Repair & Setup Specialist/Apprentice

.Job Summary: Keller Strings is seeking an experienced orchestral stringed instrument repair person. This position requires autonomy, communication, and stringed instrument repair skills and is part of the team working toward our common goal. Excellent customer service in the area of sales and rental and is required of all Keller Strings employees. This position is responsible for performing set-up and repair of instruments and bows, and communicating the repair schedule.

Position Description: Primary tasks include but are not limited to the following: responsible for bridge making, crack repair, string changing, varnish touchup, soundpost adjustments, fingerboard planing, neck reset and some aspects of bow rehairing and repair. Aprentice will work autonomously and under the guidance of shop owners to ensure that rental and customer instruments are set up correctly and are tonally and aesthetically pleasing. We support all levels of instruments from beginner through professional. Includes a wllingness to provide exceptional customer service, and a desire to sell.

Minimum Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s Licence and reliable transportation.
  • Be Punctual, Responsible, Accountable.
  • Be able to work Saturdays.

Ideal Qualifications Include

  • Graduate from a known violin making/repair school -or-
  • 2 years experience working in an orchestral string repair shop.
  • Ability to play an orchestral stringed instrument

Pay Structure

  • Hourly Wage $18-$23. Commensurate with Experience.
  • After 90 Day probationary period is completed, employee will be eligable for sales commission.

Hourly Requirements

  • Part time from 10-25 hours per week.
  • Must be able to work on Saturdays during business hours