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Careers

DCL provides a dynamic, diverse environment for creative problem solvers to thrive. Our teams are always growing, and we are continually seeking energetic individuals to challenge themselves and grow within our company.

Positions below are updated periodically and may already be filled. Check back often!

LAST UPDATE: 06.14.2019

DCL is an equal opportunity employer

Greater Boston

The Design Engineer is a highly creative, solutions oriented, intelligent Industrial Design or Product Design professional with stellar CAD skills and creativity to spare.

The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to use creative solutions using cutting-edge technology and a lot of imagination to turn high-end concepts into reality. This is not a product/graphic design job; it is a position that requires a solutions oriented engineering approach. You will be using your knowledge to faithfully interpret already established design criteria that will be provided by architects and outside design firms to troubleshoot and engineer client designs.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • A passion for engineering and contributing to the building of innovative designs!
  • Experience in custom architectural details, high-end commercial or residential millwork, custom signage or related industry
  • Training in Architecture, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering or similar field
  • Highly skilled in CAD; preferably AutoCAD and hand sketching ability
  • Ability to work effectively autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Thorough knowledge of materials, technology and fabrication techniques
  • Excellent math, verbal and written communication skills
  • Sense of humor
  • Superb communication skills; both written and verbal

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The Fabricator is a high energy, solutions-oriented builder of custom signs, displays and elaborate sculptural elements. This individual will use a variety of fabrication techniques including (but not limited to) cutting, bending, welding, adhering materials to one another using an assortment of bonds and preparing the materials for the Paint department.

All of our work is schedule driven; the ideal candidate must have a strong work ethic and be able to manage time and multiple priorities effectively while working in a highly collaborative environment. The ability to find solutions through positive attitude, taking direction and flexibility is essential. Stellar capacity to focus on the task at hand and a demonstrated ability to mentor/work with others effectively will also be required.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Experience in metal (aluminum preferred) fabrication, welding and/or carpentry/high end finishes
  • Degree/training in sculpture or other art medium highly desired
  • Skilled with power and hand tools and able to read blueprints/shop drawings
  • Strong and able bodied
  • High levels of intelligence, creativity, attention to detail and problem-solving ability
  • Sense of humor
  • Superb communication skills; both written and verbal

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The (PM) Project Manager is high energy, responsible and extremely organized. The PM manages client expectations while ensuring timely completion of all project deliverables within budget. This individual must have a strong work ethic and be able to manage time and multiple priorities effectively while working in a highly collaborative environment.

All of our work is deadline driven; the ideal candidate will thrive in fast-paced environments. It is absolutely essential this individual can take initiative and work autonomously. The ability to find solutions through positive attitude, taking direction and flexibility is imperative.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing individual projects, budgets, timelines
  • Working cross-functionally within PM teams
  • Assisting with field operations
  • Maintaining client relationships

Skills / Requirements:

  • Degree in Project Management or Construction Management preferred
  • 5+ years industry experience in custom signage, exhibit display, museum and/or specialty construction/fabrication highly desired
  • Willingness to travel based on client needs
  • Excellence in client communications/customer relations
  • Experience in scheduling, estimating and installation coordination highly desired
  • Computer savvy, MS Office proficient
  • The ability to take direction and suggestions in an open collaborative way
  • Sense of humor
  • Superb communication skills, both written and verbal

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The Structural Engineer / Professional Engineer (PE) is a graduate of a Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering or similar college program who has in depth knowledge of structural properties and a proven track record through their career of creative thinking and a unique approach to design. This person, having passed the PE exam and being licensed is a plus. All of our work is schedule driven. This individual must be able to manage time and multiple priorities effectively while working in a creative team environment. The ability to speak more than one language and a willingness to travel would be added advantages.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design Engineering - a problem solver related to electrical/mechanical/fabrication/installation processes, or types and properties of materials including aluminum, steel, glass, plastics, etc.
  • Customer support - value engineering and design solutions through client consult
  • Manufacturing support - research, analysis, solutions, shop drawings, testing and documentation, design for manufacture

Qualifications include:

  • Familiarity with wind/snow/ice/seismic load calculations
  • Knowledge of foundation design
  • Superb inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both written and verbal, with clients, co-workers, and all related trades
  • High energy, passion for excellence
  • Imaginative/Artistic/Solution seeking
  • Maintain a positive attitude with the ability to be flexible and have a strong work ethic

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil, Structural or Architectural Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • Proven track record of coming to creative results
  • Experience working within the construction industry designing aluminum, steel and concrete structures including foundations
  • Professional Engineer license (PE) is a plus
  • Working experience with AutoCAD (3D preferred) and MathCad
  • Knowledgeable about structural design software use and limitations
  • Structural experience highly preferred
  • Sense of humor essential
  • Superb communication skills; both written and verbal

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Orlando

The Design Engineer is a highly creative, solutions oriented, intelligent Industrial Design or Product Design professional with stellar CAD skills and creativity to spare.

The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to use creative solutions using cutting-edge technology and a lot of imagination to turn high-end concepts into reality. This is not a product/graphic design job; it is a position that requires a solutions oriented engineering approach. You will be using your knowledge to faithfully interpret already established design criteria that will be provided by architects and outside design firms to troubleshoot and engineer client designs.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • A passion for engineering and contributing to the building of innovative designs!
  • Experience in custom architectural details, high-end commercial or residential millwork, custom signage or related industry
  • Training in Architecture, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering or similar field
  • Highly skilled in CAD; preferably AutoCAD and hand sketching ability
  • Ability to work effectively autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Thorough knowledge of materials, technology and fabrication techniques
  • Excellent math, verbal and written communication skills
  • Sense of humor
  • Superb communication skills; both written and verbal

Send Resume

The Fabricator is a high energy, solutions-oriented builder of custom signs, displays and elaborate sculptural elements. This individual will use a variety of fabrication techniques including (but not limited to) cutting, bending, welding, adhering materials to one another using an assortment of bonds and preparing the materials for the Paint department.

All of our work is schedule driven; the ideal candidate must have a strong work ethic and be able to manage time and multiple priorities effectively while working in a highly collaborative environment. The ability to find solutions through positive attitude, taking direction and flexibility is essential. Stellar capacity to focus on the task at hand and a demonstrated ability to mentor/work with others effectively will also be required.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Experience in metal (aluminum preferred) fabrication, welding and/or carpentry/high end finishes
  • Degree/training in sculpture or other art medium highly desired
  • Skilled with power and hand tools and able to read blueprints/shop drawings
  • Strong and able bodied
  • High levels of intelligence, creativity, attention to detail and problem-solving ability
  • Sense of humor
  • Superb communication skills; both written and verbal

Send Resume

The (PM) Project Manager is high energy, responsible and extremely organized. The PM manages client expectations while ensuring timely completion of all project deliverables within budget. This individual must have a strong work ethic and be able to manage time and multiple priorities effectively while working in a highly collaborative environment.

All of our work is deadline driven; the ideal candidate will thrive in fast-paced environments. It is absolutely essential this individual can take initiative and work autonomously. The ability to find solutions through positive attitude, taking direction and flexibility is imperative.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing individual projects, budgets, timelines
  • Working cross-functionally within PM teams
  • Assisting with field operations
  • Maintaining client relationships

Skills / Requirements:

  • Degree in Project Management or Construction Management preferred
  • 5+ years industry experience in custom signage, exhibit display, museum and/or specialty construction/fabrication highly desired
  • Willingness to travel based on client needs
  • Excellence in client communications/customer relations
  • Experience in scheduling, estimating and installation coordination highly desired
  • Computer savvy, MS Office proficient
  • The ability to take direction and suggestions in an open collaborative way
  • Sense of humor
  • Superb communication skills, both written and verbal

Send Resume

The Structural Engineer / Professional Engineer (PE) is a graduate of a Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering or similar college program who has in depth knowledge of structural properties and a proven track record through their career of creative thinking and a unique approach to design. This person, having passed the PE exam and being licensed is a plus. All of our work is schedule driven. This individual must be able to manage time and multiple priorities effectively while working in a creative team environment. The ability to speak more than one language and a willingness to travel would be added advantages.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design Engineering - a problem solver related to electrical/mechanical/fabrication/installation processes, or types and properties of materials including aluminum, steel, glass, plastics, etc.
  • Customer support - value engineering and design solutions through client consult
  • Manufacturing support - research, analysis, solutions, shop drawings, testing and documentation, design for manufacture

Qualifications include:

  • Familiarity with wind/snow/ice/seismic load calculations
  • Knowledge of foundation design
  • Superb inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both written and verbal, with clients, co-workers, and all related trades
  • High energy, passion for excellence
  • Imaginative/Artistic/Solution seeking
  • Maintain a positive attitude with the ability to be flexible and have a strong work ethic

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil, Structural or Architectural Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • Proven track record of coming to creative results
  • Experience working within the construction industry designing aluminum, steel and concrete structures including foundations
  • Professional Engineer license (PE) is a plus
  • Working experience with AutoCAD (3D preferred) and MathCad
  • Knowledgeable about structural design software use and limitations
  • Structural experience highly preferred
  • Sense of humor essential
  • Superb communication skills; both written and verbal

Send Resume

New York

The Project Executive is responsible for implementing the plan for acquiring individual projects from client contact through post bid planning. This person is customer service focused, high energy, responsible and extremely organized. Ideally, the Project Executive is a seasoned sign industry or exhibit professional or former sign business owner interested in expanding their knowledge base and taking on the challenge of large-scale and complex custom-designed projects.

This person has a strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple priorities effectively in a dynamic work environment. The Project Executive is a collaborative partner in the pursuit of practical, timely, and often innovative solutions for industry-leading architectural projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Actively participate in associations and networking opportunities
  • Prioritize regular professional communications
  • Establish client connection and preserve positive relationship throughout engagement
  • Make presentations and provide expert consultation services to our customers
  • Maintain focus on active project acquisition / business development
  • Continue to research materials and methods and ongoing education
  • Lead bid proposal preparation, estimating and budget development, schedule planning
  • Participate in contract negotiations
  • Effectively transfer successfully negotiated contracts to Project Management teams
  • Liaise with Project Manager during project delivery process
  • Be a useful resource, always meet deadlines, eliminate surprises

Skills / Requirements:

  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; written and verbal
  • 7+ years’ experience in signage, exhibit, themed architectural element environment
  • Knowledge of construction process and materials
  • Knowledge of the design, engineering, fabrication, and installation processes
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings
  • Proficient computer skills, particularly Word, Excel, Project
  • Proven success with business management/project development/project management
  • Likes to travel

This is a senior position that reports to executive staff and may include training and/or mentoring of junior staff.

Send Resume

The (PM) Project Manager is high energy, responsible and extremely organized. The PM manages client expectations while ensuring timely completion of all project deliverables within budget. This individual must have a strong work ethic and be able to manage time and multiple priorities effectively while working in a highly collaborative environment.

All of our work is deadline driven; the ideal candidate will thrive in fast-paced environments. It is absolutely essential this individual can take initiative and work autonomously. The ability to find solutions through positive attitude, taking direction and flexibility is imperative.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing individual projects, budgets, timelines
  • Working cross-functionally within PM teams
  • Assisting with field operations
  • Maintaining client relationships

Skills / Requirements:

  • Degree in Project Management or Construction Management preferred
  • 5+ years industry experience in custom signage, exhibit display, museum and/or specialty construction/fabrication highly desired
  • Willingness to travel based on client needs
  • Excellence in client communications/customer relations
  • Experience in scheduling, estimating and installation coordination highly desired
  • Computer savvy, MS Office proficient
  • The ability to take direction and suggestions in an open collaborative way
  • Sense of humor
  • Superb communication skills, both written and verbal

Send Resume

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