Model Maker – 3D Printing Specialist

Full Time 21 days ago
Austin, TX


We’re a diverse collective of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining what’s possible to help us all do what we love in new ways. And the same innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices — strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. This is where your work can make a difference in people’s lives. Including your own.


Is prototyping your passion? Does inspiring change get you excited? Come join our team of machinists to build prototypes and manufacture high-quality parts in a safe manner while achieving team performance goals like Quality, Safety, and Capacity Utilization.

The Product Realization Lab is looking for an entry-level 3D printing specialist who will be responsible for preparing, printing, and processing 3D printed models. Maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing a wide range of 3D printing technologies are also key responsibilities. Our department is dynamic and processes are evolving quickly. As a 3D printing specialist, you must be comfortable balancing multiple tasks at once in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.

Pre-processing: Import, repair, and prepare digital 3D files for printing

Printing: Configure print jobs and submit for printing

Support removal: Remove support structure from 3D printed models

Finishing: Finish models as required (sanding, tumbling, blasting, etc.)

Research: Explore new techniques to constantly improve our processes

Troubleshooting: Determine optimal settings for a given customer print job; Able to notice issues with a build, diagnose and fix problems with the printer or process as needed

Shipping: Package printed and CNC parts for shipping, prepare labels and associated shipping paperwork

Communication: Effectively communicate the status of projects on a regular basis


Self-motivated and a self-starter

Good with your hands and can work with small objects precisely

Analytical problem solver

Excellent troubleshooting and interpersonal skills

Attention to detail and a focus on ensuring the highest quality product

Able to work independently or as part of a larger team

Previous experience with CAD software and 3D printing is a plus

Education & Experience

High school diploma or applicable experience

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