Join a culture of outdoor enthusiasts and help build climbing communities across North America. Perks include a free gym membership at The Front Climbing Club, gear discounts and adventurous co-workers.
Vertical Solutions leads the evolution of indoor rock climbing by constructing stunning, world-class climbing gyms that are Never The Same. With any combination of modular panel designs, unique stains, paints and textured surfaces, all proudly-produced in the USA, we give clients full customization to fit their vision. We have an unmatched team contributing their expertise and passion to our mission and we’re looking to add a Project Manager who will take the lead on multiple construction projects & help clients achieve their vision. Here’s what we’re looking for:
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management or related field, applicable work experience can substitute for the degree.
Work Experience: Minimum of three years of project management experience.
Analytical Skills: Must be good at planning for large-scale, multi-step projects.
Communication: Good writing and speaking skills are needed for communicating with clients to achieve high levels of satisfaction.
Time-Management: Deadlines are crucial. Making sure that everything is on time and moving smoothly is a critical part of the job.
Management Skills: Must lead projects successfully & keep construction teams motivated and focused on the job. Must hold teams accountable for their work performance.
Technical Skills: Must be an expert in construction methodologies, ability to read blueprints and understand other technical aspects of construction.
Business Acumen: Must understand business operational practices, P&L, margins and job costing to insure budget adherence.
Goal-Oriented: Plan for and implement group goals to successfully achieve department targets.
As the Marketing Manager at Vertical Solutions, you will be responsible for developing the company’s brands, manage the creation of marketing materials and content to generate sales as well as analyze current and potential markets to maximize growth and profitability. This role will focus on creating and promoting content to highlight our unique designs and projects.
You will need hands-on experience with strategic copy development, brand messaging, digital communications and technical writing. We are looking for someone with 3 years of marketing, business or sales experience and has the ability to set vision and drive concepts through the entire creative and development process.
This role will operate various machinery and tools to manufacture polyurethane climbing holds and silicone molds. They will also assist with shop operations including mixing, pouring, sanding, operating machinery and quality control.
Create a large variety of climbing holds by repetitively pouring, painting and molding;
Sand and drill holds using various power and hand tools;
Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs), general directions, quality-control programs and safety requirements for all production operations;
Keep a clean, organized working environment;
Other general labor work (e.g. sweep, clean up job stations, run errands, etc.);
Evaluate existing processes and design training systems to improve operations, improve onboarding and training for new hires, ensure quality control and develop best practices throughout the organization. This role will set up a training program in the Salt Lake City shop and travel on occasion to audit project sites across the U.S. to ensure our teams are building to set standards and are using a consistent, efficient process.
Must be organized, a minimum of 3 years manufacturing or construction experience, and the ability to enforce standard operating procedures to reduce errors and increase efficiency.
We are looking for skilled welders & fabricators that can help build materials for unique indoor rock climbing gym projects. We need people that are hard-working, experienced in an array of construction/installation jobs and mix well with our culture of outdoor enthusiasts.
Here’s what we’re looking for:
Minimum 2-3 years professional experience welding with MIG & Stick;
Welding certification preferred;
Must be able to read blue prints/plans;
Other skills such as rough or finish carpentry a bonus;
We design and construct our climbing walls with a welded structural steel frame, three layers of sheeting material and finally various forms of wood, from a structural plywood base up to highly aesthetic hardwoods you see on the surface. As part of our team, we’d love you to have professional on-the-job construction training either as a jack-of-all-trades or an experienced rough/finish carpenter. Most shifts when traveling are M-F between 7am to 6pm and averaging 50 hours per week, but the ability to work weekends with overtime is crucial for project completion in many cases.
Most climbing gyms are in major cities, so this job is a great way to make money working on challenging projects, while traveling to different parts of the US. Housing is typically provided in Airbnbs, as quality of life is extremely important to our company culture. Although extended personal time is supported and encouraged, we have no shortage of work for capable people. We are looking for candidates with long-term potential on our team. Additionally, Health Care options are provided after a short waiting period.
Carry out pad installation for climbing gyms in Utah and across the U.S. This includes different materials and systems including an envelope construction method or a tarp system using waterproof and stainproof nylon as well as high-quality foams. We are looking for someone who has the ability to work long days, has a minimum of 6 months to 1 year of difficult manual labor experience, and can travel 25+ weeks out of the year. When traveling we provide meal per diems, travel pay and housing is typically provided in Airbnbs, as the quality of life is extremely important to our company culture. Learn more about our pads and flooring here!