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Remains Lighting is always looking for reliable team players who are eager to contribute to the growth and success of our company.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please email a cover letter, salary requirements, verifiable resume, and have three references available. Please post your cover letter and resume in the body of your email, and do not send attachments.

Available Positions

Account Manager for Custom, Contract, Made-to-Order and Antique Lighting - New York City and Other Locations

We are looking for a positive spirited person to build our brand and our business in providing beautiful antiques and custom made, jewelry-like, light fixtures on the world's top architecture, interior design, yacht, and hospitality projects.

We are an artisanal metalworking company specializing in custom work. We produce all of our goods in our 20,000' solar powered, factory in Brooklyn, and have showroom locations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Greenwich, as well as in London. Our sales and project management teams work closely with the best architects, real estate developers, and interior designers from around the world.

The position consists primarily in the following:
1. Cultivating relationships with the local architecture and interior design community 2. Providing stand-out service to with current clients and actively identifying and securing new clients 3. Identifying new projects and opportunities

Ideal attributes 1. A "Front of House" personality, outgoing, fearless, strong persuasion skills and the ability to influence others 2. Superior written communication skills 3. Interior Design experience/exposure 4. Knowledge of lighting specification/ design and construction experience 5. Service driven approach 6. Ability to negotiate and close deals 7. A strong work ethic (first in, last out), neatness & organization.

Take this opportunity to work with a growing, tight, & fun team in a friendly shop that values top quality craftsmanship. This is a full-time, salaried position with opportunity for career growth.

Please respond with these 3 items: 1. Cover letter 2. Verifiable resume 3. Writing sample (proposal, business letter, recipe for scrambled eggs...)

Bonus Questions: Bacon or Kale? Book or ebook Heroes or villains? Butter or olive oil? Train or car? Canoe or kayak? Hat or umbrella? Anchovies?

Antique Chandelier Restoration

We are looking for a detail oriented, quick-handed person for a full time job in our antique restoration department. If you have experience as a welder, metal-smith, machinist, fabricator, jeweler, airplane builder, motorcycle restorer, love to pull things apart and put them back together again, or do other high level, detailed hand work, drop us a line.

Requirements: 1. 3 years experience in custom and high end metal fabrication work including welding and soldering techniques 2. Experience in tool selection, material selection, setting up sequential operations, and appropriate tolerances. 3. Ability to read drawings and respond in drawing form. 4. Quick hands 5. Neatness & organization

  1. A strong work ethic

Your duties may encompass: 1. Documentation, disassembly, and reassembly of complex antique fixtures. 2. Machining on manual Mills and Lathes 3. Soldering (soft and hard solders) Welding (tig) 4. Sheet metal sheering, bending, forming, raising 5. Electrical wiring 6. Polishing, patinas, finishes 7. General work with shop support tools (drill press, sanders, punches, etc)

Please respond with a cover letter, verifiable resume, and have references available. Please include your salary requirements. Samples of your recent work are appreciated.

Chemist: Electroplating, Patinas, Metalwork

We are a dynamic and environmentally committed 18 year old New York company specializing in high-end, high-design, handmade, metal fabrication and antique restoration for the architecture and interior design community. We're looking for a chemist to work in our finishing, plating, and patina department. We operate out of our 20,000' Solar powered, LEED Gold factory in Bushwick. If you have an interest in metalwork, surface finishing, beauty, efficiency, pollution reduction, or antiques, and are passionate about sustainability issues, drop us a line. We offer a friendly, modern work environment and a passion for craftsmanship and innovation.

This position will assist in management of and research around an electroplating line and a patina line, both in closed loop configurations.

Requirements: 1. A degree in chemistry or equivalent work experience in the metal finishing arena. 2. A high level of interest in sustainability and environmental issues 3. Great research and communication skills.

The job entails: 1. Managing, creating efficiencies in, and expanding the two chemical finishing lines. 2. Establishing best practices and training staff in these areas 3. Record keeping, supply ordering, administration, etc.

Take this opportunity to work with a small, fun, team in a friendly shop that values quality craftsmanship. This is a challenging, rigorous position with room for career growth. We offer a comfortable working environment, competitive wages, and top benefits.

BONUS QUESTIONS: Do you restore antique cars, build hotrods, or something similar? Do you stay up nights thinking about how to recover heat from your shower drain or furnace flue? Do you have your own machine shop in "the spare bedroom"? Did you make your own special effects for home movies?

This is a full time position with heath, dental, 401K, & PTO benefits. If you are highly organized, and enjoy problem solving, please contact us with the following: 1. cover letter, 2. verifiable resume 3. have references available


CNC programmer operator with Mastercam preferably. 3 years skill and experience in milling and turning operations as well as jig and fixture making is required. HAAS and OKUMA equipment.

Chandelier Assembly and Wiring

Fine manual control required.

Brazing. Welding and Soldering

Knowledge of a wide range of hot-joining techniques in brass is recommended.