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Workshop Assistant

Are you good at making things? Are you self-directed and detail-oriented? Do you have an eye for aesthetics and enjoy a dynamic studio environment? Join the Brooklyn Robot Foundry production team!



  • You must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.
  •  You must be computer savvy and friendly.
  • Experience working with your hands—We’re looking for makers. Some examples: Woodworking, sculpture, art, set construction.
  • Experience using our most-used tools: drill press, glue gun, wire stripper, box cutter, screwdriver, heat gun, hammer.
  • Familiarity with our occasionally-used tools: soldering iron, mitre saw, jigsaw, CNC router.
  • You are detail-oriented, organized, and love solving problems.
  • You can work in a precise, patient manner on a deadline.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and love to work collaboratively.
  • Must be able to pass a CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds.
  • You must be reliable and responsible.

Location Details

You will be working at our Gowanus, Brooklyn production facility, located near Whole Foods.


This is a part-time position with a commitment of 4 to 5 days a week.

How to Apply

To apply, email (identify the position you are applying for in the subject line). You must include both a resume and cover letter with your email to be considered for the position. If you don’t send a custom cover letter, your application will NOT be considered.

In your cover letter, please:

  1. Describe why you think you would be a good fit
  2. Describe your previous work experience
  3. Tell us about what types of things you like to build and make (pictures encouraged!)
  4. Detail your availability, including how soon you can start

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