Careers

Digital Fabricator - Entry Level

We wil begin interviewing in January 2017

LGM is growing with new, exciting projects coming in from leading architects and 3D Printing companies around the country and the world.  LGM is looking for a new blade who is passionate about Digtial Fabrication and wants to create the highest quality work using cutting edge technology.  This is a full time position in Eagle County, CO.

Skills:
We are looking for a candidate who has some or most of the following skills.  
(If you don’t have all of these, but come to work for us, you will after a year. )

Current skills in one or more CAD programs including Rhino, Sketchup, Revit, Blender, FormZ, AutoCAD, Zbrush.
CNC machining or 3 axis routing experience
Laser cutting experience
Experience in 3D Printing with pro-sumer extrusion and SLA printers.
Hand finishing skills
Painting skills
Basic IT skills
Photography skills
Basic carpentry or woodworking skills

 

Performance:
Must be able to complete projects without direct supervision.  
Must be interested in experimentation and developing innovative solutions based on emerging technologies.
Must be able to juggle competing priorities effectively.  
Applicant needs to have good time management skills.
Must have a dedication to helping a diverse team succeed with complex and varied tasks .  

 

Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility of this position is to prepare, maintain and run commercial 3D Printers, as well as pre and post process the 3D Printed parts.  Because LGM processes a large volume of 3D Prints daily, the majority of the Digital Fabricator’s time will be spent taking files from the Senior staff, loading them in to the machines, processing the finished parts and shipping completed projects.  The Digital Fabricator is responsible for on time delivery of high quality parts. A steady hand and attention to detail on small parts is essential.

When not taking care of the routine 3D Printing processes, the digital fabricator will learn to evaluate and modify customer parts for 3D Printing using CAD and digital prep tools, learn to select best fabrication methods and advise customers by phone and email and occasionally fabricate wood, acrylic, plastic and other parts in support of senior modelmakers.

Job will require you to lift 30lb pail of 3D Printing powder one moment followed quickly by lifting .1oz 3D Printed part.  

Job will require you to stand for several hours followed quickly by sitting at computer for several hours.  

 

Special Requirements:
This career opportunity requires an equal love of the mountain lifestyle and commitment to digital manufacturing.  You must be eager to work hard and play hard.  Living in a mountainous resort area is amazing, but there are tradeoffs.  The appropriate candidate will have a drive to live, work and play in the mountains.

LGM is not a company that makes their office look like a fun place to work in order to get you to live there (unless you are a super nerd).  We are authentic.  We live in one of the most fun places in the world but we are also a leading innovator in our field.  LGM produces the highest quality work for some of the most discerning customers around the world.

 

About LGM:
LGM is a nationally known architectural model and visualization shop. We built our business over the last 18 years serving local and regional architects. We have tremendous expertise in mountain architecture and complex topography.

LGM is a leader in research, development and implementation of 3D printing for architecture. LGM was the first commercial architectural model shop to have in house 3D printing. We have developed 3D printing software including the CADspan Plugin for Google Sketchup.

LGM is located in Minturn, CO, about 100 miles west of Denver and right between the Vail and Beaver Creek ski areas.  Our company owned building encopmasses about 3200 square feet with dedicated space for our large-format 4’ x 8’ CNC 3 axis mill, our five Zcorp 3D printers, office space and fabrication space.

We are a small company with a relaxed but still serious work environment.  

 

Application Process:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and samples of your work.  In your cover letter please let us know why you are interested in living and working in Eagle County Colorado.  What is your five year plan?  How will you move us forward?  Please submit via email to jobs@lgm3d.com

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