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Pratt Production Facilities Technician (71104) in Brooklyn, New York

Pratt Institute's School of Architecture is seeking qualified candidates to fill three technician positions in our Production Facilities. Technicians supervise and manage the day-to-day operations of the Architecture Production Facilities and serve the curricular and research production needs of the school’s four department’s Undergraduate Architecture (UA), Graduate Architecture and Urban Design (GAUD), The Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment (GCPE), and Construction Management, Facilities Management, and Real Estate Practice (CM FM REP).

On a typical day you will be expected to:

  • Under supervision, maintain, and improve the School of Architecture Production Facilities, including Wood Shop, Laser Cutting Shop, CNC, Metal, Machine, and Industrial Robotics shops, as clean, functional, well-organized, and safe working environments.

  • Supervise, train and manage student workers on a daily basis.

  • Maintain metrics of equipment, and maintain inventory of materials.

  • Assist and train instructors and students in technical aspects of shop-related needs to support the pedagogy.

  • Ensure compliance with health and safety code. Report any hazardous conditions or accidents in the shops; ensure that proper actions are taken to correct these conditions.


The Pratt Institute School of Architecture (SoA) educates future leaders in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, city and regional planning, construction and facilities management, environmental management, and urban placemaking. We see the design, planning, and management of the built environment as tools for addressing the critical issues of our time—especially social justice and the climate crisis. Students at the Pratt SoA build the skills and knowledge needed to respond to these complex and evolving challenges in a uniquely versatile, innovative, and ethical way in an environment of disciplinary, intellectual, and cultural diversity.


Pratt Institute provides the creative leaders of tomorrow the knowledge and experience to make a better world. A top-ranked college with opportunities in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Institute’s impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, a landmark building and public gallery in Manhattan, and an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers. Pratt Institute is situated on Lenapehoking, the traditional and unceded homeland of the Lenape, past, present, and future. For more information on our Living Land Acknowledgement, please see

This is an OPEIU Local 153 Technical position. The Salary Range is $51,000 - $65,000 + Generous Benefits:

  • 403B Retirement Program

  • Supplemental Retirement Account

  • Tuition Benefits for Employees and Dependents

  • Tuition Exchange Program

  • Summer hours

  • Flexible Spending Accounts - commuter, medical, dependent care

  • Childcare Benefit

  • Basic life and AD&D insurance provided by Pratt

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Coverage

  • Paid time off - vacation days, sick leave, and major holidays off

  • Additional Perks - free entry to select museums and cultural institutions, free use of campus recreation facilities, affordable