Iron Mountain Freelance Art Handling Specialist, Crozier 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.
WHO WE ARE
Crozier is at the forefront of the art logistics industry and an advocate for international standards. With a strategic network that encompasses over 1.3 million square feet of dedicated storage space across North America and Europe, Crozier is singularly equipped to protect specialized collections all around the world.
Crozier is part of the Adjacent Businesses segment of Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in data storage and information management services. The infrastructure of Iron Mountain uniquely positions Crozier to handle diverse and non-traditional collections. Restoration, digitization, media migration, and bespoke archival solutions are just some of the many distinct services Crozier’s affiliation with Iron Mountain affords.
Art Handling Specialists 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 a 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
Handle and move dec-arts and furniture, including wrapping, packing and crating using appropriate techniques and materials
Load/unload trucks to ensure safe transit
Plan the organization and packing of trucks to ensure the 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 a liaison while onsite between clients and company management
Determine strategy for projects, particularly when senior staff are not onsite
DESIRED SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES
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
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 on their own.
Travel Requirements: Local travel 95%, overnight travel 5%.
Schedule: Varies, however may include nights and weekends.
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.
Licenses & Driving: Must have valid driver’s license with clean personal, and previous employment driving record. CDL preferred. Must be able to safely operate 26-ft box truck, at minimum.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Degree and 2+ rears of relevant experience within fine arts transportation or specialized removals industry.
Category: Field Operations (FO)
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