Britten, Inc.

Traverse City, MI


Britten is a veteran-owned (VSOB) creative production house dedicated to delivering innovative signage, displays, and event branding solutions that make our customers stand out in a crowd. For 35+ years, we’ve leveraged our state-of-the art design, printing, fabrication, and manufacturing capabilities to propel high-impact campaigns and promotional ideas into the world. Always on time, on strategy, and on budget, we build the stuff that helps people, communities, and businesses flourish and prosper.

Located in Traverse City, Michigan, this creative production studio known as Britten seeks talented individuals to join our team. We’ve built a reputation for saying "yes" to projects others won't touch. Our people make that possible, individuals who put a premium on thoughtful service, care about the people next to them, and are willing to go the extra mile on projects they touch.

What We Seek...

We are looking for hardworking, punctual, and motivated individuals with strong carpentry skills to join our BoxPop team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the skilled trades and have a talent in this area. This individual will be responsible for ensuring customers' orders are manufactured to world class specifications. A resourceful mindset and passion for custom fabrication and manufacturing is essential.

We want people who align with and can live our core values:

We Say Yes
We Hustle

We Think Bigger
We Keep Promises
We Build People Up


Job Summary and Job Functions

  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures, fabricate according to blueprints and shop drawing requirements
  • Determine the appropriate equipment, tools and/or methods needed to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Using precise measurement tools during the fabrication process
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety
  • Utilize other hand and power tools as is deemed necessary to get the job done
  • Willingness and ability to follow MIOSHA and company safety guidelines and protocols
  • Align with and believe in the company core values: We Say Yes, We Hustle, We Think Bigger, We Keep Promises, We Build People Up


Please note this job description is not designed to be exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Proven experience in a carpentry or skilled trades capacity
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Must have an eye for detail and be reliable with a “we say yes” attitude
  • Self-motivated individual with ability to follow instructions and work alone, as well as, work effectively within a team
  • Align with and believe in the company core values: We Say Yes, We Hustle, We Think Bigger, We Keep Promises, We Build People Up

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned
  • Subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
  • Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation

Compensation and Benefits

A competitive hourly rate and/or salary is being offered and a full benefits package for all full-time positions.

Benefits Package Highlights:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance coverage options
  • 401K
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (Full time employees)
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance-company provided
  • Reimbursement for safety glasses and/or work boots (if position requires and qualifies)
  • Company provided safety, skill development and/or leadership training opportunities

Britten, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, genetic information, disability, or any other characteristics as protected by federal, state or local law. Britten, Inc. is a drug free employer.