Requisition Number: 03024228 Final Filing Date: 07-17-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: SCENE TECHNICIAN Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $20.05-23.80/hour Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100%, Mon-Fri, 8am - 5pm. Initial appointment begins 08/15/19 and ends 06/14/20. There is a possibility of extension. If extended, this is a 9 mo position and typically runs from Sept 15 to June 14 Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Non-Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit
Department: THEATRE AND DANCE - 040100 Department Description:
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under direction of the Production Manager and Assistant Technical Director provide support to the scene shop. Construct, paint and prepare necessary scenery, properties and related effects for all performances on the department's eight stages. Provide safety and tool training for faculty, staff and students involved in all productions, projects and laboratories of the department. Lead students and student employees in construction, rigging and dismantling of scenery, properties, and related effects for the department. Assist in the maintenance of the performance facilities, including all stage, rehearsal, classroom, shop, storage and dance spaces. Organize and maintain equipment, materials and supplies.
Physical Demands: Must be able to lift 35 lbs. Must be able to stand and work for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform basic carpentry skills and painting, understand and interpret detailed drawings, and make repairs. Must be able to work in tight spaces. Must be able to climb vertical ladders, occasionally to a height of sixty-five feet (the grid). Must be able to work with noise in an active environment.
Work Environment: Must be able to adjust work week to accommodate performance needs.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: No
Minimum Qualifications: Experience in Dramatic Art or Theatre.
Experience in scenic and properties construction techniques, tools, materials, hardware and fasteners.
Experience with safety procedures, and the safe and proper use of shop tools and equipment, including recognition of defective or damaged equipment, equipment maintenance procedures, and recommendations for equipment repair.
Experience welding with MIG.
Basic knowledge of drafting symbols and drawings.
Knowledge of shop tools, equipment and machinery.
Communication skills to effectively and patiently work with unskilled labor force.
Basic math skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with student staff in academic and laboratory environments.
Skills to understand and interpret designer drawings and renderings into material needs and cut lists.
Skills to move and change scenery on a counterweight system.
Skills to change and rig new purchase lines, tension blocks and idlers, arbors, loft blocks, head blocks, lift lines and accessories.
Ability to maintain orderly working spaces, and to address issues of working inventory in a timely manner.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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