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Bring your magic to Solomon Group.

Looking for a great career opportunity?  You've come to the right place.  We're always looking for people with big ideas to help us WOW clients and grow as a company.  

Applications are accepted online only.  If you have a question, call 504.252.4500 or email us at hr@solomongroup.com.  Solomon Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Solomon Group Careers

Design

Production Designer

Solomon Group is looking for a talented and versatile Production Designer to add to our expanding team.  This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

We’re looking for someone with 3+ years experience as a production designer/scenic designer/rendering artist with a portfolio boasting event, brand activation, broadcast, attractions and architainment projects.

The ideal candidate for this position MUST have:

  • A high level of motivation and creativity, along with a deep knowledge of production design and rendering;
  • Comfort both initiating and developing ideas;
  • The capability to own a production’s design from conception through 3D modeling/rendering and construction documentation;
  • Adeptness at taking a collaborator’s design concept and improving, rendering and detailing it;
  • The ability to demonstrate smart environment ideas that integrate lighting, video projection and/or LED display technology into dynamic scenic elements;
  • Knowledge of the design programs needed to liaise with our fabrication shop and sales team, including SketchUp, AutoCAD and Photoshop;
  • Thorough knowledge of Mac computers and OS, printers, external drives and servers, but also knows his/her way around a PC;
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills;
  • The ability to manage working on multiple projects simultaneously;
  • An ability to maintain an even temper under tight deadlines and stressful conditions;
  • The leadership skills to supervise design assistants on occasion;

Bonus points will be given to candidates having knowledge of fabrication, CNC routing and large-format graphics printing software.

At Solomon Group, we work on several projects at once and are always under deadlines.  You must be quick on your feet, motivated, and enjoy new and creative ways to employ your skill set.  A flexible schedule is also a must, as it sometimes takes nights, weekends and holidays to finish projects on time.

Compensation
Salary will be determined based upon experience.  Solomon Group offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, life insurance, paid parking, cell phone reimbursement, an IRA plan with company match and more.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential production services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.  Our talented, in-house team includes producers, designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. In 2014, Solomon Group was named the No. 10 Top Media Company among America’s fastest-growing private companies on the prestigious Inc. 5000 List.

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To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Fabrication

Technical Designer (Live Events)

Solomon Group is looking for an experienced Technical Designer for Live Events to add to our growing Fabrication Department. This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a deadline-driven environment where our talented designers, project managers, fabricators and technicians produce national, award-winning entertainment productions.

The individual in this position will report directly to the Fabrication Department’s Senior Technical Designer | Live Events.

RESPONSIBILITIES
●  Create production-ready drawings for use by in-house carpenters, welders and other craftsmen.
●  Annotate and dimension provided drawings.
●  Find and present research material to assist with construction.
●  Help to organize shared digital drawing files.
●  Produce cut ready files for CNC operators.
●  Adapt/create/adjust drawings in collaboration with project managers.
●  Conduct site visits to gather measurements when necessary
●  Generally assist the Senior Technical Designer | Live Events in communicating clear, accurate information to shop floor.

REQUIREMENTS
●  Strong visual and verbal communication and organization skills.
●  Proficiency with AutoCAD (2D and 3D) and SketchUp, as well as other CAD programs such as VectorWorks, Revit and Rhino. Grasshopper experience is a plus.
●  Experience in live performance and/or broadcast scenic environment design and fabrication         techniques.
●  Experience working with a wide range of materials including wood, acrylic, aluminum, steel, composites and laminates.
●  The ability to maintain an even temper under tight turnaround times and stressful conditions.
●  Previous fabrication experience a plus.
●  A valid driver’s license.

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group provides a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan and more.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential production services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And for the past four years (2014-2017) Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

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To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Senior Technical Designer (Live Events)

Solomon Group is searching for a collaboratively-minded Senior Technical Designer for Live Events to add to our expanding Fabrication Department.  This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana, one of the fastest-growing cities and employment markets in the country.   

The ideal candidate has an impressive background in the production of all types of live events including, but not limited to, festivals, concerts, corporate meetings, trade shows, brand activations, and private functions. This person must have the ability to interpret client-submitted designs/concepts and transform them into professional shop drawings that our fabrication team will utilize to create the needed elements using standard, conventional building methods.  The person who will thrive in this position knows how to think “outside the box” to solve difficult problems.  The ability to work quickly and to design and adhere to the project’s budget is a must.  Solomon Group’s Sr. Technical Designer for Live Events will oversee several projects at a time utilizing detailers from our drafting pool.   

RESPONSIBILITIES
●  Create working drawings for fabrication with due consideration of budget, shop efficiencies, and deadlines.
●  Work with Project Teams to identify design challenges and develop solutions.
●  Help plan and implement a fabrication workflow for multiple projects happening simultaneously.
●  Develop SOP for coordination, scheduling, and distribution of designs to the CNC Department.
●  Conduct/attend site visits and on-site work as necessary.
●  Travel as needed to plan and execute Solomon Group’s fabrication projects.
●  Help to create and communicate clear, accurate information to the craftsmen on the floor.

REQUIREMENTS
●  Proficiency with both 3D and 2D drafting programs of various types (including SketchUp, AutoCAD, VectorWorks and Illustrator).
●  Experience with corporate, live performance, brand activation, trade show, theatrical settings, and private event design and fabrication techniques.
●  Experience working with a wide range of materials including wood, acrylic, aluminum, steel, composites and laminates.
●  Proficiency with Mac computers and operating systems.
●  Strong communications skills.
●  A valid driver’s license.

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group provides a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, and more.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And for the past four years (2014-2017) Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

APPLY
To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

NOTE:  You will be asked to submit examples of shop drawings from prior projects you have detailed.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.
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Scenic Artist (Part-time)

Solomon Group is looking for a Scenic Artist to add to its expanding Fabrication Department.  This is a part-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a deadline-driven environment where our talented designers, project managers, fabricators and technicians produce national, award-winning entertainment productions.

The individual in this position will report to both the Scenic Department Foreman and the Assistant Fabrication Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS
Level 1

● Experience with paint prepping techniques including finish sanding, bondo / filling, etc.
● Experience with Latex paints. Faux finish work is a PLUS.
● Willingness to learn and practice new finishing techniques.
● Positive attitude and good communication skills.

Level 2
ALL OF THE LEVEL 1 CRITERIA PLUS THE FOLLOWING:
● Faux finish experience.  Commercial grade finishes are a PLUS.
● Experience with various materials including wood, acrylic, foam and aluminum.
● Ability to work on a team without constant supervision.
● Eye for detail.  We produce high quality products quickly.
● Problem solving skills.

Level 3
ALL OF LEVEL 1 AND 2 CRITERIA PLUS THE FOLLOWING:
● Experience with HVLP spraying systems.
● Ability to match custom finishes based on client's ideas / material provided.
● Ability to mix custom paint and stain colors.  
● Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
● Ability to lead a team from start to finish on a project.

NOTE: Please bring photos of past work to talk about during your interview

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
● The ability to stand/walk for long periods of time.
● Self-motivation and independence; the ability to complete tasks in a fast-paced industrial facility.
● The ability to work well with other shop employees to successfully move projects through the fabrication process in an efficient manner.
● The ability to work well with others to create and maintain a positive work environment.
● A flexible schedule and the ability to work nights, weekends and/or holidays as needed.
● The willingness to learn and practice new finishing techniques outside your scope of experience.

COMPENSATION
This position is part-time / temporary.  Salary will be determined based upon experience.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And, for the past four years (2014-2017), Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

APPLY
To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.
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Full-time Painter

Solomon Group is looking for a Painter to add to its expanding Fabrication Department.  This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a deadline-driven environment where our talented designers, project managers, fabricators and technicians produce national, award-winning entertainment productions.

The individual in this position will report to the Finishing/Paint Department Foreman.

REQUIREMENTS
●  Experience with paint prepping techniques (for example, finish sanding, bondo/filler work, preparing surfaces to receive paint).
●  Experience with latex paints, faux finishing.
●  Experience with commercial-grade finishes (lacquers, catalyzed paints, automotive finishes).
●  Experience using airless, air-assisted, and HVLP spray systems.
●  Experience working in a large automotive spray booth.
●  Ability to mix and custom match paint colors and stains.
●  Ability to produce a high-end spray finish on various materials, including but not limited to wood, plastic, acrylic, aluminum and steel.
●  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
●  Good problem-solving skills.
●  The ability to stand/walk for long periods of time.
●  Self-motivation and independence.
●  The ability to complete tasks in a fast-paced industrial facility.
●  The ability to work well with other shop employees to successfully move projects through the fabrication process in an efficient manner.
●  The ability to work well with others to create and maintain a positive work environment.
●  A flexible schedule and the ability to work nights, weekends and/or holidays as needed.
●  The willingness to learn and practice new finishing techniques outside your scope of experience.

Candidate may be asked to perform spray test prior to being offered employment.

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group provides a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan and more.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company performs all of the essential production services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And, for the past three years (2014-2016), Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

APPLY
To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Full-time Carpenter

Solomon Group is seeking an experienced, high-end design and build Carpenter/Millworker/Machinist to work in our growing fabrication shop.  We're looking for talented people with previous experience in event, exhibition, set, and retail fixture fabrication.  This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Responsible for fabrication, maintenance, service, and installation of equipment as related to the event and rental production industry.  The person hired will cut, sand, build, construct, paint and repair wood product, build scenic/stage projects, and assist in the fabrication and construction of sets on show sites.  The individual in this position is responsible for completing projects in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

RESPONSIBILITIES
●  Maintenance and service of equipment on an as needed and scheduled basis.
●  Custom fabrication, assembly, and finish work of wood, metal, and plastic products as related to Company business.
●  Troubleshooting and repair of rental production equipment.
●  Operation of the following equipment: table saw, drill press, miter saw/chop saw, router (hand and table), air tools, fasteners, wrenches, air sprayers, etc.
●  Assist with the preventative maintenance of equipment.
●  Work in a safe, positive manner showing respect to others and contributing to the team.
●  Assist with and work production events as needed.
●  Occasionally work on installation sites in assisting our Project Managers.
●  Work to include fabrication, installation, and strike.

REQUIREMENTS
●  Must have a minimum of three (3) years of carpentry work experience.
●  Ability to read shop plans.
●  Must be able to work cleanly, efficiently, and safely while maintaining high finish quality under short deadlines. 
●  Previous cabinet joinery, millwork, metalworking, laminate, and plastics experience in a shop setting.
●  Experience in any of the following: CNC operating and programming, large-format printing, vinyl application, sculpting, casting or spray-finishing -- while not required -- is a big plus.

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group provides a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan and more.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company performs all of the essential production services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And, for the past three years (2014-2016), Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

APPLY
To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Full-time Welder

Solomon Group is currently searching for an Aluminum Welder to add to our expanding Fabrication Department.  The ideal candidate will have three or more years of experience with both tig and mig welding.  This is a full-time position based in New Orlens, Louisiana. 

The individual in this position will report directly to the Fabrication Manager, and is needed to produce integral components used in the shop through the fabrication and welding of key parts of the assembly. The right applicant will work closely with the other staff members in the Fabrication Department, each of whom produce key parts of the overall project.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Fabricating metal assemblies.
• Welding various components.
• Assembling components.
• Performing other duties in support of fabrication.

REQUIREMENTS
• Basic math skills.
• The ability to read and follow technical drawings and drafting.
• Some CNC experience.
• The ability to read tape measures and work with basic hand and power tools.
• Previous metal welding and fabrication experience.
• Experience building jigs and working under tight tolerances.
• The ability to work a flexible schedule.
• A positive, can-do attitude and the eagerness to be part of a busy, productive team.
• The desire to learn from experienced technicians.
• The ability to work under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods.

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group provides a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan and more.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company performs all of the essential production services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And, for the past three years (2014-2016), Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

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To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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CNC Operator I (Part-Time)

Solomon Group is seeking a talented CNC Operator (Level 1). A CNC Operator I produces finished parts from a variety of materials including wood, non-ferrous metals, and plastics. The ideal candidate thrives in a deadline-driven environment and has the ability to work independently in a fast-paced setting with fluctuating demands.  This is a part-time position in New Orleans, Louisiana.

RESPONSIBILITIES
∙ Intermediate setup of multiple CNC routers.  
∙ Load and unload various sheet goods including wood, aluminum and plastics up to 50 lbs.
∙ Maintain a clean and safe work area.
∙ Inspect / clean tools and machinery daily.
∙ Uphold quality standards and report inconsistency to shift supervisor.
∙ Respond to priorities efficiently as they change throughout the shift.
∙ Quality check all material for defects before initiating the cutting sequence and report concerns to shift supervisor.
∙ Label / organize finished parts according to project and release them to the appropriate department.

QUALIFICATIONS
∙ 1-2 years of CNC operator experience or a technical studies degree.  
∙ Intermediate setup of multiple CNC routers with some supervision.
∙ High attention to detail with the ability to work both independently or with a team.
∙ Must be punctual and flexible to changing shift demands.
∙ Ability to work night shift / weekend and some holidays when required is a PLUS.   
∙ Computer literate and proficiency in math. (geometry / trigonometry)

COMPENSATION
This position is part-time.  Salary will be determined based upon experience.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And, for the past four years (2014-2017), Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

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To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Painter (Part-time)

Solomon Group is looking for Painters to add to its expanding Fabrication Department.  These are part-time positions based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The ideal candidates will thrive in a deadline-driven environment where our talented designers, project managers, fabricators and technicians produce national, award-winning entertainment productions.

The individuals in this position will report to the Paint Department Foreman.

Experience & skills preferred:

  • Experience with paint prepping techniques (for example, finish sanding, bondo/filler work, preparing surfaces to receive paint).
  • Experience with latex paints, faux finishing.
  • Experience with commercial-grade finishes (lacquers, catalyzed paints, automotive finishes).
  • Experience using airless, air-assisted, and HVLP spray systems.
  • Experience working in a large automotive spray booth.
  • Ability to mix and custom match paint colors and stains.
  • Ability to produce a high-end spray finish on various materials, including but not limited to wood, plastic, acrylic, aluminum and steel.

    NOTE: Candidate may be asked to perform spray test prior to being offered employment.

Additional requirements for this position include:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to stand/walk for long periods of time.
  • Self-motivation and independence; the ability to complete tasks in a fast-paced industrial facility.
  • The ability to work well with other shop employees to successfully move projects through the fabrication process in an efficient manner.
  • The ability to work well with others to create and maintain a positive work environment.
  • A flexible schedule and the ability to work nights, weekends and/or holidays as needed.
  • The willingness to learn and practice new finishing techniques outside your scope of experience.

Compensation
This position is part-time / temporary.  Salary will be determined based upon experience.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And, for the past four years (2014-2017), Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

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To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Welder (Part-time)

Solomon Group is currently searching for Aluminum Welders to add to our talented Fabrication Department.  The ideal candidates will have three or more years of experience with both tig and mig welding.  This position will report directly to the Metal Fabrication Department Foreman.

The individuals in this position are needed to produce integral components used in the shop through the fabrication and welding of key parts of the assembly. The right applicants will work closely with the other staff members in the Fabrication Department, each of whom produce key parts of the overall project.

Responsibilities include:
• Fabricating metal assemblies
• Welding various components
• Assembling components
• Performing other duties in support of fabrication

Ideal candidates must have:
• Basic math skills
• The ability to read and follow technical drawings and drafting
• Some CNC experience
• The ability to read tape measures and work with basic hand and power tools
• Previous metal welding and fabrication experience
• Experience building jigs and working under tight tolerances
• The ability to work a flexible schedule
• A positive, can-do attitude and the eagerness to be part of a busy, productive team
• The desire to learn from experienced technicians
• The ability to work under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods

Compensation
This position is part-time / temporary.  Salary will be determined based upon experience.

About Solomon Group

Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And, for the past four years (2014-2017), Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

APPLY
To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Fabrication Shop Assistant (Part-time)

Solomon Group produces major events, multimedia installations and gorgeous scenic environments.  Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees, some of the country’s most immersive museum exhibits, and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

Solomon Group is currently hiring Shop Assistants to work with the skilled craftsmen in our Fabrication Department.  These are entry-level positions that report to our Fabrication Shop Foreman.

Responsibilities include:
• Assisting carpenters and other craftsmen by gathering and prepping materials, and generally helping to make the work process smooth;
• Assisting in shop maintenance and cleaning;
• Running simple errands such as pick ups at hardware stores and deliveries to workers on-site in the New Orleans area;
• Preparing production elements for shipping;
• Loading and unloading equipment from trucks at the Fabrication Shop and on-site.

Ideal candidates must have:
• The ability to lift up to 50 lbs.;
• A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record;
• A basic understanding of hand tools and power tools and a good comfort level using them in their most basic functions;
• A positive, can-do attitude and the desire to be part of a busy, productive team;
• The desire to learn from experienced carpenters, welders, painters and other craftsmen.

Compensation
This position is part-time / temporary and pays at a rate of $10.50/hr.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness.

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To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Carpenter (Part-time)

Solomon Group is looking for an experienced, high-end design and build fabrication shop carpenter/millworker/machinist.  This is a part-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

We are looking for talented people with previous experience in event, exhibition, set and retail fixture fabrication.  Must have a minimum of three (3) years of carpentry work experience.

The right candidate must be able to work cleanly, efficiently and safely while maintaining high finish quality under short deadlines.  Previous cabinet joinery, millwork, metalworking, laminate and plastics experience in a shop setting is needed.  Work to include fabrication, install and strike.

Must be able to read shop plans.  Experience in any of the following: CNC operating and programming, large-format printing, vinyl application, sculpting, casting or spray-finishing -- while not required -- is a big plus.

Responsible for fabrication, maintenance, service and installation of equipment as related to the event and rental production industry.  The person hired will cut, sand, build, construct, paint and repair wood product, build scenic/stage projects, and assist in the fabrication and construction of sets on show sites.  The individual in this position is responsible for completing projects in the most efficient and effective manner.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance and service of equipment on an as needed and scheduled basis;
  • Custom fabrication, assembly and finish work of wood, metal and plastic products as related to Company business;
  • Troubleshooting and repair of rental production equipment;
  • Responsible for operation of the following equipment: table saw, drill press, miter saw/chop saw, router (hand and table), air tools, fasteners, wrenches, air sprayers, etc.;
  • Assist with the preventative maintenance of equipment;
  • Work in a safe, positive manner showing respect to others and contributing to the team;
  • Assist with and work production events as needed;
  • Occasionally work on installation sites in assisting our Project Managers.

Compensation
The hourly rate for this part-time/temporary position will be based on experience.

About Solomon Group
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And, for the past four years (2014-2017), Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

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To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Graphics

Print Shop Assistant (Part-time)

Solomon Group produces major events, multimedia installations and gorgeous scenic environments.  Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees... some of the country’s most immersive museum exhibits... and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

Solomon Group is currently hiring Print Shop Assistants to work with the skilled craftsmen in our Graphics Department.  These are part-time (day and evening shifts), entry-level positions based in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Print Shop Assistants report directly to Solomon Group’s Print Shop Production Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES
● Assisting Print Shop technicians and other craftsmen by gathering and prepping materials, and generally helping to make the work process smooth.
● Assisting in shop maintenance and cleaning.
● Running simple errands such as pick ups at hardware stores and deliveries to workers on-site in the New Orleans area.
● Preparing production elements for shipping.
● Loading and unloading equipment from trucks at the Print Shop and on-site.

REQUIREMENTS
● The ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
● A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
● A basic understanding of hand tools and power tools and a good comfort level using them in their most basic functions.
● A positive, can-do attitude and the desire to be part of a busy, productive team.
● The desire to learn from experienced carpenters, welders, painters and other craftsmen.

COMPENSATION
This position is part-time/temporary and pays at a rate of $10.50/hr.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And for the past four years (2014-2017) Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

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To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Print Shop Fine Finisher (Part-time)

Solomon Group is searching for a Print Shop Fine Finisher to add to our growing Graphics Department.  This is a part-time position (day and evening shifts) based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The primary purpose of this role is to produce museum-quality graphics. Extreme attention to detail is necessary during all steps of graphics fabrication. Fabrication methods include: first and second surface mounting with a variety of graphic films and substrates; large-scale fabric prints requiring seaming and assembly; graphic wallpaper; direct prints to a variety of substrates; prints to high-quality photo papers; and matte cutting and mounting.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Physical requirements include stooping, kneeling, bending, standing, squatting/crouching, crawling/kneeling, pushing/pulling, climbing (ladders) and reaching above the shoulders, and lifting of up to 50 lbs. Must be able to lift and transport moderately heavy objects. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

The individual in this position will report directly to the Print Shop Production Manager.

REQUIREMENTS
● The ability to work with minimal direct supervision.
● A results-oriented, deadline-driven work ethic.
● A positive, can-do attitude and the desire to be part of a busy, productive team.
● Strong verbal and written communication skills.
● Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills.
● Reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and a clean driving record.
● Good eyesight and attention to detail for color and text proofing.
● The willingness to learn new software as needed.

COMPENSATION
This position is part-time/temporary and pays at a rate of $12.50/hr.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And for the past four years (2014-2017) Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

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To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Production

Entertainment Technician (Part-time)

Solomon Group produces major events, multimedia installations and gorgeous scenic environments.  Seriously.  We're talking HUGE concerts, galas and festivals with celebrity talent and thousands of attendees as well as some of the country’s most immersive museum exhibits and scenic environments you've probably seen on TV.

Sound good so far?  Read on.

Solomon Group is currently hiring Entertainment Technicians to work with the skilled team in our Production Department.  These are part-time (day and evening shifts) positions based in New Orleans, Louisiana.  

We’re looking for sharp entertainment techs who love a fast-paced work environment.  Solomon Group is seeking individuals with any, all or part of the following skills and industry experience:  Sound, Lighting, Rigging, Video, LED Screen Panels, Media Servers, Camera Operator, and Automation.  Experience in more than one technical area is a huge PLUS.

This is a career-building opportunity with one of the fastest-growing entertainment services firms in the country.

REQUIREMENTS
● Candidates should possess demonstrable technical training and experience in the entertainment technology industry on a professional level.
● The ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
● Superior hospitality, time, and project management skills.
● Must be able to work a flexible schedule and for the duration of various events, including set-up, event execution and break down.
● Ability to work long hours over the course of multiple days in a row is a must.
● A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
● A positive, can-do attitude and the desire to be part of a busy, productive team.

COMPENSATION
This is part-time/temporary position. Salary will be determined based upon experience.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And for the past four years (2014-2017) Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

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To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Integration

Senior Systems Designer/Programmer

Solomon Group is looking for an experienced, technically savvy Senior Systems Designer/Programmer to join our team.  This person will work closely with our permanent installations, live events, and special systems teams to implement state-of-the-art hardware and software solutions for our projects.  This can include everything from custom show control systems to IoT electronics design and programming.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years integration and installation/programming experience with a variety of successful events in diverse environments including high-end museums.

RESPONSIBILITIES
●  Programming show control software.
●  Overseeing and installation of AV/computer/lighting hardware and programming processes involved with the integration of installed hardware.
●  Programming integrated controllers such as PLCs, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, etc.
●  Consulting with and working with IT/Special Systems department on development and implementation of web-based user interfaces, databases, etc. as they relate to on-site hardware.
●  Establishing and implementing standard operating procedures for all assigned productions.
●  Serving as liaison among different departments throughout projects.

REQUIREMENTS
●  Show control programming experience.
●  PLC/Ladder Logic Programming.
●  IOT programming (Arduino/Raspberry Pi, etc.).
●  Experience with RFID concepts as it relates to best practices for hardware and the various types of chips available.
●  Comfortable with aerial platforms (boom & scissor lifts) and climbing scaffolding.
●  The ability to effectively lead and motivate a project team.
●  Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
●  Superb interpersonal skills.
●  Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of projects simultaneously.
●  The ability to maintain an even temper under tight deadlines and stressful conditions.
●  Outstanding troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

At Solomon Group, we work on several productions at once.  So you must be quick on your feet, motivated, and enjoy new and creative ways to employ your skill set.  A flexible schedule is also a must, since most of our projects take place during nights, weekends and holidays. Some travel may be required.

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group provides a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan and more.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company performs all of the essential production services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And, for the past three years (2014-2016), Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

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Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.
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Business Development

Sales Manager

Solomon Group is looking for an experienced Sales Manager to work with our growing business development team.  This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The ideal candidate must enjoy working with clients from diverse industries, be comfortable handling multiple projects at once, and thrive in a deadline-driven environment where our talented designers, project managers, fabricators and technicians produce national entertainment productions.

The individual in this position will report directly to the President.
 

POSITION SUMMARY
We’re looking for a high-performer who excels at sales and understands how to effectively build and maintain client relationships.  Solomon Group produces all types of events and audience experiences, including concerts, annual galas, multi-day festivals, corporate theater, arena shows, general sessions, brand activations, themed attractions and broadcast environments.  Applicants must have a general knowledge of the latest in A/V event production (staging, LED displays, sound, lighting, video, etc.), large-format graphics, custom fabrication, and the ability to sell an unforgettable audience experience.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES
●  Manage sales operations.
●  Work with the President to develop long-range sales strategies and goals.
●  Support functions essential to the productivity of the sales team, including planning and reporting.
●  Develop and maintain relationships with new clients, current clients and team members.
●  Execute sales plans to enhance profitability, productivity and efficiency.
●  Implement strategies for expanding scope of work with current client base.
●  Increase Solomon Group’s national client roster.
●  Proactively identify opportunities for sales process improvement.
●  Research and develop target sales markets.
●  Develop personal relationships with key client contacts.
●  Work with our production designers and personnel to plan and execute client events (as needed).
●  Maintain high ethical standards and a professional image at all times.
 

REQUIREMENTS
●  Bachelor’s degree (Business, Marketing, or related field preferred).
●  5+ years sales experience with proven track record (event sales experience preferred).
●  Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
●  Superb organizational, project management, and interpersonal skills.
●  Outstanding selling abilities.
●  Knowledge of and experience with A/V event production.
●  Strong decision-making and prioritization skills.
●  Ability to convey design concepts and basic technical information to client contacts.
●  Energetic, forward thinking, creative, and resourceful work style.
●  Ability to plan and manage at both strategic and operational levels.
●  Strong understanding of financial projection principles.
●  Ability to think ahead and plan over a multi-year time span.
●  Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.
●  Proficient with Mac computers, mobile devices, and MS Office.
●  Willing and able to learn new software as needed.
●  Occasional to frequent travel.

Candidate may be tested on some of the above, and/or asked to provide samples of work.
 

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with experience.  Solomon Group provides a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan and more.
 

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential production services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And, for the past three years (2014-2016), Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.
 

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To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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Operations

Warehouse Assistant (Part-time)

Solomon Group is currently hiring Warehouse Assistants to support our Operations Department with the accurate shipping and receiving of all show materials.  These are entry-level positions that will report to our Warehouse Supervisor.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Pulling and prepping show materials;
• Assisting with shop maintenance and cleaning;
• Running simple errands such as pickups from vendors and deliveries to workers on site in the New Orleans area;
• Preparing production elements for shipping;
• Loading and unloading equipment from trucks, both at the warehouse and on site.

Ideal candidates must have:
• The ability to lift up to 75 lbs;
• A clean driving record (Class D license a plus);
• Ability to work a flexible schedule;
• Forklift experience (preferred);
• A positive, can-do attitude and the eagerness to be part of a busy, productive team;
• The desire to learn from experienced technicians.

Compensation
This position is part-time / temporary and pays at a rate of $12.00/hr.

ABOUT SOLOMON GROUP
Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides full A/V production services for world-class live events, riveting themed attractions, dazzling broadcast environments and spectacular architainment projects.   Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of clients in the United States and Canada.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In 2012 and 2013, Solomon Group was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness.

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To be considered for this position, please fill out the Online Application below.  You can attach your résumé near the bottom of the application.

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.

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