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If you’re passionate about helping others gain access to and learn about technology, shaping the future of making, and having the opportunity to make a meaningful impact both on NextFab and the world, then we’re looking for you.

We offer full-time positions, independent contractor, and instructor positions, as well as a comprehensive benefits package for staff members, including professional development. If interested in joining our team, please send your resume and cover letter to or apply for one of the opportunities listed below.

Part-Time Technical Supervisor: Woodshop/Laser Cutting

NextFab is seeking an engaging and enthusiastic technical team member for their Wilmington location. This person will oversee and instruct members in the facility, ensuring that machinery and equipment are used safely, in accordance with policies. NextFab is a collaborative makerspace for creators of any skill level or interest. We provide access to machinery, education, membership, community, events, and professional services for anything you want to fabricate. By combining digital technology with traditional tools, we’re finding cutting-edge ways to make things, solve problems, and learn by doing. We are looking for candidates for the position who feel passionate about supporting the mission and work of our organization and our customers.

This is a part-time position. Evening and weekend hours are required.


  • Provide technical assistance, safety supervision, teaching, and informal instruction to NextFab members in a friendly and courteous manner
  • Know and enforce NextFab safety, courtesy, and access policies
  • Maintain cleanliness, organization, and safe functionality of shop and tools
  • Develop tutorial projects to promote self-paced learning by members
  • Develop and maintain a high level of competence with woodshop tools and processes. Experience with laser cutting and/ or 3D printing is a plus.
  • Develop and maintain basic competence with tools and processes of other NextFab departments
  • Experience working in a technical environment. Experience with woodworking is required. Experience with laser cutting and/ or 3D printing is a plus.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Design software experience (Adobe Illustrator, etc)
  • Other duties as requested by management

Desirable Skills:

  • CNC experience is a plus.
  • Customer service experience is a plus.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf.