John Keal Music in Albany, NY has an immediate opening for an experienced woodwind tech.
JKM has been in business for over 80 years and is continually growing with four locations plus affiliates. So we've got plenty of job security. Our shop prides itself on quality work. We work in a well tooled shop with a lathe, dent machine, ultrasonic, MDRS and more. It is a fun and productive work environment for a company who takes care of its team members. Our technicians are NAPBIRT members and are on a rotating schedule to go to the yearly NAPBIRT conference plus, going to some pertinent regional clinics.
We are seeking a positive, motivated technician with good communication skills, about five years' experience after schooling or apprenticeship but we will consider all applicants. Compensation is hourly plus commissions depending on experience with plenty of overtime available. Benefits include vacation, holiday and sick days as well as health, vision and dental insurance options and company contributing 401k.
Some info on the area. Albany - Gateway to the Adirondack Mountains with skiing, snowmobiling, camping, hiking, and swimming. Only three hours drive to cultural centers like New York City, Boston, and Montreal. Only 45 minutes to Saratoga Springs, summer home of the New York Philharmonic, and the Berkshire mountains home of Tanglewood Music Festival, and summer home of the Boston Symphony. Easy drive to Cooperstown, the Meadowlands, and Yankee stadium. The region is full of great schools (including four of the top twenty schools in the state) and is home to several universities. We have lots of affordable housing for city dwellers, suburbanites, or small town rural folk. A hotspot for Nanotechnology, the region has seen great business growth over the past ten years.