Iron Mountain Art Handling Specialist in Long Island City, New York
At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary, while helping them bridge the physical and digital world. Our people have the opportunity to bring their creativity to a workplace that thrives on change. Here, you will be part of a team that doesn’t just embrace what’s exceptional. It creates exceptional.
Art Handling Specialists/Drivers are responsible for ensuring the safe handling of artworks for packing/crating, in transit and during onsite projects. This position will also provide leadership and guidance during projects while acting as liaison between clients and company managers.
Handle and move artworks, including wrapping, packing and crating using appropriate techniques and materials
Install/de-install artworks during onsite projects using proper techniques and tools
Load/unload trucks to ensure safe transit
Plan the organization and packing of trucks to ensure utmost safety of objects during transit
Conduct inspection reports for various types of art objects
Lead a team; provide guidance and coaching during projects
Act as liaison while onsite between clients and company management
Determine strategy for projects, particularly when senior staff are not onsite
Safely operate company vehicle and transport artwork to locations in and around tristate area
Maintain compliance with all local, state, DOT regulations
Perform all required truck inspections
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND ATTRIBUTES
Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience
Knowledge and interest in fine art, decorative art and/or design
Demonstrated knowledge of industry standard packing, crating, and installation techniques and materials
Ability to speak effectively to clients and coworkers
Strong attention to detail, discretion, and follow-through
Must be a team player, with the ability to lead and effectively communicate instructions
Must be self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
2 + years driving experience within the fine arts transportation or specialized removals industry
Must be able to safely operate 26-ft box truck, at minimum
Valid driver’s license / CDL license not required but beneficial
Clean personal and previous employment driving recordlifting, moving, heavy objects (in excess of 75 lbs), bending, kneeling, crouching, etc. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Physical Requirements: lifting, moving, heavy objects (in excess of 75 lbs), bending, kneeling, crouching, etc. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and lift a min. of 50lbs own their own.
Utilization of Time and Equipment:
5% Laptop / desktop computer, telephone, projector
95% Lifting, moving, pushing and pulling equipment, cases, containers, or boxes in excess of: 10 - 20 lbs.
Licences & Certifications Required: Must have valid driver’s license / CDL not required but beneficial
Minimum Education: High School Degree
Minimum Experience: 2 – 4 Years
Preferred Education: 4-Year College Degree
Preferred Experience: 2 – 4 Years
Category: Operations Group
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