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Iron Mountain Freelance -Full time Art Handling Specialist in Ridgefield, Connecticut

At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary, while helping them bridge the physical and digital world. Our people have the opportunity to bring their creativity to a workplace that thrives on change. Here, you will be part of a team that doesn’t just embrace what’s exceptional. It creates exceptional.

As a trusted partner to our clients there is a requirement that our Mountaineers must be vaccinated.

Art Handling Specialists are responsible for ensuring the safe handling of artworks for packing/crating, storage, in transit and during onsite projects. This position will also provide leadership and guidance during projects while acting as liaison between clients and company managers.


  • Handle and move packaged and unpackaged artworks

  • Wrap and pack with designated techniques, materials, and crates

  • Install/de-install artworks during onsite projects using proper techniques and tools

  • Assist on rigging/heavy object movement with Gantry/Forklift/Crane or other specialized equipment

  • Load/unload trucks to ensure safe transit

  • Plan the organization and packing of trucks to ensure utmost safety of objects during transit

  • Conduct inspection reports for various types of art objects

  • Lead a team; provide guidance and coaching during projects

  • Act as liaison while onsite between clients and company management

  • Determine strategy for projects, particularly when senior staff are not onsite

  • Complete daily forms, and document status and scope of work in progress

  • Organize and maintain operational tools and materials


  • Associate’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience

  • Knowledge and interest in fine art, decorative art and/or design

  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry standard packing, crating, and installation techniques and materials

  • Communicates clearly to clients and coworkers

  • Detail oriented: thorough, organized, accurate and productive in work

  • Must be a team player, with the ability to lead and effectively communicate instructions

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work well under pressure

  • 2 + years experience within the fine arts transportation or specialized removals industry

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Clean personal and previous employment

  • Able to travel to regional locations for onsite work

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours based on the needs of the project


Physical Requirements : lifting, moving, heavy objects (in excess of 75 lbs.), bending, kneeling, crouching, etc. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and lift a min. of 50lbs on their own.

Travel Requirements :

Local 95%

Overnight 5%

Utilization of Time and Equipment :

5% Laptop / desktop computer, telephone, projector

95% Lifting, moving, pushing and pulling equipment, cases, containers, or boxes in excess of: 10 - 20 lbs.

Licenses & Certifications Required : Must have valid driver’s license

Qualifications :

Minimum Education: High School Degree

Minimum Experience: 2 Years

Preferred Education: 4-Year College Degree

Preferred Experience: 4 Years

Category: Operations Group

Iron Mountain is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit and hire applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor prohibited by law.

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Requisition: J0036439