Reports To: Technical Director
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Summary of the Job
This employee is responsible for the safe construction, installation, and removal of scenery as outlined by the Technical Director and /or Shop Foreman. A carpenter has demonstrated a sufficient level of competency in the application of all of the tools, materials, and methods used in the making and operation of safe and effective scenic elements for live theatre, in addition to motivation to participate in a fast-paced artistic environment.
Build scenery safely and efficiently; Rig scenery safely and efficiently; Report safety and staff issues to supervisor; Must attend all strike and load in work calls, unless excused by the Technical Director; Must wear all safety equipment required for a given task; Job may require heavy lifting, ladder work, and long hours.
Additional functions as assigned by the Technical Director and/or the Assistant Technical Director as needed.
Formal or advanced training in carpentry or technical production.
Knowledge of all aspects of carpentry (framing, trim, etc.)
Knowledge of the basic aspects of welding and metal fabrication techniques
Demonstrated knowledge of basic aspects of stage rigging.
Knowledge and proficiency of all hand and power tools in the scene shop and theatre
The ability to work independently
A self motivator with the ability to motivate others
Ability to read and use a tape measure
Ability to read designer plates and working drawings
The willingness to do a project correctly, and guide others to do so
Disclaimer: Although Barter Theatre has attempted to accurately and thoroughly describe this position, Barter Theatre reserves the right to change, add, or to subtract from the duties outlined, within the sole discretion of Barter Theatre, at any time, with or without advance notice.