Interior and Upholstery Technician

Interior and Upholstery Technician

We firmly believe that our success is a direct reflection of our talented Operations Team. If you consider yourself to be an outgoing, self – motivated individual with a customer-focused attitude and work ethic, Velocity Restorations is the right team for you.

We are currently seeking a Metal Fabrication and Welding Technician with experience in automotive restoration and customization. This position requires an experienced professional with a comprehensive experience in fabrication of metal and developing optimal ways to increase efficiency and productivity. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

About Our Velocity

Originally heralded as a leading specialty shop for Classic Ford Broncos the team has won awards from PPG Dream Machine, GoodGuys, and most notably, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). Velocity has also been recognized for a diverse range of customizations including a signature ’79 International Harvester Scout featured on FYI Network’s Ultimate Rides.
Despite the accolades, Velocity remains a team-oriented company that embraces a dynamic of family values. That collaborative environment is central for their rebranding.

About Our Velocity

Originally heralded as a leading specialty shop for Classic Ford Broncos the team has won awards from PPG Dream Machine, GoodGuys, and most notably, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). Velocity has also been recognized for a diverse range of customizations including a signature ’79 International Harvester Scout featured on FYI Network’s Ultimate Rides. 

Despite the accolades, Velocity remains a team-oriented company that embraces a dynamic of family values. That collaborative environment is central for their rebranding.

About Your Role

  • General automotive knowledge with building custom panels, consoles and dashes. 
  • General knowledge of interior upholstery restoration, replacement and repair on seats, trim, lining, floorboards and roof.
  • Ability to install precise customized vintage restorations interiors.
  • Maintain accurate and error-free records of all materials
  • Ability to adapt and conform with a wide variety of premium quality upholstery.
  • Experience working with sewing machines and applications of various techniques.
  • Creative knowledge with hand-crafted upholstery applications.
  • Use and knowledge of all tools, including drills for precise specifications of upholstery.
  • Inspection of both raw material and finished product for conformance to specifications.
  • Accurately cut and bend material on all work orders and how they relate to cutting and sewing of materials in accordance with specific patterns.
  • Comfortable with safe use of hand and power tools.
  • Make recommendations for upgrades to set the Velocity standard to the shop manager.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and efficiently organized workstation.
  • Strong understanding of measurements in all units.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3+ years’ or previous experience in automotive industry environment or other related fields of high-quality auto upholstery (prior automotive restoration preferred).
  • Experience with sewing machines and hand stitching with precise hand-eye coordination.
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to properly install upholstery in tight spaces of interior vehicle frames.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while working independently.
  • Comfortable with verbal and written direction and switching tasks as needed to meet deadlines.
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation to and from work daily.
  • Adhere to all health regulations and utilize all safety equipment. 
  • Ability to work 7am-6pm Monday-Thursday.
  • Ability to work possible Fridays with depending on company workload.
  • Mandatory drug screening is required

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift, carry, and place merchandise and supplies up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Frequent standing and walking for long periods of time.
  • Frequent reaching overhead and below the knees, including squatting, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting.
  • Returns any unused inventory to storage and enters and keeps track of allotted vehicles to stay on schedule to meet deadlines.
  • Safely operates a motor vehicle.

Benefits Include

  • Pay is commensurate with experience.
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Fast Paced Friendly Team Environment
  • Health/Dental/Vision after 90 days
  • 401k plan after 1 year
  • Paid Time Off
  • Weekly Pay

Optional Benefits

  • Up to $5,000 relocation package assistance
  • Up to $2,500 Sign on Bonus 

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