Model Maker I Job Description Sample
Jr. Model Maker
The Jr. Model Maker, under the supervision of the CG Art Modeler, builds a broad range of miniature scale, 3-dimensional models and props required on a stop motion animated feature film.
Essential Job Functions
Build models/props from drawings and plans in order to build to required specifications; occasionally model props for 3D printing using Maya.
Assist in creating appropriate, on style, masters and prep for molding process.
Maintain and repair models and props to ensure the quality of the film is kept intact.
Safely operate standard manual and power tools (drills, saws, sanders, etc.).
Meet model and prop building duties as required within production schedules as set forth by the Art Direction PM, while maintaining a high standard of quality.
Help in the general upkeep of the workshop.
Assist and prepare in the molding process when necessary.
1-2 years' experience in a model shop for a stop motion production or visual effects environment where construction of models for miniatures was required.
Basic knowledge of model shop, construction, prop design, tool usage, and equipment safety.
Good understanding of materials along with fabrication techniques and styles.
Detail oriented with strong spatial skills.
Beginner proficiency with Maya for modeling, preferred.
Familiarity with 3D printing process, preferred.
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.
Physical Demands and Work environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; stand; sit; use hands to operate standard shop equipment; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear both in person and by telephone. The employee must lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee works under typical shop conditions and is exposed to variable indoor temperatures. The noise level is usually moderate. In certain assignments, an employee may occasionally work near moving equipment and be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, airborne fumes and loud, prolonged noise (hearing protection required when using power tools).
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
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Tool & Model Maker A / Grand Prairie, TX
In this role the applicant must be able to:
Layout and fabricate a variety of tools such as simple jigs, and fixtures and patterns to close tolerances.
Develop and fabricate simple templates and form blocks. - Layout, fabricate, assemble and finish small scale display models, simple mockup parts and details.
Work from templates, sketches, drawings, change orders and verbal instructions.
Build simple frames and supports and operate model shop machines including wood lathes, drill presses and use wood working hand tools.
Ability to develop and fabricate form blocks and flat pattern templates involving compound angles and irregular contours.
Ability to check work performed against requirements for accuracy and operation sequence using precision measuring equipment, such as dial calipers, micrometers, scales and gauges.
Must assist lower labor grade employees to carry out assignments.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience developing and fabricating complex jigs and fixtures.
Experience using precision measuring equipment.
Experience using laser tracking systems.
Machinist / Model Maker
VIAVI (NASDAQ: VIAV) has a 90 year history of technical innovations that have evolved to keep pace and address our customer's most pressing business issues. We make equipment, software, and systems that help to plan, deploy, certify, monitor, and optimize all kinds of networks - like those for mobile phones, service providers, large businesses and data centers. And, we are also at the forefront of optical security – we bend light to develop and deliver optical solutions that provide security to the world's currencies and safety and performance applications for consumer electronics and spectrometry.
We are the people behind the products that help keep the world connected – at home, school, work, at play, and everywhere in between. VIAVI employees are fierce about supporting customer success and we welcome people who bring their best every day to the company - to question, to collaborate and to push for solutions that will delight our customers.
VIAVI R&D is looking for an experienced metal fabricator with machining experience.
This is a fabricator position to support R&D. The ideal candidate will collaborate with engineering to design, fabricate, and install hardware used in vacuum chambers, post-processing equipment, and test equipment. Projects include modification of existing hardware as well as designing from scratch. Environment is fast-paced, involving mostly one-off solutions to pressing problems and little repetitive work. Area of operation includes all of SaRo R&D, and often extends to Manufacturing support as needed.
- Minimum 5 years general metal fabrication experience
Able to use shop equipment including manual mills and lathes
CNC experience a plus
Experience with a wide variety of materials and manufacturing processes
Perform shop calculations utilizing knowledge of material characteristics to determine optimum feeds and speeds
Sheetmetal fabrication experience including using a Brake and Shear
Able to weld: Tig & Mig steel, stainless steel, and aluminum
Able to solder (hard and soft) with Oxy-Acetylene torch
Ability to read engineering drawings including ASME Y14.5
Experience with SolidWorks a plus
Ability to fabricate fixtures and holding devices used during manufacturing processes
Demonstrated ability to work independently to create or to finalize a presented concept to completion and fabrication.
Ability to identify, analyze, and provide solutions or alternate approaches to manufacturing problems using individual judgment and creativity
Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating systems
Safety conscious, able to work safely in the shop and on the factory floor with complex machines
Efficient, clean, and organized worker
Have strong attention to detail
Quality conscious and able to inspect own work
Have strong problem-solving skills
Comfortable with frequent changes of priority and focus
Works independently as well as with teams
Able to lift 50 pounds
If you have what it takes to push boundaries and seize opportunities, apply to join our team today.
VIAVI Solutions is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.
Model Maker Spec Machinist/ Orlando, FL
At Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), we are driven by speed, agility and technical innovation. We are actively seeking candidates who are willing to take on the challenges of significant growth with a can do attitude.
As the world's premier aerospace and defense company, we pride ourselves on quality and mission success. We need talented, passionate and customer centric people to be part of our future.
Plans, lays out, assembles and machines the most complicated laboratory, experimental, prototypes, models, production engineering units and test equipment in our facility or in the field. Prepares items for test or fabrication, with only broad specifications, design criteria, or general approach to the assignment.
The method of execution is largely up to the technician with final results relying on the Machinist's skill and knowledge. The Machinist will fabricate some of the most complicated parts and assemblies having multiple set-ups, compound angles, irregular surfaces and exacting tolerances. The Machinist is responsible for the final outcome of the task and is required to use all available resources to check parts or assemblies for conformance to all engineering requirements.
Candidate must have experience on:
CNC controls including Fanuc and Mazak.
CAM software including CATIA/Pro E.
Candidate must be able to understand, edit and write G-code programs (MDI programming).
Experience with holding fixture design and fabrication.
General milling/turning procedures.
Work in collaboration with the designer and engineers developing new product using the modular concept to minimize the duplication of component parts and to streamline assembly methods.
Manufacture prototype merchandisers using material bills, drawings or sketches.
Effectively, efficiently and safely utilize the equipment in the Model Shop to support all areas of New Product Development to produce parts, prototypes or models.
Coordinate efforts with all the areas of manufacturing in the scheduling and procuring components or parts to ensure a timely and efficient completion to assigned projects.
Document changes during the prototype stages of developing new product and communicates changes to the designer or engineer assigned to the project.
Assist in the implementation of new products into the manufacturing areas either in Bridgeton or off site manufacturing facilities.
Must be able to read and comprehend blue prints and material bills.
Must be able to read wiring diagrams and be able to assemble and wire case components.
Must have a basic knowledge of refrigeration components and be certified in brazing.
High School, Associated Degree preferred.
Experience: Model Maker I = 0-1 yrs, Model Maker II = 2-3 years, Model Maker III = 5 yrs.
Certification in refrigerated systems.
EPA certification for refrigerate handling.
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- Bridgeton, MO, United States
Model Maker / R&D Machinist / Grand Prairie, TX
Lockheed Martin is seeking a Model Maker / R&D Machinist for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to plan the layout, fixturing, and fabrication of mechanical devices; set up and operate precision machine tools including lathes, mills, grinders, saws, etc. to make original parts, tools, mechanisms, and devices for experimental purposes. Work to verbal instruction, sketches, or detailed drawings. Required to solve problems relative to work-holding arrangement, unusual materials, machine settings, tools and cutters, product specifications, and fabrication methods. Will interface extensively with research engineers to refine requirements, recommend fabrication processes and perform estimates. Normally performs precision work to exacting tolerances and dimensions in a developmental laboratory condition.
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Must be able to obtain a security clearance
CNC Mill experience.
Ability to comprehend mechanical drawings using Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
Basic computer knowledge.
The candidate must have good communication skills, and be able to work with internal and external customers.
We are seeking a Model Maker for our FRL Model Shop team. We are looking for a hacker and fabricator to work hand in hand with Engineers and Researchers to produce models and prototypes, mechanisms, and solutions for future consumer virtual reality experiences and testing.
Our products utilize a variety of materials (from plastics to hard metals) and processes. The Model Maker will be familiar and experienced with various traditional technologies and be able to quickly get up to speed on new technologies.
The Model Maker will work closely with the research team and mechanical engineering team to help solve design and manufacturing issues where collaboration is key. We move fast and are looking for a person who is driven to grow into an advanced individual contributor role finding the fastest, most efficient ways to go from napkin sketches to finished parts in real materials. This position is full-time and located in our Redmond office.
- Work directly with Mechanical Engineers and Researchers
Work from various forms of input such as Sketch and CAD
Build models and prototypes using various standard model shop tools
Part quality and inspection
Maintain shop equipment
Maintain safe clean working environment
Maintain stock material and supplies to perform day-to-day tasks
Demonstrate quality craftsmanship, with a desire to produce the best quality components possible
- 5+ years' experience in a model making environment
Experience in rapid prototyping environment
Experience with fabrication
Experience in CAD software and fixture design
Experience in communicating timelines and expectations to clients
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Must be able to stand on your feet for eight hours
Experience with 3D Printing
Experience with Laser cutters
- 10+ years of experience in a model making environment
Associates Degree in relevant field or certified apprenticeship program
Experience with OMAX waterjet
Experience with CNC machining
Experience with CAM programming (Mastercam, SURFCAM or equivalent)
Experience with Haas
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Engineering Model Maker Tech
Job LocationUSA, La Fayette, GA
Job Posting TitleEngineering Model Maker Tech
The ChallengeJOB DESCRIPTION AND SUMMARY:
Support Engineering Pre-Production builds of new product designs, making prototype parts and assemblies as required. The Model Maker supports Engineering projects with the design, laying out and fabrication of parts using machine shop equipment.
Individual will generate CNC part programs using 3D models and engineering drawings. Should be able to operate the following: 3 & 5 axis CNC machining centers, CNC press brake, 3 axis laser systems, lathe, standard milling machine, surface grinder, plus standard machine shop equipment. Working environment requires high accuracy with very close tolerances. Requires working knowledge of geometric tolerances and will inspect completed work with a variety of measuring equipment such as height gages, micrometers, dial indicators and CNC coordinate machine.
What you will Do
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Perform operations necessary to machine, form, fabricate or otherwise complete prototype parts or assemblies for engineering models using engineering drawings. Give feedback to engineers on part design, layout, manufacturability, and functionality Fabricate jigs, fixtures and dies to produce parts Uses precision measuring devices such as height gauges, micrometers, calipers and dial indicators to verify conformance of parts to specifications. Rework/modify existing parts from marked-up drawings
Operate in a global team environment
Take ownership and initiative to complete assignments with minimal supervision
Work proactively with Engineering & Manufacturing teams to execute build plans per schedule
Maintain neat, safe, and orderly work area
Maintain in-house shop equipment
Participate in all team activities
What you need to Succeed
High school diploma or GED required. A diploma in Machine Tool Technology or CNC Technology preferred, however consideration shall be given to candidates with trade school, vocational education, apprenticeship, or equivalent work experience (four years preferred).
Note: Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Preferred four years' experience using machine tools and/or metalworking experience. Model shop/job shop experience desired.
GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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Industrial Design Model Maker Working Title: Model Maker Job Code: xxxxxx Currently pursuing a degree in industrial design, product development, or prototype and design? Bose is a company built on disruptive innovation—having the courage to challenge the status quo, an unwavering commitment to our customers, and the fundamental belief that anything is possible.
We never settle; we have a passion for discovering better ways to help people enjoy the things they love. We obsess over every detail. We need people like you, people with better solutions.
If you join us, you’ll find the opportunity to do your best work and the freedom to enjoy it. Here at Bose, every employee has the opportunity to build their own success and contribute to ours. It’s an atmosphere of trust, collaboration, high expectations, and great reward.
Our Industrial Design Model Shop is a fast-paced environment seeking to astonish our customers at the highest level. This team is seeking a creative, passionate, out-of-the-box thinker that thrives on exploring new possibilities but also obsesses over the details that matter most to our customers. We are a close, tight-knit group of master craftsmen who work and support all divisions of the company, including Research, Headphones, Speakers, Professional Audio, Health and Wellness, and Automotive Systems.
Responsibilities Interface with Industrial Design team to understand assembly and the feasibility of the product’s design Work with CAD Models and sketches, as well as verbal and written instructions, to construct and execute precise prototypes and models Execute 3 Axis CNC programming, setup, fixturing and operation Qualifications and General Skills Sophomore, Junior, or Senior in college Relevant majors: industrial design, product development, prototype and design Proficient in CAD geometry manipulation and creation using latest version of MasterCAM and Solidworks Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Word Understanding and experience using a variety of materials such as 3D printed resins, wood, metal, plastics, urethane board, and similar materials and their characteristics Use of common Model Shop equipment such as 3D printers, laser/vinyl cutters, saws, milling machines, lathes, routers, jointers, drill press, sanders and hand tools Skilled in finishing, color matching, spray painting, application of graphics and assembly of looks-like product models Works collaboratively and professionally with colleagues to achieve project goals Available 32-40 hours a week Transportation to/from our Design Center in our Framingham, MA location Bose is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For additional information, please review: (1) the EEO is the Law Poster (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf); and (2) its Supplements (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm). Please note, the company's pay transparency is available at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf.
Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to Wellbeing@bose.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Industrial Designer - Model Maker
United States of America
HNC32: US096-Winston-Salem (Oak Plaza 190 Oak Plaza Boulevard , Winston-Salem, NC, 27105 USA
At Collins Aerospace, we're dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.
Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we're driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.
We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.
At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don't just get people from point A to point B. We're committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we're helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we're changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn't be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).
Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn't shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.
Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.
Produces accurate, high quality prototypes, models and mock ups for part evaluation as well as internal and external presentations, using a variety of shop tools
Works collaboratively with other model makers as well as designers, engineers, and outside resources to solve complex problems
Demonstrates and assures knowledge of model shop safety procedures for shop and individual tool use
Demonstrates PC-based computer knowledge as it applies to model making
Aids in the troubleshooting and modification of elements to resolve any design issues
Supports the company's vision of creating the highest quality and most innovative new proprietary products
Assists in maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies and materials
Participates in the maintenance of the shop area and equipment to keep the area clean, orderly and safe
Wood and medium to high density urethane board cutting, shaping, routing, and bonding
Metal cutting, forming, drilling, welding, riveting, heat treating, and bonding
Reactive resin casting
Thermoplastic (vacuum) forming
MSDS and hazardous waste management
CNC machine programming and operation
Upholstery (Fabric, Synthetic & Leather)
Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor's degree or three years of prior relevant experience
Proven skills in the creation of high quality models and design evaluators for new product development
Expert in surface and detail part finishing and painting
At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
Life insurance and disability coverage
Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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