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 fabrication and/or sign making.
  • You’re passionate about helping others.
  • You’re detail-oriented.
  • 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)
  • Basic electrical work
  • Basic MIG welding
  • Assistance with on-site installations
  • Operating a laser cutter, CNC, and other machines

The nitty gritty

  • All work to be done at the Tinkering Monkey studio in Berkeley, CA.
  • 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.

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Use of shop outside of business hours
  • Annual PPE stipend
  • Quarterly team outings


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