We started Blokable in 2016 to change the way housing is developed, built, and owned, and to create a new way to convert land into housing. Our proprietary Blokable Building System unlocks previously unavailable efficiencies through standardized, prefab housing components called Bloks, which can be combined and stacked into a variety of configurations, including high-density, multi-story residential. The combination of our prefab system with our vertically integrated design-build development model enables Blokable to deliver large scale, high quality, low-cost, human-centric housing solutions into regions suffering from the lack of housing options.
The Fabrication Developer will actively collaborate from within our Product Team in Vancouver, WA and will focus on Blokable’s internal development of products and features used across our prefabricated housing product. The Fabrication Developer will be required to take design intent drawings and create physical mockups and iterate towards ready to build details. In addition, the role will produce 2-D and 3-D product CAD assets, fabrication detailing and instructions, and as-built drawings with an eye towards manufacturability. Outcomes of that work may extend into advanced materials and methods as well as the integration of new technology within our built environments.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience with rapid fabrication skills in various materials (wood, steel, plastics, etc) and have the ability to interpret design intent details from 2-D and 3-D CAD assets. You will have developed and/or interpreted and edited build/construction set drawings and /or technical drawing packages. You will be required to create and edit detailed 3-D CAD assets of all of your work and review/communicate for internal stakeholder approval. Additional experience and skills in 3-D printing, CNC technology or other rapid manufacturing methods is ideal. Experience in consumer product development, architecture, exhibits and trade shows, or modular housing a plus.
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