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Installer - Contract Office Furniture

Contract Associates
Albuquerque, NM
  • Expired: March 02, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

About Contract Associates
Contract Associates is a minority woman-owned contract office furniture dealership with locations in Albuquerque, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas. Founded over 30 years ago, Contract Associates sets itself apart by being the best provider of office furniture and architectural products throughout New Mexico, El Paso, Texas, and Northeastern Arizona. We are a coveted Best-In-Class dealer for Haworth six of the last eight years, one of only 13 dealers in North America to consistently achieve this distinction (out of 200+ Preferred Dealers). In addition to awards from manufacturers, Contract Associates has received many regional and national awards, and most importantly, awards from customers. We pride ourselves on providing clients with service experiences and product solutions that exceed their expectations.


Position Overview
Performs efficient installation and assembly of office furniture within client facilities, including systems furniture, case goods, accessories, wall-hung units, etc. Responsible for timely completion of the work with a high level of workmanship and a high degree of customer satisfaction. Specific skills and responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Personal and Interpersonal Skills

    • Has the ability to understand and carry-out directions from leads and field supervisors;
    • Is professional in appearance and manner;
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
    • Physical strength and stamina required to lift and move furniture, boxes, and equipment, often in excess of 50 pounds; and
    • Strong work ethic and very ethical approach to business; punctual and self-motivated; able to work irregular hours and extended shifts, including overnight out-of-town assignments.


Technical and Product Skills

  • Mechanically adept and knows how to safely use tools and equipment;
  • Understands basic installation processes: unloading, loading, staging, uncartoning, panel assembly, component assembly, cleanup and detailing, lock installations, etc.;
  • Knows how to assemble, fine-tune and detail panels, electrical parts, components, case goods, seating, filing, tables, etc.;
  • Can read plans, blueprints, and elevations; understands architectural and furniture symbols;
  • Capable and efficient in the assembly of furniture, resulting in quality workmanship;
  • Knowledgeable of most major product lines the dealership represents; understands most product specifications and descriptions; can identify basic finishes, colors, and fabrics; knows correct application and assembly for products; knows how to make most mechanical adjustments (drawers, slides, etc.);
  • Understands basic electricity and systems furniture electrical component installation;
  • Takes ownership for assignment results and details; follows through to assignment's finish; and
  • Treats client property responsibly, including buildings, equipment, and furniture; treats Company tools, equipment, and vehicles responsibly, keeping them clean and in proper working order.


Administrative Skills

  • Understands and follows through with consistent and accurate paperwork-receiving documentation, detailed timesheets, client sign-offs, punch list items, change orders, product return forms, inventory check-out, etc.;
  • Paperwork is neat, intelligible, and complete, done in a timely manner on a daily basis;
  • Communicates task status and problems to field supervisors/lead installers and dispatcher in a timely and clear manner from the job site;
  • Able to carry out assignments with little or no supervision;
  • Able to pre-plan small assignments, including field measurements and site reviews;
  • Able to analyze assignments for the correct tool, supply, and equipment requirements, as well as small parts and product pulls from the warehouse;
  • Able to punch and close-out a work order, using proper procedures and forms; and
  • Capable of managing small installations and crews up to five stations.


Other Skills

  • Comfortable and capable of safely driving a 24' straight or cube truck;
  • Maintains a good driving record and follows all DOT rules and regulations;
  • Follows all Company and job site environmental and safety regulations;
  • Understands furniture material handling and logistical processes;
  • Able to receive and document receipt of product in a thorough and accurate manner;
  • Has a strong customer service attitude and manner; communicates easily and clearly; is polite and cordial in all customer interactions; and
  • Understands customer satisfaction focus of the installation team and consistently meets or exceeds customer expectations.


Additional Information

Competitive Wage, Benefit Package (Health & Dental, HRA & FSA, Life & Disability Insurance), Generous PTO & Holidays, 401k

Contract Associates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, pregnancy, protected military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Contract Associates expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of the characteristics mentioned above.


Typical start time:7AM

Typical end time: 4PM

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A "Fair Chance" job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

    This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

    • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
    • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
    • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
    • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
    • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
    • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
    • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment
    Employment Type: OTHER

    Contract Associates

    Address

    219 Central Ave NW Ste 100

    Albuquerque, NM
    87102 USA

    Industry

    Construction

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