Physical requirements include lifting up to a maximum of 50lbs

 

Employees are expected to report to work on time. Work schedules at the White House of Music must take precedence over other jobs and/or personal activities; exceptions must be cleared by your supervisor in advance.

 

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

 

 

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