Scenic Carpenter

Scenic Carpenter

The Hippodrome Theatre is looking to hire a Scenic Carpenter.
This is a full-time, hourly position with insurance, sick and vacation pay.
Starting immediately.
Please send your resume with a cover letter to Bob Robins

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Construct scenic elements out of wood, metal, and other materials.
  • Install scenery on stage and complete scenic notes during the load-in, tech and preview process.
  • Move scenery around the scene shop and theatre and load and unload trucks with scenery and other materials as needed.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and efficient work environment by putting away tools and equipment after use, keeping materials and equipment organized, sweeping up dust and debris and other related tasks.
  • Assist with hanging soft good.
  • Maintain and promote a safe work environment by following all safety regulations and alerting a supervisor of safety issues

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A positive, willing attitude
  • 5+ years Carpentry experience
  • Extensive knowledge of stationary and hand-held power tools including table saw, routers and typical rotary and circular bit/blade tools
  • Must be proficient with shop tools and have a good working knowledge of theatrical scenery.
  • Must take direction well and work as part of a team.
  • Willingness to learn theatrical terminology for ease of onsite communication.
  • Ability to take direction and work with others as a cohesive team.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with people that are mixed across lines of differences such as race, gender-identity, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class, and immigrant status.
  • With advanced notice, ability to work a flexible schedule including morning, evening, and weekend hours.
  • Ability to frequently lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to regularly stand, stoop, bend, kneel, reach and climb in various positions to perform tasks.
  • Ability to climb ladders and work in high places.