• Carpenter

    Location US-KY-Hebron
    Posted Date 5 days ago(12/06/2018 7:45 PM)
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  • Overview





    GES, Global Experience Specialists, is a global event marketing company with over 90 years and 4,000 passionate employees in North America, Europe and the Middle East. We create some of the most incredible events in the world – think traveling entertainment exhibitions, global user groups, sales conferences, holiday extravaganzas and exhibitions of all sizes. From initial strategy to show-stopping audio visual, accommodations to insightful measurement – and every detail in between – we bring brands to life!


    Our mission is to create memorable event experiences, and we count on our talented employees around the world help us do it. We are looking for team members who can dream up the impossible and deliver it.


    GES is seeking experienced trade show carpenters and cabinet makers with the ability to carry out the essential duties of this position.  This position includes, but is not limited to, the responsibilities and qualifications indicated in this posting.



    • Construct or refurbish basic exhibit, retail and permanent structures using materials such as plywood, acrylic and metal
    • Work from scaled drawings to produce components or complete component assemblies
    • Use hand tools and power tools safely
    • Install lighting, audiovisual and graphic components in accordance with the design and construction drawings
    • Assemble and install custom structures in tradeshow, retail or corporate environments
    • Perform cycle counts of raw material inventory when assigned
    • Perform box assembly or internal crate packing
    • Pull and pack fulfillment orders and prepare for shipment
    • Organize and maintain a clean and safe warehouse
    • Follow company safety guidelines
    • Respect and properly maintain company equipment
    • Maintain communications in a cooperative, respectful and professional manner with all levels of staff and customers


    • Manual dexterity, mechanically inclined
    • Forklift experience (will certify once hired)
    • Ability to lift 75+ pounds
    • Sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
    • Ability to work independently once given assignment
    • Ability to read and follow work order details thoroughly
    • Ability to follow directions and respect supervision
    • Communicate openly, honestly and constructively
    • Ability to use inventory scanners/shipping software
    • Ability to use woodworking power tools and hand tools
    • Experience working with high-pressure laminates a plus
    • Basic computer skills a plus
    • Knowledge of CNC Setup, Machining, and or Operation a plus

    Work Environment

    • This position reports to the Carpentry Foreman.  It focuses primarily on carpentry work in the fast-paced environment of a trade show exhibit house where deadlines cannot be missed.  The candidate is expected to follow all company policies and safety guidelines while upholding the quality standards of the company. 


    Our team members are our family, so we help our team members care for their families. The rewards of joining GES are extensive. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. Here are some of the highlights:

    •Competitive salaries
    •401K with company match
    •Healthcare/vision/dental insurance
    •Wellness benefits
    •Career development program
    •Tuition reimbursement program
    •Employee assistance program
    •Vacation time
    •Community involvement opportunities
    •Team activities


    And much more……





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