Are you an experienced guitar tech, looking for a new opportunity in the beautiful city of San Francisco? See details below:
Experienced, Guitar Repair Tech (Potrero Hill)
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING:
→ Is inherently well-organized and detail oriented with impeccable follow through skills
→ Works with a sense of urgency yet maintains high quality work standards
→ Arrives at work on time with a positive attitude and prepared to work (leaves worries, troubles, and stresses at home)
→ Is creative and resourceful
→ Is comfortable following established systems or solving problems on the fly depending on the situation of the moment.
→ Strong sense of diplomacy and good personal judgment
→ Develops strong and successful working relationships with co-workers, customers and vendors
→ Has an inclusive and non-discriminatory attitude
→ Takes constructive criticism well, and is comfortable being direct
→ Is self-directed and able to work independently yet knows when to ask for feedback and help from the team
→ A sense of humor
→ Passion for guitars and or music
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE HAS SUCCESSFULLY EXHIBITED FOLLOWING REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE:
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years experience as a Guitar Repair Tech and/or Luthier, with a thorough understanding of guitar repair (both acoustic and electric and a full range of skills from simple guitar set-up to fret-level, re-fret, and other complex repair techniques.
→ Able to assess instruments for repair needs and offer various remedies for poor playability
→ Perform a high quality set-up
→ Perform a high quality fret level and dress, preferably using a neck jig
→ Be proficient in re-fretting all types of guitars
→ Be able install standard electrical components; ideally be able to design and troubleshoot complex electronic circuits
→ Perform all types of finish touch ups including lacquer and polyurethane
→ For custom jobs: Upon review of expected outcome, be able to spell out required steps to get there. Proactively identify parts/tools needed, where issues may arise, where tech is lacking in experience and may need assistance.
→ Part of the interview process will include performing a set-up and making a nut
No tools necessary.
San Francisco Guitarworks is a well-established, instrument repair shop with a friendly, fun staff of six.
Only e-mails with a resume and compensation requirements will be considered.