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Customer Repair Luthier

Full-time luthier needed to join the workshop staff at Carriage House Violins. Carriage House Violins is the instrument and bow sales division of Johnson String Instrument located in Newton, Massachusetts. We are a large company with a high volume of clients of all levels.

Applicants should have a minimum of three years of experience working in a repair or restoration workshop.

Full-time: 40 hours per week, Tuesday-Saturday. This position offers a benefits package which includes health and dental insurance plans, 401K, paid time off, and vacation accruals.

One-week bench test is required.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Submit your resume and cover letter or any questions to:
John Dailey, Workshop Manager
jdailey@carriagehouseviolins.com


Rental Workshop Luthier

Full time luthier needed to join our rental repair workshop staff in Waltham, MA. Work will include set-up and maintenance of rental violins, violas, and cellos.

Repair, set-up or making experience with bowed string instruments strongly preferred; other job experience requiring woodworking skills or fine detail orientation may be considered. Quick and accurate work is expected, as we are a high-volume shop with high standards. Tremendous attention to detail and ability to focus amidst a busy shop are essential!

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Able to perform fine detail work
  • Able to sit for most of the day, but stand for periods of time
  • Able to carry multiple instruments at a time, and able to lift and/or move items over 25 pounds
  • Able to climb stairs, ladders, step stools with instruments in hand
  • Able to lift a violin or cello with clamps, possibly over head
  • Able to work with machines (bandsaws, sanders, grinders) and sharp tools

Full-time: 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, daytime. This position offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental insurance plans, retirement savings with company match, paid time off, and vacation accruals.

Salary begins at $16/hour, with potential for growth both within the department and the company.

Submit your resume and cover letter to:
Emily Letourneau
Emily@johnsonstring.com

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