Sign Fabricator

We’re growing fast, and we’re looking for someone to join our team and help us fabricate signs.

Tinkering Monkey is a custom architectural signage studio that takes a fresh, modern approach to crafting custom signage. We’re looking for someone who has experience in woodworking and is confident working with their hands.

About you

  • You have a background in skilled hands-on work, with experience in woodworking and/or sign making.
  • You’re passionate about helping others.
  • You’re detail-oriented.
  • You don’t mind doing the same thing daily.
  • You are self-motivated.
  • You have the ability to multitask.
  • You’re curious about the physical world. You’re excited about learning different types of wood species, installation methods, and production techniques.
  • You’re flexible. As with any growing company, this can be an unstructured and shifting environment. There’s a shared understanding that we’re still learning as we go, and we’re passionate about improving our products and processes.
  • You have a good sense of humor 😀

A typical day involves…

  • Wood staining, painting and finishing
  • Sanding and preparing materials
  • Sign assembly
  • Vinyl graphics application
  • Packing and shipping orders
  • Operating large power tools (table saw, bandsaw, planer, drum sander)

Other duties may involve….

  • Basic electrical work
  • Basic MIG welding
  • Assistance with on-site installations
  • Opportunity to learn operating laser cutter, CNC, and other machines

The nitty gritty

  • All work to be done at the Tinkering Monkey studio in Berkeley, CA around core shop floor period (10am-5pm).
  • This is a contract-to-hire position. Compensation depends on experience.
  • On-boarding: During training, you’ll be expected to be proactive in your process and learn quickly.


Please fill out the form below.

  • Please note that this job requires to be on-site in Berkeley, CA
  • What days and times are you available? When are you able to start?