• Pipe and Drape Lead Installer-MD

    Job Location(s) US-MD-Hanover
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/7/2019 10:54 AM)
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  • Overview

    Lead Pipe and Drape Installers at CORT direct and manage the installation and dismantling of Pipe and Drape + LED Uplighting rental jobs.  This role is based out of CORT’s event business located in Hanover, Maryland, adjacent to the BWI airport.  This CORT facility serves the DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia markets, and Mid-Atlantic areas.  This role will be responsible for on-site management of both set up and strike of drape and LED uplights for a variety of corporate events, large parties, and other applications for CORT’s event décor offering. Stage hands


    The role of Lead Pipe and Drape Installer requires a minimum of three years’ experience as the Lead Installer on rental drape installations, preferably in high volume, fast paced rental environments.  This person must be able to accurately measure rooms for drape, translating those measurements into product lists.  This person must also be able to address common situations which are part of drape installations, including varying ceiling heights, door openings, and last minutes changes.  The Lead Installer must also have considerable experience managing installation crews.   Lastly, it is highly preferable that the candidate have a good working knowledge of LED uplights.


    • Pull and load pipe & drape orders.
    • Erect pipe and drape at client sites, hotels, and other venues
    • Work to satisfy client needs on job sites, which often includes short notice requests for changes and modifications.
    • Work within CORT’s computerized inventory system to check and restock items after use.
    • Oversee training, activity and safety of temporary labor.
    • Load trucks to distribute weight evenly and protect product.
    • Conduct pre-use truck inspection.
    • Drive truck to delivery/pick-up locations.
    • Manage paperwork-governing deliver/pick-up.
    • Warehouse duties for pipe and drape as assigned.
    • Clean and make repairs to product.
    • Communicate progress to customer, sales and supervisor.
    • Periodically assist in the warehousing and delivery of rental furniture.



    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Reads, understands and communicates effectively in English
    • Must have valid state driver’s license and safe driving record
    • At least 21 years of age
    • Reliable vehicle
    • Safe truck driver able to do city driving
    • Knowledgeable in pipe and drape installation and take down
    • Experience in managing inventory and counts
    • Organized and consistent in checking staged product against delivery manifest
    • Quick thinking and problem solving skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Excellent customer service
    • Demonstrates enthusiasm and is willing to work long hours as a team
    • This is a full time position averaging 40 hours per week.  Opportunity for overtime.

    Additional Information


    As part of a national company, CORT Furniture Rental offers opportunities for career development, professional growth, a competitive salaries with position-specific incentive or commission plans, a comprehensive benefit plan, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, educational expense reimbursement and employee discounts. 


    CORT conducts drug screening, background checks and MVR checks (if applicable) as a condition of employment. CORT also participates in the E-Verify program.


    EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disability


    CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring and other services. CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings is the leading nationwide provider of rental furnishings, as well as pipe and drape, for the exhibit and events industry. From high-profile special events to corporate meetings to weddings, CORT provides the rental furnishings that make exhibitions and events possible. For more information on CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings, visit www.CORTevents.com.



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