Project Specialist

Company Overview


Humanmade Website
Humanmade is a non-profit community-based training, manufacturing, and prototyping studio on a mission to democratize access to the tools of innovation to individuals from all walks of life. Humanmade is the first of its kind, with an explicit mission around both training and inclusion in the maker movement. In addition to fostering a growing maker community, Humanmade strives to open doors and provide access to our studio by developing programs around workforce development and STEAM, among many more. Humanmade, with the support of key partnerships, helps to bridge the gap between simply learning a skill to building upon and applying those skills towards a sustainable career.

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  • Hours: Part-time
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  • Industry: Advanced Manufacturing
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Job Duties

Humanmade is looking for a Project Specialist to join our facilities team. A Project Specialist provides the creative and technical support throughout all phases of our community members’ projects, constantly moving through the shop to check in on machines and interacting with our members. Project Specialists are also our instructors, utilizing their expert knowledge of machines, software and/or techniques to teach and inspire our community. Project Specialists are masters at operating, troubleshooting and maintaining equipment, all while responsible for ensuring safety standards are met. Depending on level and area of expertise, time will be scheduled to support both the shop floor and classes - though last-minute changes are to be expected in this role. A high level of attention to community members is necessary to support and guide them, encouraging their education and projects to their full potential.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:
- performing daily public tours of the facility
- paperwork
- enforcing Humanmade policies and safety regulations
- overall shop and machine
- maintenance/cleanliness
- teaching classes
- and assisting community members with their projects

all performed with exceptional customer service and a high level of professionalism, comprehensive knowledge and enthusiasm for our community.

Job Requirements

Advanced manufacturing, rapid prototyping and/or maker market experience necessary
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Prior teaching experience is a plus
Excellent communication skills
Positive and engaging attitude
Time management skills
Able to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
A passion for the maker movement, creating positive social and community impact and being a
part of a diverse team
Special consideration is given to those whose household income falls within the 80% AMI bracket

Skills/Experience Preferred





weekend mid-shift (Saturday and Sunday 11-7:30pm) and possibly one weekend night-shift (Saturday and Sunday 3-11:30pm)

Resume Required


Cover letter Required


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